Expansion joints in TWA Hotel by Emseal

Saarinen Soars, Emseal Seals – The Adaptive Reuse of an Icon – TWA Hotel

Skybridge expansion joints from JFK terminal to TWA Hotel sealed with Emseal

In the TWA Hotel project at JFK International Airport our Seismic Colorseal expansion joint material plays a small but critical role in sealing some of the tapering, varying, compound curved junctions in Eero Saarinen’s masterpiece the TWA Flight Center. This icon of art, aviation and architecture has now been magnificently restored, reimagined and repurposed in a bold and inspired adaptive reuse project by MCR/Morse Development and Beyer Blinder Belleas the TWA Hotel.

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