The U.N. is building a new tower to house its operations across the street from the under-renovation U.N. Secretariat, the only Corb building in New York. Architects are Fumihiko Maki with local partner FXFowle. The UN Tower architecture competition was only open to Pritzker Prize-winning architects.
Topping off for new $70 m free-standing 20,000-sqft museum building. It is due to accommodate far more people than the current exhibition space. It will be constructed of glass, granite, and concrete–materials inspired by the waterfront.
Former AT&T Building is being considered for landmark designation. This famous Postmodern building with its so-called ‘Chippendale Chair’ top is a 647 feet tall, 37-story skyscraper at 560 Madison Avenue (at 56th Street), designed by US architect Philip Johnson with John Burgee.
“Countryside: Future of the World” exhibition by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, of architecture studio OMA, planned for the spiral rotunda designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, architect. Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, architecture, and other manifestations of visual culture of the modern and contemporary periods, and to collect, conserve, and study the art of our time.
New York architecture news – strategic synergy: Mancini Duffy joins forces with Jenkins & Grey. Aligned in philosophy and focus, two architectural firms merge their strengths to create a full-service, powerhouse practice.
Photos of new branch library building in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, by architects WORKac. The library was among the first projects under DDC’s Design + Construction Excellence Program, which has directed selected civic projects to leading architecture firms.
Upon being gut renovated, the 3,800 sq ft loft will be the client’s secondary residence. It serves as both a calm and airy space to come home to after a hectic day or a versatile private space to entertain friends and guests in the great room or on the private rooftop.
The New York Public Library has unveiled a Master Plan for its iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, one of the nation’s leading research libraries, which for over a century has stood as a symbol of open and free access to information and opportunity.
The S Residence, designed by Yuuki Kitada Architect, apartment occupies a top floor of a New York City, high-rise residential building located on the west side of Central Park, with beautiful views facing east over the park.
Berg Design was approached by retired, empty nesters whose primary residence at Howard Beach was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Their decision to build a new beach house on the North Folk represented a new beginning.
Design: Mecanoo / Beyer Blinder Belle, architects
Completely renovated, vastly improved Mid-Manhattan Library: The New York Public Library’s largest circulating branch is set for a transformation that will increase seats, expand services, and add public space.
Snøhetta has been commissioned to re-imagine the 1980’s postmodern tower located at 550 Madison Avenue. The renovation is the first major project to be announced for New York City’s East Midtown since its revitalization plan was approved earlier in 2017.
BFDO Architects has designed a dramatically-lit, eye-catching retail space for Dermalogica, an award-winning skincare line, leads to a series of closed, private therapy rooms in back.
The development, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, is located along the High Line has 21 interlaced levels, and features 39 residences ranging in size from two- to five-bedroom residences and a triplex penthouse.