James Rossant



RAMAZ SCHOOL


A highly acclaimed new high school built on Manhattans Upper East Side, the new Ramaz School is built on seven levels with each two levels focussing on a two-story internal plaza. It includes a Santuary and a special Ark in the auditorium for school wide daily prayers. The sanctuary is on the second level and has a central Bema and an Ark backlit with blue windows. The windows themselves, while relating to historic brownstones in the neighborhood, are designedas if they were text to read. At the center is a tower-like series if immense windows that express the public spaces of the interior. Other windows are flat representation of three dimensional forms, such as the art studio windows. Despite the schools historic forms, the material is aluminium platein a pewtercolor, granite, and glass block.

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plans of Ramaz School by James S. Rossant, Conklin + Rossant elevation for Ramaz School by James S. Rossant, Conklin + Rossant
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facade of Ramaz School by James S. Rossant, Conklin + Rossant facade of Ramaz School by James S. Rossant, Conklin + Rossant
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interior of Ramaz School by James S. Rossant, Conklin + Rossant interior of Ramaz School by James S. Rossant, Conklin + Rossant
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lobby of Ramaz School by James S. Rossant, Conklin + Rossant
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