130 William skyscraper for New York will be “great for drones” says David Adjaye

British architect David Adjaye has spoken about the design decisions behind his textured concrete skyscraper for Manhattan, as more details and renderings of the project are released. Located at 130 William Street, the residential tower will feature facades textured with lumpy hand-cast concrete all the way up to its peak. This will make the high-rise

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Jean Nouvel’s 53W53 tower tops out over New York’s MoMA

Newly released construction photographs show the progress of French architect Jean Nouvel’s first New York skyscraper: a supertall tower rising above the city’s Museum of Modern Art. The images by photographer Giles Ashford capture the 53W53 tower as construction reaches the final 82nd floor and the building’s curtain wall takes shape – significant progress since

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners officially completes Three World Trade Center in New York City

Architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed the construction of Three World Trade Center in Manhattan, which is now the city’s fifth-tallest building. The skyscraper spans 80 storeys and reaches 1,079 feet (329 metres) high, making it currently the second tallest building at the redeveloped World Trade Center site. External construction work in

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“Blue glass is the pleated khaki of facades” in New York

After years of glass dominating skyscraper construction in New York, architects in the city are returning to stone and other solid-looking materials to cover their towers. Dezeen spoke to those ditching glazing for alternative cladding to find out why. SHoP Architects’ Gregg Pasquarelli – the design principal behind a pair of copper-clad skyscrapers completed last

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The XI towers in New York will “dance” with each other, says Bjarke Ingels

BIG has released new renderings of the pair of towers it is building beside New York’s High Line, which architect Bjarke Ingels says are shaped out of “mutual courtesy” for one another’s views. The XI development – also known as The Eleventh – is currently rising from a full city block between the city’s Chelsea

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Studio Gang unveils scalloped concrete condo tower for Brooklyn

US firm Studio Gang has revealed a 51-storey residential tower in Brooklyn, featuring scooped concrete windows and a curved elevated park. Newly released images show the 11 Hoyt development, which the firm’s New York studio has designed for the site of a former car park, next to the Macy’s store in Downtown Brooklyn. The condominium

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BIG releases new image of twisting residential towers in New York

Danish firm BIG has unveiled a new rendering of its pair of rotated towers that are currently under construction in New York’s Chelsea neighbourhood. The image provides an updated overview of BIG’s The Eleventh development, which is being built alongside the city’s High Line elevated park. Reaching different heights, the two bronze- and travertine-clad towers are designed with

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RB Systems envisions super-slender cylindrical skyscraper for New York

Design studio RB Systems is following the trend for super-slender towers in New York with a speculative proposal for a 400-metre skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, which would be supported by spiralling steel cables rather than columns. Potentially soaring above all of the neighbouring high-rise structures, the tube-like office building would be built on a currently

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SOM’s modernist Park Avenue skyscraper faces demolition

A 1960s Midtown Manhattan skyscraper by architecture firm SOM will become the largest building ever to be deliberately destroyed, when it is knocked down in favour of a new tower that will soar 150 metres taller. The 270 Park Avenue high-rise is the headquarters of American bank JPMorgan Chase, which announced last week that it plans

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Foster unveils homes for art collectors inside skinny New York skyscraper

Foster + Partners has designed 15 loft-style apartments suited to displaying expansive art collections inside its luxury residential tower, which is nearing completion in Midtown Manhattan. The residences are among the first to be completed at One Hundred East Fifty Third, a 63-storey skyscraper rising next to Mies van der Rohe’s 1950s Seagram Building. While the narrow tower will

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DFA proposes “floating” affordable housing for dilapidated Manhattan pier

New York architecture studio DFA has imagined a series of latticed apartment towers for Manhattan’s Pier 40, which would be able to remain above water in the event of rising sea levels. DFA’s conceptual proposal involves constructing a complex of housing, recreational and commercial facilities on the square-shaped Pier 40. The structure extends 250 metres

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GRT Architects restores facade and overhauls lobby of New York’s Fashion Tower

New York studio GRT Architects has uncovered and repaired the decorative facade of a tower in the city’s Garment District, during the renovation of its entrance inside and out. The Fashion Tower is a 23-storey art deco building by architect Emery Roth – best known for residential towers in the city like the San Remo

