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The Pinnacle Skylight System helps transform a car dealership and service station into an English observatory-style , luxury , outdoor furniture gallery .
CASE STUDY

Arhaus Furniture – Manhasset

The Pinnacle Skylight System helps transform a car dealership and service station into an English observatory-style , luxury , outdoor furniture gallery .

The custom , hybrid structural ridge and pyramid skylight system was engineered and fabricated specifically for this project .
CHALLENGE
Convert a 1930s aircraft hangar-turned-car dealership and nearby automotive service station into a luxury retail furniture showroom for Arhaus Furniture ’ s Roslyn , New York , sales campus .
Location Roslyn , NY
Project type Refurbishment
Year of construction 2016
Transform and connect the disparate structures by creating a truly unique skylight that matched the architect ’ s requirements for the historic building without the advantage of previously engineered templates .
SOLUTION
RDL Architects worked closely with VELUX Commercial sales representatives , project management team and engineering team . Together , they were able to design , engineer , build and install a custom 64 ’ x 10 ’ roofing system that includes a special extended pyramid skylight straddling a structural ridge skylight .
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Products used in project
The Pinnacle Series offers maximum design flexibility and convenient on-site assembly . By utilizing ball-and-socket and pre-drilled construction , Pinnacle Series glass is always driven by your build ’ s unique glazing and energy needs and available in a wide array of finish options .
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