Project: Condé Nast Building @ Four Times Square
Architect: Fox & Fowle Architects, P.C.
Location: New York, NY
Fireproofing: Monokote® MK-6
This 48-story building has attracted national attention because of its
focus on sustainable design practices and environmental responsibility.
Developed by the Durst Organization, Inc., the building incorporates sustainable
building practices with a commitment to supplying construction materials
that exhibit durability, appropriateness, performance and attention to
occupational health and safety during the manufacturing process.
The Challenge . . .
The architects selected construction materials with a preference for those
that contained the maximum percentage of recycled content and low-to-no
VOC's while avoiding materials that might be harmful to workers' health
or the environment.
The Solution . . .
Monokote® MK-6 met or exceeded the environmental performance guidelines
for the Condé Nast Building. Excellent in-place performance characteristics,
combined with high recycled content, made Monokote® the fireproofing product