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Playful Urban Design Intervention by Lateral Office Takes Over New York City's Garment District

Lateral Office, the Canadian experimental design practice that operates at the intersection of architecture, landscape, and urbanism, installed 12 seesaws in New York City's Garment District. Entitled Impulse, the urban intervention will stay on display until the 31st of January 2020.

© Alexandre Ayer © Alexandre Ayer © Alexandre Ayer © Alexandre Ayer + 13

New Practices New York 2020 Awards - Call for Entries

Call for entries now open for the biennial New Practices New York 2020 Awards

New Practices Committee of the New York AIA Chapter invite you to submit your portfolio to the 8th biennial juried portfolio competition and exhibition known as New Practices New York. The selected winner will have their work showcased in an exhibition at the Center for Architecture, a symposium to discuss their practice, and will hold a lecture series in New York to present their work

Jury

Emily Abruzzo, AIA - Principal, Abruzzo Bodziak Architects
Sean Anderson - Associate Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art
Felix Burrichter

BIG and WXY Propose Plans for Greener and Safer Downtown Brooklyn

Bjarke Ingels Group and WXY architecture + urban design, in collaboration with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, imagined a new future for Downtown Brooklyn. The proposal introduces a greener, safer approach for a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood.

Courtesy of BIG and Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Courtesy of BIG and Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Courtesy of BIG and Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Courtesy of BIG and Downtown Brooklyn Partnership + 16

Major Cities Face High Risk of Flooding According to a Goldman Sachs Report

Goldman Sachs has released a report on the effects of climate change on cities across the world. The study explored the major changes that will transform the planet and highlighted several metropolises that will be at risk of flooding.

New York City Votes to Require Bird-Friendly Construction

New York City Council passed legislation that will now mandate all new construction use bird-safe glass on facades below 75 feet. New York City Audubon estimates that up to 230,000 birds crash into glass building surfaces across the five boroughs annually. The new legislation aims to address migratory patterns as birds pass through New York on the Atlantic Flyway.

World's Tallest Modular Hotel to be Developed in the United States

DMDmodular is manufacturing modules for the world's tallest modular hotel, in the Big Apple. The modular elements of the 26-story AC Marriott New York NoMad, designed by Danny Forster & Architecture, are produced in Skawina, Poland and shipped to the United States.

ASSET Restaurant / Bates Masi + Architects

© Bates Masi + Architects
© Bates Masi + Architects

© Bates Masi + Architects © Bates Masi + Architects © Bates Masi + Architects © Bates Masi + Architects + 19

BIG + Field Operations Design Master Plan for River Street Waterfront

Two Trees Management Company, a New York-based real estate development firm, has presented a master plan for the Northern Brooklyn waterfront, a new approach to urban resiliency. Designed by BIG and Field Operations, the project puts in place a mixed-use development and a resilient park.

© James Corner Field Operations and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, courtesy of Two Trees Management © James Corner Field Operations and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, courtesy of Two Trees Management © James Corner Field Operations and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, courtesy of Two Trees Management © James Corner Field Operations and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, courtesy of Two Trees Management + 12

The Public Square and Gardens at Hudson Yards / Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

© Barrett Doherty © Barrett Doherty © Barrett Doherty © Barrett Doherty + 24

New York, United States

Ziggy Installation / Hou de Sousa

© Hou de Sousa © Hou de Sousa © Hou de Sousa © Cameron Blaylock + 22

New York, United States
  • Architects: Hou de Sousa
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 450.0 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019

15 Hudson Yards Building / Diller Scofidio + Renfro

© Brett Beyer © Timothy Schenck © Timothy Schenck © Timothy Schenck + 6

New York, United States

Heatherwick Studio Releases Renders of the Lobby Pavilion at Lantern House

Heatherwick Studio offered a first look at the freestanding glass lobby pavilion at Lantern House, the firm’s first residential building in the United States. The project consists of 2 volumes, an east structure standing at 10-stories and a west structure standing at 22-stories, connected under the High Line.

565 Broome SoHo Residential Building / Renzo Piano Building Workshop

© Anna Morgowicz © Anna Morgowicz © Anna Morgowicz © Anna Morgowicz + 12

New York, United States

MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program Placed on Hiatus

MoMA PS1 has announced that the Young Architects Program will be placed on a one-year hiatus. MoMA PS1, formerly P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit arts centers in the United States devoted to contemporary art. The Young Architects Program founded by MoMA and MoMA PS1 was made to offer emerging architectural talent the opportunity to design a temporary, outdoor installation in New York.

MoMA PS1 Installation. Image © Kris Graves MoMA PS1 Installation. Image © Miguel de Guzmán MoMA PS1 Installation. Image © Pablo Enriquez MoMA PS1 Installation. Image Courtesy of MoMA PS1 + 8

The d’Orsay Residential Building / Hill West Architects

© Alexander Severin
© Alexander Severin

© Adellco © Adellco © Adellco © Alexander Severin + 26

New York, United States

Cooper Union Launches Digital Archive of Student Work

The Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture has created a new digital archive of student work in a comprehensive online database. As one of the few online collections of a school of architecture's student work, the database represents over eight decades of work, dating from the 1930’s through the present.

SOM Reveals Design for Walt Disney's New Headquarters in New York

4 Hudson Square is Walt Disney’s new headquarters in the Big Apple, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM). Located in the Lower Manhattan district, in the neighborhood of Hudson Square, the project will create a space for the company’s New York operations.

Highest Outdoor Sky Deck in the Western Hemisphere Set to Open in 2020

The highest outdoor observation deck in the western hemisphere is set to open in March of 2020 in New York City. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF), the Edge cantilevers 80 feet from the 100th floor of 30 Hudson Yards. At a record-setting height of 1,131 feet, Edge will reveal never-before-seen views of The City, Western New Jersey and New York State spanning up to 80 miles.

© Connie Zhou Courtesy of KPF Architects Courtesy of Related Oxford © Connie Zhou + 17