Posts Tagged "New York"

Winning micro-housing design on display in NYC

Winning micro-housing design on display in NYC

An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York is showcasing the recently-announced winning entry from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s adAPT micro-apartment design competition launched last July. “Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers” – organized by the Citizens Housing & Planning Council and the Museum of the…

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8 Spruce Street New York City wins Emporis Skyscraper Award

8 Spruce Street New York City wins Emporis Skyscraper Award

Ever since skyscraper construction was conceived developers have continued to push the boundaries to build the biggest and best mega structures imaginable. These giants of construction are constantly reviewed and rewarded by global building information specialist Emporis in its annual skyscraper award which has been running since 2000. The award…

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Solar Carve Tower means not to intrude

Solar Carve Tower means not to intrude

Studio Gang Architects has unveiled an unusual scheme for a 213-ft (65-meter) tower to be be built directly next to New York’s High Line, the elevated park converted from a former rail line. Studio Gang’s Solar Carve Tower is named for its unusual tapered design which shaves away corners of…

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