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Collins Arch: Best Tall Building in Australia

The groundbreaking complex in downtown Melbourne, comprising a hotel, residences, workplaces and an active network of new public spaces, was celebrated with several major awards—among them Best Tall Mixed-Use Building in the world and Best Tall Building in Australia—by the Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the international authority on all things skyscraper.

111 West 57th Street Wins CTBUH Awards

At its recent annual conference, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat awarded several honors to our recently completed project 111 West 57th Street. The celebrated tower, the third highest in New York City, won worldwide notice as Best Tall Residential Building and Best Tall Building over 400 meters.

SHoP Named 2022 American Prize Laureates

The annual award, established in 1994, is given to an office or practitioner in the United States who has “emblazoned a new direction in the history of American Architecture with talent, vision, and commitment” and who has “demonstrated consistent contribution to humanity through the built environment and through the art of architecture.” Previous winners of the prize include Sir Norman Foster, Michael Graves, and AS+GG.

Essex Crossing Wins ULI Global Award for Excellence

This year, 152 projects and programs were submitted across the three ULI regions. Of those submissions, 26 were named as winners across the regions and then considered as global finalists. The six winners were selected by a multidisciplinary jury of ULI members representing a range of real estate and land use expertise.

There’s a New Copper Canyon in Downtown Washington

The 14-story building was designed by SHoP Architects. The copper facade, SHoP partner Gregg Pasquarelli said, is “a subtle, 21st century interpretation of a material associated with the great architectural heritage of D.C.”

Twelve Dramatic Skybridges That Push the Limits of Engineering

“The skybridge connecting the two buildings is not simply decorative,” said SHoP Architects founding principal Bill Sharples said of the Collins Arch project in Melbourne. “It maximizes views and sunlight for office, hotel and residential occupants of the two buildings that, on the ground, meet public space and commercial requirements.”

Jean-Georges’ Tin Building Opens

Soon after the hurricane, chef Jean-Georges set his sight on the space, and SHoP Architects, the firm that designed the building, worked to preserve its history and protect it for years to come. They rescued any viable pieces from the former Tin Building and moved the whole structure further away from the river, raising it off the ground to protect it from future flooding.

The Challenge of Skyscraper Construction in NYC

New York’s skyline is constantly changing as the city continues to build up. But building here comes with its own particular set of challenges. Gregg Pasquarelli talks to Cheddar News about the design and construction of The Brooklyn Tower.

Construction Begins on Atlassian Sydney Headquarters

Construction has begun on Atlassian’s $1.4-billion headquarters after the New South Wales government, Dexus and the global software giant reached agreement on the project. The 39-storey Atlassian Central, next door to Central Station in Sydney’s future tech precinct, is expected to open in 2027.

Saved by SHoP, the Tin Building at Manhattan’s Seaport Reopens

Dubbed Tin Building by Jean-Georges, the 53,000-square-foot Lower Manhattan foodie mecca is housed within a historic Seaport structure of the same name that stands as one of just two major surviving buildings from the old Fulton Fish Market, which packed up its ice blocks and decamped to Hunts Point in the Bronx in 2005. Built in 1907, the Tin Building underwent an exhaustive, years-long transformation led by SHoP Architects.