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KPF’s Brooklyn skyscraper to feature record-breaking rooftop pool

Kohn Pedersen Fox’s 68-storey skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn will include the “highest residential infinity pool in the western hemisphere” on its roof. Two new renderings show the infinity pool as part of a “rooftop retreat” that New York-based firm Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects has designed for the Brooklyn Point residential tower, which is set to become

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“550 Madison is worthy of the greatest respect and most careful preservation”

As demolition work begins on the lobby of Philip Johnson’s AT&T Building, now known as 550 Madison, Municipal Art Society of New York chair Christy MacLear emphasises the building’s architectural significance and warns of the limitations of the city’s current preservation process. As thousands of New Yorkers go about their work days, a monument is

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Trump Tower catches fire in New York City, injuring three

An electrical fire has caused smoke to billow from the roof of Donald Trump’s skyscraper on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue and has injured three people. Reports claim that Trump Tower’s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system ignited earlier around 7am, but the New York City Fire Department tweeted saying the fire was “under control” shortly afterwards.

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Transparent buildings are safer says Renzo Piano

In this video interview, architect Renzo Piano discusses designing his glass skyscraper for The New York Times in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Piano began work on the project just three days after the city’s Twin Towers were destroyed in 2001, and said everyone was unsurprisingly fearful of building another high-rise that could

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David Adjaye updates design for his first New York skyscraper

British architect David Adjaye has released a revised version of his firm’s first New York high-rise: a 66-storey concrete skyscraper in Downtown Manhattan. The newly released official renderings show a much different design to the conceptual images leaked earlier this year, which depicted the skyscraper with golden facades. Instead, the residential tower on William Street in the Financial

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New York commences plans to landmark Philip Johnson’s AT&T building

The process to bestow landmark status on Philip Johnson’s postmodern Midtown Manhattan skyscraper is now underway, a move that could stop Snøhetta’s planned renovation of the building from going ahead. New York’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted unanimously today to set a date for the public hearing to preserve the tower at 550 Madison, commonly

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Snøhetta unveils “chiseled” New York tower with bronze details

Architecture firm Snøhetta has designed a residential skyscraper for Manhattan’s Upper West Side, which will feature an angular terrace cut into its side. Close to Lincoln Center and Central Park, the tower at 50 West 66th Street will feature several slices up its form, as it narrows in stages from base to top. “The design

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Architects protest AT&T Building plans with “Hands off my Johnson” placards

Architects and preservationists including Robert AM Stern were among those protesting Snøhetta’s plans for Philip Johnson’s postmodern AT&T Building in New York today. A small crowd attended a planned protest at the base of the Midtown Manhattan skyscraper this afternoon, carrying signs that read “Hands off my Johnson”, “Granite is great” and “Save AT&T”. Reporters

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Morris Adjmi designs skyscraper with lancet windows for New York City

New York firm Morris Adjmi Architects has designed a residential tower for the city’s NoMad district, with a window pattern that becomes more decorative towards its top. The almost 500-foot-tall (152-metre) skyscraper, developed by Ekstein and Pinnacle, will be located at 30 East 31st Street and aptly named 30 E 31. Its neighbourhood, known as

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Snøhetta proposal for Philip Johnson’s AT&T skyscraper triggers outcry

Several campaigns and protests have been organised to prevent Snøhetta’s overhaul of Philip Johnson’s postmodern AT&T Building in New York, which has been described as “vandalism” by Guardian critic Olly Wainwright. Two online petitions – launched by filmmaker Nathan Eddy and Swiss journal Archithese – are campaigning against Snøhetta’s recently unveiled plans for 550 Madison, formerly the

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Snøhetta reimagines New York’s postmodern icon 550 Madison

Architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed its plans to overhaul the New York skyscraper designed in the postmodern style by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, which involve replacing the street frontage but retaining its recognisable classical pediment. The 647-foot (197-metre) tower at 550 Madison – formerly known as the AT&T Building and then the Sony Tower

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Meganom gains permission for skinny supertall skyscraper in Manhattan

The tallest building designed by a Russian architecture firm for the US, which will hold apartments like “shelves in the air”, has gained planning approval. Moscow-based Meganom received the go-ahead to build the 262 Fifth Avenue tower in New York’s Nomad district from the city’s Department of Buildings yesterday. First unveiled earlier this year, the skinny skyscraper

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Grey brickwork to clad Upper East Side residential tower by DDG

A host of art deco-influenced details are found in the design of this condominium building under construction in New York’s Carnegie Hill, including patterned grey brickwork, vaulted balconies and brass frames. Slated for completion next year, 180 East 88th will be one of the tallest skyscraper in the area at 524 feet (160 metres) high. American development

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KPF reveals plans for Brooklyn’s second tallest building

Architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox has released renderings of a 68-storey skyscraper proposed for Downtown Brooklyn, as the New York borough’s skyline continues to grow. Measuring 720 feet (219 metres) tall, KPF’s Brooklyn Point tower will become Brooklyn’s second tallest building, behind SHoP Architect’s 1,000-foot (305-metre) skyscraper, which has already been approved for the area.

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Richard Rogers’ Three World Trade Center nears completion in New York

The next piece in the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, a skyscraper by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, looks almost complete in photos shared on Instagram. Three World Trade Center is due to officially open in spring 2018, but most of the external work on the 1,079-foot (329-metre) tower appears

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Zaha Hadid Architects’ 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper unlikely to go ahead

The supertall tower that Zaha Hadid Architects designed for a New York site owned by the Kushner family has been rejected by the project’s partner Vornado. Kushner Companies, owned by the family of Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, wants to raze a 1950s office building at 666 Fifth Avenue and replace it with a 1,400-foot-tall (427-metre)

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CetraRuddy’s 45 Broad Street to become Lower Manhattan’s tallest residential skyscraper

A filigree-patterned supertall tower under construction in Downtown Manhattan is set become the area’s second tallest skyscraper behind One World Trade Center. The 45 Broad Street residential skyscraper is designed by New York architecture firm CetraRuddy and planned to reach 1,115 feet (340 metres) once it tops out. It will overtake all of the high

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Rafael Viñoly’s 125 Greenwich Street skyscraper to rise in Downtown Manhattan

New details and interior renderings of Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly’s latest residential skyscraper for New York City have been released. The tower under construction at 125 Greenwich Street will become the architect’s second in Manhattan, after the supertall 432 Park Avenue. Located just south of the World Trade Center development, it will climb to 912

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DFA proposes tallest timber observation tower to clean Central Park reservoir

New York studio DFA has envisioned a prefabricated timber tower for New York’s Central Park that would both filter a contaminated reservoir and provide views over the city. The temporary 712-foot-tall (220-metre) Central Park Tower would sit in the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, a 106-acre man-made lake that encompasses one-eighth of the park’s area and

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Jean Nouvel’s 53W53 “MoMA tower” progress shown in photographs

Construction photos, released along with new renderings, show that French architect Jean Nouvel’s supertall skyscraper in Manhattan has reached the 58th floor. Rising above New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) at 53 West 53rd Street, the 53W53 residential tower is due to reach 1,050 feet tall once complete. Pritzker Prize-winning architect Nouvel’s design has

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Central Park Tower to become world’s tallest residential skyscraper

New details about the future tallest residential building on Earth have been released, along with an updated rendering showing the supertall skyscraper towering over New York City. Sales of the ultra-high-end residences at Central Park Tower are slated to commence imminently, as the structure continues to rise at 225 West 57th Street. Designed by Adrian

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World’s skinniest skyscraper stalls at 20 storeys tall

Construction has halted on the skinny supertall skyscraper designed by SHoP Architects in Manhattan due to ballooning costs. The svelte 111 West 57th Street is reportedly $50 million over budget, so a major investor has filed a lawsuit against the sponsors and lender. Therefore work has stalled indefinitely on the project, which has so far

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Hollwich Kushner reimagines New York’s art-deco landmarks

Architecture studio Hollwich Kushner has remodelled New York’s art-deco buildings, including the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building, to show what the iconic landmarks might look like if built today. Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) undertook the New(er) York Project to develop more a contemporary version of art deco – a decorative art, design and architecture style that emerged in

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Skinny supertall tower by Meganom unveiled for New York

Moscow-based studio Meganom has been tapped to design its first US project – a slender, 305-metre residential skyscraper planned for Midtown Manhattan. The supertall tower, called 262 Fifth Avenue, is slated to rise in the Nomad district near Madison Square Park. The skyscraper will ascend to 1,001 feet (305 metres) and will be “unlike anything else built in

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Images of New York skyscraper by David Adjaye leaked

Renderings have emerged of The Wall Street Tower, a 61-storey skyscraper designed by British architect David Adjaye for Downtown Manhattan. The residential tower will be the recently knighted architect’s first skyscraper in New York City, and include 244 luxury condominiums. Adjaye designed the project for the Lightstone Group, which published the images on a dedicated website that

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Modular affordable housing envisioned for “abandoned” New York airspace

This conceptual scheme by designers Beomki Lee and Chang Kyu Lee calls for using vacant airspace over existing New York buildings to create affordable apartments and public areas. Called Instant City: Living Air-Right, the design consists of a white, modular, grid-like structure built atop existing low-rise buildings. Renderings show the proposal above 225 West 28th

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SHoP completes “dancing” copper-clad luxury apartment towers in New York

US firm SHoP Architects has completed a pair of skyscrapers that feature copper cladding, bent silhouettes and a skybridge suspended more than 90 metres above the ground. The first tenants have moved into the American Copper Buildings, located on First Avenue and 36th Street, along Manhattan’s East River waterfront. Designed by New York-based SHoP Architects,

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Zaha Hadid Architects’ 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper compared to glass dildo

A skyscraper proposed for Midtown Manhattan, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and developed by the family of Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has received phallic comparisons on social media. The $12 billion plans for 666 Fifth Avenue involve replacing a 1950s office building and adding 40 floors above its previous height. The glass addition would bring the

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Oiio imagines The Big Bend skyscraper for New York as “the longest building in the world”

In response to the swathe of supertall luxury residential towers rising in New York, local studio Oiio has proposed a conceptual skyscraper that loops over to boast length rather than height. The Big Bend would be formed from a very thin structure that curves at the top and returns to the ground, creating what the

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Skinny Manhattan residential skyscraper by KPF nears completion in Flatiron District

New photos reveal the glassy exterior and thin sculpted form of Madison Square Park Tower, a 65-storey apartment building by US firm Kohn Pedersen Fox that is slated to open this year. Reaching a height of 777 feet (237 metres), the skyscraper – formerly known as 45 East 22nd Street – will be the tallest building

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Herzog & de Meuron’s Jenga-like 56 Leonard skyscraper photographed by Hufton + Crow

The stacked-blocked form of Herzog & de Meuron’s residential tower in Tribeca, New York, is shown in these images by photographers Hufton + Crow. The Swiss architecture firm’s 60-storey skyscraper at 56 Leonard Street towers over the comparatively low-rise neighbourhood. Hufton + Crow’s photos present the building as complete from the outside, after Instagram users

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Giant slanted glass wall defines New York apartment tower by FXFOWLE

This mixed-use building by American firm FXFOWLE consists of a shard-like tower that juts out above Manhattan’s low-rise Chelsea neighbourhood. Reaching 347 feet (106 metres) in height, the hybrid building called 35XV contains an 18-storey apartment tower anchored to a six-storey base. These lower floors serve as an extension to a neighbouring high school. “The building design establishes

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BIG’s VIA 57 West skyscraper captured at sunset by Hufton + Crow

British duo Hufton + Crow have become the latest photographers to shoot BIG’s first contribution to the Manhattan skyline, capturing the building’s dramatic silhouette from across the Hudson River. The tetrahedral shape and metallic cladding of the VIA 57 West residential tower clearly stand out against neighbouring skyscrapers in Hufton + Crow’s images. BIG founder,

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Foster + Partners skyscraper joins line-up at New York’s Hudson Yards

The next piece to be unveiled as part of the vast Hudson Yards development in New York is a glass office tower by architecture firm Foster + Partners. The UK studio’s 985-foot-tall skyscraper at 50 Hudson Yards will join others by KPF, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group, at the site on the

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World’s tallest modular high-rise by SHoP Architects opens in Brooklyn

Tenants have begun moving into 461 Dean, a New York residential building by SHoP Architects described as the world’s tallest modular tower and billed a solution to meet the high demand for urban housing. The 32-storey tower is located in central Brooklyn, at the intersection of four neighbourhoods. It sits near a major transit hub and

