Six-acre park opens at Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar Factory site

US studio James Corner Field Operations has created a public park on the waterfront site around the former Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, featuring a sunbathing spot, an industrial-style playground and a taco stand. Opening this week, Domino Park comprises six acres (2.4 hectares) of parkland, stretching a quarter of a mile along the East River in

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James Corner Field Operations adds circular landscaping to Philadelphia Navy Yards Central Green

A+Awards: landscaped circles accommodate different activities at the centre of the redeveloped Navy Yards in Philadelphia, designed by James Corner Field Operations and a winner at the 2016 Architizer A+Awards. The Central Green sits at the heart of the former boat-building docks in the south of the city, which have undergone extensive regeneration into a

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Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar Factory site to become six-acre park by James Corner Field Operations

The site of the former Domino Sugar Factory on the Brooklyn waterfront will open as a public park in 2018, as part of a major redevelopment project. The derelict patch of land that the red-brick factory sits on – just north of the Williamsburg Bridge – will be transformed by landscape architecture firm James Corner

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Chicago’s century-old Navy Pier revitalised by James Corner Field Operations and nArchitects

Kiosks with stainless steel canopies and a towering glass and chrome sculpture are among the recent enhancements made to Chicago’s Navy Pier, one of the largest public piers in the world (+ slideshow). Called Pierscape, the project was designed by James Corner Field Operations, the landscape studio behind Manhattan’s High Line, with architectural elements by More

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Four competing designs unveiled for Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles

The four competing proposals for the revamp of LA’s Pershing Square have been finalised and revealed, by designers including Morphosis and James Corner Field Operations (+ slideshow). Set to be presented to the public today, the schemes are evolutions of initial concepts that were shown last December, and all four aim to revitalise the square, which is one of the city’s oldest public More

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SOM reveals new images of Manhattan West skyscrapers for New York City

Architecture firm SOM has released new renderings of Manhattan West – a mixed-use development including a trio of towers that will be built next to New York’s massive Hudson Yards (+ slideshow). The five-million-square-foot (464,000 square metres) project includes a pair of office towers, a residential tower containing 844 apartments, retail space and a new public square. More

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SOM reveals new images of Manhattan West skyscrapers spanning rail yards in New York City

Architecture firm SOM has released new renderings of Manhattan West – a mixed-use development including a trio of towers that will be built next to New York’s massive Hudson Yards (+ slideshow). The five-million-square-foot (464,000 square metres) project includes a pair of office towers, a residential tower containing 844 apartments, retail space and a new public square. More

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Underline park by James Corner Field Operations would stretch below elevated rail tracks in Miami

James Corner Field Operations – one of the studios behind New York’s popular High Line – has designed a new park for downtown Miami that would be constructed beneath an elevated rail line (+ slideshow). Working with the nonprofit group Friends of The Underline, James Corner Field Operations has conceived the 10-mile-long (16 kilometre) park and urban […]

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