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Images Released of Tadao Ando’s First NYC Building

Tadao Ando has unveiled his first New York building. An “ultra-luxury” condominium project known as 152 Elizabeth Street, the 32,000-square-foot building will replace an existing parking lot with a concrete structure comprised of seven residences – all of which will be “treated as… Sigue leyendo

Never Built New York: Projects From Gaudí, Gehry and Wright that Didn’t Make it in Manhattan

Ever since its unprecedented skyward growth in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Manhattan has been an icon of construction all over the world, with recent estimates concluding that the island contains some 47,000 buildings. However, as with all construction, completed… Sigue leyendo

5 Proposals Reimagine Toronto Ferry Terminal and Waterfront Park

Waterfront Toronto has unveiled five proposals for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park design competition. The finalists were tasked with transforming Toronto’s waterfront by revitalizing the existing ferry terminal and park through an extensive gradually-implemented masterplan. See all five proposals, including designs by nARCHITECTS and Diller Scofidio + Renfro,… Sigue leyendo

5 Proposals Reimagine Toronto Ferry Terminal and Waterfront Park

Waterfront Toronto has unveiled five proposals for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park design competition. The finalists were tasked with transforming Toronto’s waterfront by revitalizing the existing ferry terminal and park through an extensive gradually-implemented masterplan. See all five proposals, including designs by nARCHITECTS and Diller Scofidio + Renfro,… Sigue leyendo

Renzo Piano’s Columbia University Science Center to Open Next Year

The first phase of Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) and Renzo Piano Building Workshop‘s (RPBW) expansive Manhattanville Campus plan for Columbia University is making significant progress; completion is nearing on a highly-anticipated portion of the project – RPBW’s LEED platinum Jerome L. Greene Science Center, which is… Sigue leyendo

Tribeca Loft / Andrew Franz Architect

Architects: Andrew Franz Architect
Location: New York, NY, USA
Area: 3000.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Albert Vecerka/Esto

Interior Design: Andrew Franz Architect, PLLC
Structural Engineer: Blue Shore Engineering, LLC
Mep Engineer: A to Z Consulting Engineers, PC
Landscaping: Plant Specialists…
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Perkins+Will’s “Sleek” Manhattan Tower to Feature Five Open-Air Gardens

Conceptual plans of Perkins+Will’s East 37th Street Residential Tower in New York City have been unveiled. Debuted in Cannes, France, during MIPIM, where the high-rise received a “Future Projects Award,” the 700-foot-tall Manhattan tower boasts a “shimmering, angled curtain wall” organized… Sigue leyendo

Izaskun Chinchilla Turns to Kickstarter to Realize “Organic Growth” Pavilion

A few months ago, we announced that Izaskun Chinchilla Architects emerged as one of two winners of FIGMENT’s international “City of Dreams” pavilion competition in New York. Their proposal entitled “Organic Growth” is slated for assembly on Governors Island this… Sigue leyendo

Contemporary Art Space in the Old Convent of Madre de Dios / sol89

Architects: sol89
Location: Seville, Sevilla, Spain
Architects In Charge: María González, Juanjo López de la Cruz
Area: 830.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Fernando Alda, Courtesy of sol89

Quantity Surveyor: José Castro
Installations Engineers: Alejandro Cabanas
Collaborators: George Smudge, Andrés Pino…
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AD Classics: AT&T Building / Philip Johnson and John Burgee

It may be the single most important architectural detail of the last fifty years. Emerging bravely from the glassy sea of Madison Avenue skyscrapers in midtown Manhattan, the open pediment atop Philip Johnson and John Burgee’s 1984 AT&T Building (now… Sigue leyendo