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Richard Meier releases more images of black tower for New York

American architect Richard Meier has followed up teasers of a black tower planned for New York’s East River with a wider set of images showing the firm’s interiors for the building. 685 First Avenue will occupy a 32,365-square-foot (3,000-square-metre) site between East 39th and 40th streets, just down the river from the iconic United Nations

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New York’s future second-tallest skyscraper breaks ground

Construction has begun on the One Vanderbilt tower in Midtown Manhattan, which will overtake 432 Park Avenue as the second-tallest structure in New York City. The ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the tower’s construction took place this morning at the site beside Grand Central Station. At 1,501 feet, it will surpass the height

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OMA reveals its first residential tower for New York

The New York office of Dutch firm OMA has proposed an apartment building with a “prismatic” corner for Manhattan. Planned for a corner plot at 121 East 22nd Street in the Grammercy Park neighbourhood, the building commissioned by Toll Brothers City Living will contain 133 residential units. The position between a quiet private park and the bustling area More

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Iwan Baan photographs BIG’s completed VIA 57 West tower in New York

The VIA 57 West “courtscraper” by Bjarke Ingels’ firm has completed on Manhattan’s West Side and is shown in these images by photographer Iwan Baan (+ slideshow). Baan has captured BIG’s first finished project in New York, following a series of photos showing the tetrahedral apartment building shot by Montse Zamorano. Baan’s aerial images show the More

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BIG’s VIA 57 West “courtscraper” in Manhattan shown in new images

The tetrahedral New York apartment building designed by Bjarke Ingels Group is captured in these pictures by photographer Montse Zamorano (+ slideshow). Facing the Hudson River at 57th Street on Manhattan’s West Side, the VIA 57 West tower includes 709 rental properties and 142 units that qualify as affordable housing. Tenants began moving in to More

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KPF’s One Vanderbilt skyscraper for Manhattan moves forward after lawsuit dropped

Another supertall tower for Manhattan is going ahead, now that legal proceedings stalling KPF’s 1,501-foot skyscraper beside Grand Central station have been abandoned. Construction is set to commence on the 458-metre One Vanderbilt tower, which has been halted since 2015 after a lawsuit was filed by the owners of Grand Central Terminal. The company, Midtown More

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New York’s supertall towers “damage the city fabric” says Elizabeth Diller

Diller Scofidio + Renfro co-founder Elizabeth Diller has hit out at New York’s spate of luxury skyscrapers, saying that the city is at risk of being “consumed by the dollar” (+ interview). Diller said that supertall residential towers like Rafael Viñoly’s 432 Park Avenue, Jean Nouvel’s 53W53 and SHoP’s 111 West 57th Street are being developed piecemeal with no overarching More

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro completes Vagelos Education Center for Columbia University

New York firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro has completed a new medical centre for Columbia University that features a vivid orange “study cascade” occupying the whole south facade (+ slideshow). The Vagelos Education Center is a 14-storey tower that encompasses classrooms, laboratories and a state-of-the-art medical simulation facility. The roughly 100,000-square-foot (10,220-square-metre) structure was built More

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New images revealed of Renzo Piano’s 565 Broome Soho tower in New York

Renzo Piano Workshop has released new images of its 30-storey Soho Tower in New York, which will be the firm’s first residential project in Manhattan. Entitled 565 Broome Soho, the skyscraper will be located on the western edge of Soho – between Broome and Watts Street – and is part of a boom in high-end residential construction in New More

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New York’s 2020 skyline shown in new visualisations

These visualisations show the swathe of skyscrapers set to spring up across New York by 2020. Created as part of a report by City Realty this week, the trio of images shows a vast increase in the number of towers in Manhattan. The most noticeable additions to the skyline include the row of supertall towers – over More

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KPF’s 10 Hudson Yards skyscraper in New York welcomes first tenant Coach

The first completed tower in the massive Hudson Yards development in New York has opened its doors, giving fashion brand Coach a new global headquarters (+ slideshow). Kohn Pederson Fox (KPF) designed the 52-storey skyscraper to straddles the top end of the popular High Line park on Manhattan’s far West Side. Measuring 895 feet (273 metres) tall, More

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Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard “Jenga tower” nears completion in New York

