On the Importance of Collaboration & Curiosity
With projects ongoing around the world, from Sydney to Botswana, designboom spoke with all seven of SHoP’s principals. Read the thoughts of Christopher Sharples, Angelica Trevino Baccon, Gregg Pasquarelli, Dana Getman, John Cerone, Coren Sharples, and William Sharples
9 DeKalb’s Superstructure Soars Past Halfway Mark In Downtown Brooklyn
Construction has passed the halfway mark on 9 DeKalb Avenue, a 73-story residential skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn and the Outer Boroughs’ first supertall.
Essex Wins AIA Regional & Urban Design Award
The 2021 Regional & Urban Design program recognizes the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development.
A New Home for the International Center of Photography at Essex Crossing
The three-story, 40,000-square-foot arts center by SHoP Architects with an interior designed by Gensler is the ICP’s third home and the first to house both its educational facilities and curatorial spaces since its original location on Fifth Avenue.
SHoP Designs a Green Energy Plant for the Queens Waterfront
The plant would generate power from the East River, as well as via solar and geothermal energy, and serve as a green energy source for the nearby Queensbridge Houses. It also includes a new pedestrian bridge from Long Island City to Roosevelt Island.
A Deep Dive into Environmental Innovation at Atlassian HQ
At the heart of the project are three ambitious targets for lowering emissions compared to a standard office tower: running the building off 100 per cent renewable energy, reducing the operational carbon by 50 per cent and reducing the embodied carbon by 50 per cent.
Treehouse Hotel to Debut in U.S. at 1 Southside Park
Construction on the Miami site began last month and is projected to be completed in 2025. New York-based JDS Development is leading the project’s development. New York-based Rockwell Group and SHoP Architects designed the hotel.
Cliff Pearson Highlights the Cultural Role of the National Veterans Resource Center
Set at a pivotal location between the school’s historic campus to the south and the city to the north, the 126,000-square-foot building is a new gateway between town and gown.
W Hotel Opens in Melbourne’s Collins Arch
Housed in a New York-inspired building by Woods Bagot and NYC-based SHoP Architects, the W Melbourne extends its design cues from Melbourne’s laneway culture into 294 guestrooms and suites, promising ‘understated elegance’ and ‘curated design features’ throughout each room.
SHoP’s D.C. Work Continues at The Yards
Encompassing 3.4 million square feet of new development, phase two of The Yards will include ten new buildings, all built to LEED Gold standards, and a bevy of new landscapes designed by the likes of Selldorf Architects, SHoP Architects, Leong Leong, and SCAPE.