moise safra community center

platt byard dovell white architects  // new york, ny

For this overall view of the project, great care was made to accurately depict the surrounding building and the urban context in general. Lots of taxis fill out the scene as well and locate it firmly in New York City. We also experimented quite a bit with the glass treatment to get the transparency to read properly and in particular have the steel framing visible on the east elevation.

Closeup dusk view of the entrance lobby, synagogue and office floors.

Closeup dusk view of the entrance lobby, synagogue and office floors.

Interior view of the synagogue on the second floor.

Interior view of the synagogue on the second floor.

Section perspective of the banquet hall on levels 14 - 16, showing the views from the top of the building out over the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Section perspective of the banquet hall on levels 14 - 16, showing the views from the top of the building out over the Upper East Side of Manhattan.


Here's a "before and after" slider showing the client-provided SketchUp model and the final rendering: