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The greenhouse-like glass barrel vault that rises halfway up the smokestack and slightly overtops the Domino Sugar sign doesn’t agitate for attention, but brings out the Havemeyer headquarters’ dark industrial shine.
The inside, though more appealing (especially its skylit, barrel vaulted galleries), remained focused on the individual's passive and private contemplation of works of art.
Eight barrel vaults also relieve stress, creating inset galleries for the faithful to stand before statues of the gods.
The new version is at once simpler and more sophisticated: a rectangular glass building topped by a barrel vault, which sits within, but doesn’t touch, the existing walls.
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