ODA completes top-heavy residential tower in New York City

The top floor of this glazed housing complex in New York’s Lower East Side, by architecture firm ODA, has a footprint twice the size of the ground level. Named after its address, 100 Norfolk spans 50,000 square feet (4,645 square metres) across 12 storeys. New York firm ODA designed the building in compliance with the area’s strict zoning laws,

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ODA creates stepped terraces at corner of Brooklyn condo building

Cascading balconies top this Brooklyn apartment block by American studio ODA, which is shown in a movie starring the design team throwing footballs, catching flowers and passing balloons between the terraces. Photographer and filmmaker Miguel de Guzmán of Imagen Subliminal shot the film to showcase the “optimistic atmosphere of the life in the terraces”, which ODA created on the upper corner of

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ODA creates thick gridded facade for Manhattan condo building

American studio ODA has taken cues from New York’s historic character while designing this apartment block, which aims to “combat the cold modernism of so much contemporary construction”. Called 15 Renwick, the luxury condominium building is located on a secluded street near Soho, and is surrounded by low-scale structures faced with brick and stone. “Renwick

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ODA completes “pixelated” luxury condo building in Queens

New York architecture firm ODA has constructed a residential complex in Long Island City that features protruding boxes across its street-facing facades. Located close to the MoMA PS1 museum, ODA’s project at 2222 Jackson Avenue rises 11 storeys and accommodates 147 apartments. The L-shaped building’s skeleton comprises a poured concrete grid, of which sections are

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ODA’s Rheingold Project housing to take up two full city blocks in Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighbourhood is set to receive a vast housing development designed as a “European village” by architecture firm ODA New York (+ slideshow). Encompassing one million square feet of apartment units (92,900 square metres), the Rheingold Project will take up two full city blocks on the site of the former Rheingold Brewery. “Over the More

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ODA designs trio of irregularly stacked towers for Williamsburg waterfront

Architecture firm ODA New York has conceived three glass towers for Brooklyn that feature setbacks and protrusions to ensure tenants are afforded expansive views. Named after its address, 420 Kent, the residential project is rising in the Williamsburg neighbourhood, on a former industrial site just south of the historic Williamsburg Bridge. Construction began in December, More

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