// arthitectural / New York

The Portico Group
Ocean Wonders Shark at New York Aquarium


Historical Context More than a century ago, Coney Island was the main recreational outlet for New York City residents. A place of wonder, the Coney Island boardwalk mediated the contrast between the natural landscape of the crowded ocean-side beach and the attraction of honky-tonk amusements. The luster of Coney Island faded years ago, but the […]


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Foster + Partners
New Luxury Condominium


Scott Resnick has announced Foster + Partners as design architect of 551 West 21st Street – a new, 19-story luxury condominium overlooking the Hudson River in West Chelsea. 551 West 21st Street features 44 large-scale residences, including three penthouses. Beyer Blinder Belle is the executive architect. GTIS Partners is the financial partner and Wells Fargo is the  construction lender. […]


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Magnusson Architecture and Planning
New Workforce Housing Looks Market-Rate


Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP) announces the official opening of its latest workforce housing project, 22 Tarrytown Road, in Greenburgh, NY. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place this morning and included guided tours of the apartments. Westhab, the largest provider of affordable and workforce housing in Westchester County, commissioned the project. The new structure replaces a distressed […]


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Francis Cauffman
Rochester Institute of Technology


Housing brand-new science departments, the brick-and-glass Institute Hall creates a prototype for the academic science classroom of the future. Francis Cauffman announces the official opening of landmark new science facility, Institute Hall. The 78,000-sq.-ft., $26 million research building houses RIT’s brand-new chemical and biomedical engineering departments. Serving as a crossroads for the campus community, the building’s […]


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Pascale Girardin
Anthology I & II


Anthology I & II is the title of ceramicist Pascale Girardin’s latest artwork, which has recently been unveiled in the Peninsula Hotel, New York, NY. The culmination of eight months work and throwing of over 1200 stoneware pieces, the twin sculptures are an important milestone for the Canadian artist, marking her first public work to […]


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Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
one57 Tower


In 2005, Gary Barnett, the president of Extell, commissioned Christian de Portzamparc to design several towers on 57th Street. The building’s trademark soaring movement, with its summit turned towards the immense open sky of Central Park, emerged early in the design stage. Extell was soon presented with a series of different plot acquisition options, however, and after four years of […]


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Con Artist Collective


An artist playground in the heart of the Lower East Side, Con Artist is an art collective with a gallery, shared workspace and event space for emerging artists. Quintessential art gallery collides with radical emerging art was the project starting point. To create a communal workspace within the white gallery, we tore down the white walls […]


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Jendretzki
Park Ave. Residence


Park Ave NYC is place to some of the most beautiful, elegant, timeless, and iconic homes. The goal for this apartment was no different. Working with a forwarding thinking client we were able to blend the beauty of Upper East Side classic design with modern clean lines.  The result, a functional, fantastically appointed apartment equally […]


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studioMDA
Loft in Noho


The design of the loft is in a way antithetical to Manhattan’s Noho neighborhood, where the common practice is the open plan. The approach for this residence was to curate gallery-like vistas in the living areas and separate the sleeping spaces to allow each its own identity and privacy. The children’s wall provides a home […]


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MA2
New York Office Tower


The concept proposal is located in Manhattan’s South Street Seaport as an office tower with an adjacent parking structure. In its inception the tower is a product of preserving angles within a complex plane grid, which has been interfered by a Mobius geometric transformation. By manipulating a two-dimensional grid using asymptotic developments, it generates a […]


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studioMDA
Exer Blast


Located in an historic industrial loft building in downtown Manhattan, Exer Blast is a family-fitness facility that synthesizes interactive technologies and physical obstacles with the use of dynamic spatial organization. The 6,000 square foot space covering two floors is divided into multiple zones that include a rock wall room, a core-strengthening ball room, an open […]


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Reddymade Design
Morton Street


The project is a 4,146 square feet corner condo in the West Village with a wrap-around terrace that has commanding views of downtown New York, as well as the Hudson River and New Jersey. The clients are a married couple working in the entertainment industry, with two young boys. Because of their previous collaborations with the couple, Reddymade […]


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Sergio Mannino Studio
Pizzeria Susanna


We are pleased to announce the opening of a new authentic Italian pizzeria, Susanna, located in the heart of Greenwich Village on Bleecker Street. Susanna was born from the dream of 3 Italian brothers who came to New York City to start a new life and who wanted to offer authentic Italian style thin crust […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Boutique condominium


Related Companies, New York’s premier residential developer, today announced that it has commissioned world renowned Zaha Hadid Architects to design a boutique condominium adjacent to the High Line at 520 West 28th Street in Chelsea just south of Hudson Yards. The 11-story residential development will mark Hadid’s first commission in New York City, leaving an […]


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Jendretzki
Modern Upper E Apartment


Stone flooring, wood paneling at walls, a floating fireplace on a solid black granite base, this apartment is a minimal response to the accelerated lifestyle of NY, as a haven of peace. Location: Upper E, New York, USA Architect: Jendretzki | Pablo Jendretzki Status: completed Year of completion: 2009 Building area sq.ft.: 4000 SF Photos: Alejandro […]


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HASSELL + Populous
MoMA in New York


Images of a major project that will transform a key precinct of Sydney are to be featured in an exhibition at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. The images are digital renderings of the HASSELL + Populous designed Sydney International Convention, Exhibition and Entertainment Precinct at Darling Harbour, a project being delivered […]


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Steven Holl Architects
Campbell Sports Center


Located on the corner of West 218th street and Broadway—the northernmost edge of Manhattan, where Broadway crosses with Tenth Avenue and the elevated tracks of the 1 subway line—the Campbell Sports Center forms a new gateway to the Baker Athletics Complex, the primary athletics facility for the Columbia University’s outdoor sports program. The first new athletics building to […]


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ISSSStudio & PATH
Recess


Recess is a break from the norm – whether it is the time that we take off from work in order to play or the space that we go to for some rest from the activities that surround us. As an economic phenomenon – recession – it is also the period when we collectively question […]


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Bates Masi Architects
Sagaponack


Located between the Atlantic Ocean and a freshwater pond, this residence is for an adventurous couple and their four sons. They wanted a house for their large family and numerous guests with a lawn, swimming pool, pool house, garage, and sports courts on a site with a limited building envelope due to coastal and wetland […]


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Specht Harpman Architects
Manhattan Micro Loft


This project involved the radical transformation of a tiny, awkward apartment at the top of a six-story building. With only 425 square feet (39.5 square meters) of floor area, but a ceiling height of over 24 feet (7.3 meters), the new design exploits the inherent sectional possibilities, and creates a flowing interior landscape that dissolves the […]


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