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Thread: WTC Transit Hub - by Santiago Calatrava

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    On the Rails in North NJ


    Port Authority Trans-Hudson: A Tour Of The World Trade Center Station

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    Glass & Paint

    Lotta rolling

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    Rollers? Why aren't they using sprayers? It would be much faster.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariab View Post
    Rollers? Why aren't they using sprayers? It would be much faster.
    I think it is because they need to use oil based (alkyd) primer and enamel top coat : spraying woul put too VOCs ( volatile organic compounds) into the air. The entire structure - or at least discreet isolated sections - would have to be enclosed into a containment tent: very expensive and time consuming for an already over budget, and behind schedule project.

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    That's true, and besides, the station opening isn't only waiting for the painting to be completed.

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    The hub looks absolutely amazing now without the fence blocking the view.

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    WTC Progress on Facebook
    June 25, 2015

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    Superb work...both the station and Tec's Photo's!
    (nice new watermark)
    Reminds me -the station, of the last time I was in Queens

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    Ha thanks Scumonkey.

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    Finally a terminal worthy of connecting to New Jersey.

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    This structure is utterly iconic!

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