Snøhetta gets go ahead for public garden at Phillip Johnson’s AT&T building

Snøhetta has been granted planning permission for an indoor garden at New York’s 550 Madison, which forms part of its overhaul of the postmodern tower. Snøhetta‘s proposal for the indoor public garden on the ground floor of the 37-storey office building was approved by the New York City Planning Commission this week. The garden is […]

Architect killed by falling debris from building in New York

New York architect Erica Tishman has died after being hit by a piece of falling debris in Midtown Manhattan yesterday. Tishman, aged 60, was struck on the head by the debris on Tuesday 17 December, and was pronounced dead at the scene at around 10.45 am local time yesterday. The debris fell from 729 7th […]

Standard Arts adorns apartment in David Chipperfield’s The Bryant tower in Manhattan

A model unit within David Chipperfield’s new residential tower in Midtown Manhattan has been furnished with whimsical decor and colourful artwork selected by the curatorial firm Standard Arts. The apartment is located on the 24th floor in the 34-storey tower, which is the first condominium building to rise along Bryant Park – an important public […]

CetraRuddy reveals art-deco New York tower designed for Rockefeller Group

CetraRuddy has designed a chevron-patterned tower for the developers of New York’s Rockefeller Center, which draws on the art deco architecture of the complex. Designed by local architecture firm CetraRuddy for the Rockefeller Group, the 45-storey Rose Hill tower is currently under construction in New York’s NoMad neighbourhood. Once complete, the condominium will feature a […]

New York exhibit An Accelerated Culture celebrates Generation X designers

Works by Heatherwick Studio, Paul Cocksedge and Nendo feature in an exhibition at New York gallery Friedman Benda, which pools together artists and designers from Generation X. The An Accelerated Culture exhibition focuses on the cohort of creatives born between the 1960s and 1980s. The name is a reference to Douglas Coupland’s 1991 novel Generation […]

Yabu Pushelberg designs The Times Square Edition as “ultimate counterpoint to its surroundings”

Design firm Yabu Pushelberg has completed a decadent hotel in New York’s Times Square featuring lush green walls and a moody dining room with electric blue banquettes. The Times Square Edition in New York is billed as Times Square’s first design hotel and an “elevated” entertainment destination for locals, including multiple restaurants, bars, and a […]

The Shed opens at Hudson Yards with huge “telescoping” roof

New York firms Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group have completed The Shed, a cultural centre in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, featuring a retractable roof that can be moved to form a performance area. Measuring 200,00 square feet (18,500 square metres), The Shed is a new venue for art-goers located on the northern edge of […]

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