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ODA Unveils New Residential Towers for Brooklyn

ODA Unveils New Residential Towers for Brooklyn
ODA Unveils New Residential Towers for Brooklyn, Courtesy of ODA
Courtesy of ODA

New York-based ODA has revealed their design for new residential towers in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood. These three towers, called 416-420 Kent, aim to revitalize the neglected East River waterfront and will introduce a new sense of community, while providing ample natural light and green spaces for residents.

Courtesy of ODA
Courtesy of ODA

The towers comprise 800,000 square feet of residential space and 857 residential units overall, twenty percent of which will be affordable housing. Each tower will stand at twenty-two stories tall.

Courtesy of ODA
Courtesy of ODA

What makes these towers architecturally unique is how they utilize the space of corner apartments, which will comprise more than eighty percent of the total number of units. By using two standard floor plans that mirror around a central axis, the three towers form “multi-dimensional facades and mid-floor ‘corner’ units.”

The shifting plans also create private green spaces, allowing residents to interact both indoors and out with a total of 77,000 square feet of outdoor space.  The towers provide views towards the Williamsburg Bridge, the East River, and downtown Manhattan and Kent’s promenade will contribute to the preexisting boardwalk that stretches from Greenpoint to Dumbo.

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Courtesy of ODA
Cite: Kaley Overstreet. "ODA Unveils New Residential Towers for Brooklyn" 11 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/785072/oda-to-make-impact-on-brooklyn-skyline/> ISSN 0719-8884
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