Posts Tagged ‘New York’
Friday, January 24th, 2014
Article source: Nendo
A new concept for Camper’s larger shops, following on our concept of ‘shoes that walk freely through the air’ developed for Camper’s small-scale shops in cities like Osaka, Paris, San Francisco and Moscow. The design concept for the large shops had faced a consistent challenge: in a high-ceilinged space, to use the upper part of a space with high ceilings.
Image Courtesy © Daici Ano
- Architects: Nendo
- Project: 5th Avenue Camper Store
- Location: New York, U.S.A
- Photography: Daici Ano
Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Article source: WXY architecture + urban design
The East River Blueway Plan is a community-based waterfront initiative that establishes a planning and urban design framework for Manhattan’s East River waterfront, from the Brooklyn Bridge to East 38th Street. The Blueway plan provides a vision for an accessible waterfront and aims to protect critical infrastructure, attenuate storm surges and help manage stormwater issues.
Image Courtesy © WXY architecture + urban design
- Architects: WXY architecture + urban design
- Project: The East River Blueway Plan
- Location: Manhattan’s East River Waterfront, New York
- Photography: WXY architecture + urban design
- Consultant: S + M Studio
- Engineer – Consulting: AKRK; Arcadis; Philip Habib + Associates; Weidlinger Associates
- Engineer – Environmental: eDesign Dynamics
- Landscape Architecture: Judith Heintz Landscape
Sunday, January 19th, 2014
Article source: Gabellini Sheppard Associates LLP
Located in New York’s Soho Cast Iron Historic District, this 8,300-square-foot loft was designed to preserve the character of the building and its generously proportioned spaces while fulfilling the programmatic needs of the client, a couple—one an American, the other a Dane—and their three young children. The design reflects a balance among American and Scandinavian sensibilities, functional preferences, and models of domestic living.
Image Courtesy © Paul Warchol
Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
Article source: Minimal USA
Minimal USA has designed the kitchen, the master bathroom, the guest bathroom and the other secondary bath for a luxury apartment in the Upper East Side, New York.
Entering the apartment, the attention is caught by the open space between the two walls that surround the area of the kitchen, used as a bar that lets to glimpse the stylish kitchen.
Image Courtesy © Minimal USA
- Architects: Minimal USA (Carlo Mascheroni)
- Project: Upper East Side Luxury Apartment
- Location: New York
Saturday, January 4th, 2014
Article source: GRIMSHAW
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is one of America’s leading research universities with a reputation for creative and interactive learning and the application of information technology to education. The Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) is a nexus of technological and artistic innovation and optimized performance space, where the intersection of science and the arts is explored through sound, movement and light.
Image Courtesy © Paul Rivera / Archphoto
- Architects: GRIMSHAW
- Project: Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
- Location: Troy, New York
- Photography: Paul Rivera / Archphoto, Peter Aaron / Esto
- Client: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Size: 19,120 sq m/ 202,000 sq ft
- Completion Date: September 2008
- Cost: $140 million
- Consultants: David Brody Bond (Architect of Record), BuroHappold (Structural and Services Engineer), Saratoga Associates (Landscape Design)
Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
Article source: Celano Design Studio
Larchmont, NYItalianAmerican Chef Nick Di Bona has partnered with New Yorkbased Celano Design Studio to create his first restaurant, Madison Kitchen.
A native of Westchester, 28 year old Chef Di Bona has already proven himself a creative force in his own right, serving as Executive Chef at the renowned Pratt’s Inn and helping to bring its highest Zagat rating to date. Madison Kitchen will be Di Bona’s first solo restaurant venture, and will feature Di Bona’s personal twist on New American. “I wanted to offer an eclectic mix of good food. Westchester has a lot to offer, Asian markets, Italian grocers.” Inspired by Di Bona’s ItalianAmerican background, his respect for fresh and locally sourced ingredients, and his continuous search for new combinations of food and flavor, Madison Kitchen will bring delicious, inventive cuisine to Larchmont.
Image Courtesy © Celano Design Studio
Saturday, December 14th, 2013
Article source: Studio Daniel Libeskind
New York, NY — Studio Daniel Libeskind has just unveiled the design for a residential building in Berlin that, upon completion in 2015, is expected to brighten the already emerging neighborhood of Chausseestrasse. With large angular windows designed to catch maximum light, canted walls, and a metallic-coated ceramic façade, the 107,000 sq. ft. (10,000 m2) Chausseestrasse 43 occupies the corner of a block in central Berlin. Says the architect: “Even as my studio is often called upon to design skyscrapers these days, I continue to love to build homes, the basic unit of human life.”
Image Courtesy © PX2
- Architects: Studio Daniel Libeskind
- Project: AN APARTMENT BUILDING
- Location: New York, United States
- Photography: PX2, Ilan Besor
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
Article source: STUDIO V Architecture
The new building by STUDIO V Architecture at Empire City looks nothing like a typical casino. Evolving government policies are transforming the gaming industry; heightened attention and competition have catalyzed casinos to push the boundaries of design, innovation, and visitor experience. Tim Rooney, whose famed family also owns the Pittsburgh Steelers, approached STUDIO V to create a radical and contemporary new building to stand out among ferocious competition in this burgeoning industry-wide revolution.To re-invent a building type that typically produces themed, single-story, hermetically-sealed boxes, the Empire City Casino expansion uses avant garde architecture, cutting edge materials, and ground-breaking technology to create a fresh, light-filled, and stimulating space.
Image Courtesy © Paul Warchol
- Architects: STUDIO V Architecture
- Project: New Empire City Casino Building
- Location: New York , U.S.A
- Photography: Paul Warchol
Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Article source: Pascale Girardin
Anthology I & II is the title of ceramicist Pascale Girardin’s latest artwork, which has recently been unveiled in the Peninsula Hotel, New York, NY. The culmination of eight months work and throwing of over 1200 stoneware pieces, the twin sculptures are an important milestone for the Canadian artist, marking her first public work to be installed in the Big Apple.
Image Courtesy © Evan Dion
- Architects: Pascale Girardin
- Project: Newly Opened Clement Restaurant greets diners with sophistication
- Location: New York, United States
- Photography: Evan Dion
- Studio location: Montréal
- Project: Anthology I & II
- Client: Peninsula Hotel – Clement Restaurant
- Interior design: Yabu Pushelberg
- Completion date: Octobre 2013
Sunday, November 24th, 2013
Article source: Turett Collaborative Architects
The two-story brick building on the corner of West Broadway and N. Moore Street lies at the edge of the TriBeCa West Historic District. The 1870s-era structure itself was singled out for preservation on account of its distinctive corbelled brick work, prominent location, unusual acute plan, low massing, and multitude of French- and double-hung windows.
Image Courtesy © Turett Collaborative Architects