The Jenga-like form of Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron’s residential skyscraper in Tribeca, New York, has been captured by Instagram users ahead of its imminent completion. Located at 56 Leonard Street in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighbourhood, the 60-storey tower appears largely complete apart from a section of external elevator scaffolding that remains on one side. More

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Skyscraper Museum chronicles explosion of “super-slender” towers in New York

New York’s Skyscraper Museum has released an online tool that tracks the growing number of skinny towers in the city. The interactive chart compares the heights and silhouettes of 18 so-called “super-slenders” now complete or under construction in New York. Many of these measure well over 1,000 feet (305 metres), and some have ratios of base-width More

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Richard Meier unveils black tower for Manhattan at 685 First Avenue

American architect Richard Meier has unveiled the design for an apartment block on New York’s East River, eschewing his signature white palette for black glass facades. The 42-storey tower will sit on the corner of 39th Street at 685 First Avenue, a few blocks south of the United Nations headquarters. Unlike most buildings by Pritzker More

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Rafael Viñoly apologises for comments on 432 Park Avenue skyscraper “screw-ups”

Architect Rafael Viñoly has sent Dezeen a public letter apologising for comments he made about the interior design of his supertall New York skyscraper. “In the context of what we understood to be a private and off-the-record conversation, I expressed frustration, inartfully, about the consequences of my profession’s diminished position in the real estate development More

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Viñoly admits “screw-ups” with 432 Park Avenue tower in New York

Architect Rafael Viñoly has spoken out about problems with his 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in Manhattan, currently the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere. As tenants begin to move in to the 1,396-foot (426-metre) tower on 57th Street, its architect has revealed that he is not entirely happy with the project. “It has a More

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BIG and Foster both still in contention for Two World Trade Center tower

The developer of New York’s Two World Trade Center tower, Silverstein Properties, is uncertain whether it will retain Bjarke Ingels Group for the project or go with original architect Foster + Partners. Larry Silverstein, the company’s chairman, said it is learning toward Danish firm BIG, but nothing has been decided. “We can go in either More

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New images released of luxury condo tower by KPF in New York

Renderings of a sculptural Manhattan residential skyscraper by Kohn Pedersen Fox have been unveiled to entice buyers to purchase units costing up to $18.5 million (+ slideshow). Called 111 Murray Street, the 58-storey condominium tower is currently under construction in the Tribeca neighbourhood. The 157 units range from studios to a five-bedroom apartment, with prices More

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SHoP’s supertall Brooklyn tower gets green light

Brooklyn’s first supertall skyscraper by New York studio SHoP Architects has received the go ahead for construction. Clad in bronze, blackened stainless steel and marble, the skinny residential tower will rise 1,000 feet (304 metres) at 340 Flatbush Avenue in downtown Brooklyn. Plans were initially unveiled in November 2015, but the project has been awaiting More

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Skybridge with a swimming pool will link pair of Manhattan towers by SHoP

Construction is underway on two bendy apartment towers in New York by SHoP Architects that will be joined by a skybridge offering a pool, hot tub and bar. Called the American Copper Buildings – and formerly known as 626 First Avenue – the 41- and 48-storey residential towers are rising on First Avenue and 36th More

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Future of Foster + Partners’ 3 Sutton Place skyscraper in New York under threat

The developer behind Foster + Partners’ 3 Sutton Place tower on Manhattan’s East Side, originally planned to be 290-metres tall, lost a fight to block foreclosure proceedings on the site before declaring itself bankrupt this week. Developer Bauhouse Group defaulted on a $127 million (£89 million) loan from Gamma Real Estate and the site was set to be sold, More

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New images of SHoP’s supertall Brooklyn tower revealed

New images of a planned 304-metre-tall tower in Brooklyn by SHoP Architects have been revealed in advance of a review by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. The 73-storey tower would be the tallest building in the borough and the first supertall building in the city outside of Manhattan, which has been experiencing a More

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BIG unveils designs for The Spiral office tower in New York

Bjarke Ingels Group has released a conceptual design for its latest project in New York, an office skyscraper wrapped in a ribbon of green terraces (+ movie). Called The Spiral, the 65-storey glass tower is slated to rise at 66 Hudson Boulevard, as part of the massive Hudson Yards mixed-use development that is now under construction on More

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