Historic Bank Buildings Get a Second Act
“The new tower, which is expected to be completed in 2022, will be deferential to the landmark, but not derivative,” said Gregg Pasquarelli, a principal at SHoP Architects, the designer. “The hexagonal geometry of the building, seen in its ornate tile and coffered ceilings, will be echoed in the shape of the new structure.”
Gregg Pasquarelli to Serve on Jury for NYCxDESIGN Awards
Gregg Pasquarelli will serve on the jury for the NYCxDESIGN Awards, presented by Interior Design and ICFF. The 4th Annual NYCxDESIGN Awards celebrates outstanding achievement across major areas of design—from architecture to interiors, products to accessories and craft to technology. Winners will be announced on May 20.
Record on the Road Washington, D.C.
SHoP founding partner Gregg Pasquarelli will participate in Architectural Record’s “Record on the Road” panel in Washington, D.C. on May 2, discussing SHoP’s Midtown Center project as it relates to dynamic new architecture for office buildings in the nation’s capital.
How Do We Nurture a More Vital AEC Industry?
SHoP founding principal Chris Sharples will join representatives from Columbia University, Suffolk Construction and Rudin Management in a panel discussion hosted by Thornton Tomasetti at the CUNY Graduate Center titled, “How Do We Nurture a More Vital AEC Industry?” on May 16.
Prefabrication in Practice Roundtable at AIA Center for Architecture
Join SHoP, Cannon Design and SBR in “Prefabrication in Practice”, a roundtable discussion looking at approaches to modular design at the AIA Center for Architecture on May 8.
Explore Brooklyn’s Domino Park with Design Trust
Join the Design Trust Council, founding partner Chris Sharples from SHoP Architects, who created 325 Kent Avenue and the Domino Sugar Refinery Master Plan, as well as representatives from James Corner Field Operations, Two Trees Management, and Silman on a tour of this 5-acre public park, built on the site of the former Domino Sugar Refinery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Wednesday, May 8.
SHoP Team Wins Dassault Systemes Hackathon
SHoP’s own John Cerone and Geof Bell participated in the Dassault Systemes “Datavironment” Hackathon in Milan last week, illustrating how the 3DEXPERIENCE platform can help design the future data-centric city. SHoP was part of Team #4, the winning team!
Essex Crossing is a Megadevelopment That Knows Its Tenement Neighbors
“Essex Crossing both transforms and fits into the architectural salmagundi of the Lower East Side,” says New York Magazine’s Architecture Critic, Justin Davidson.
Sameer Kumar to Speak at Future of Design
Sameer Kumar, SHoP’s Director of Enclosure Design, will speak at the Future Of Design’s 3rd annual symposium in New York on June 1. Future of Design is an annual conference to energize the community of structural engineers, architects, artists, fabricators, and builders by exploring new ways of designing, building, and collaborating.
SHoP Mentors Students from UMich During Spring Break Externship
SHoP was one of the more than 200 firms and nonprofits from New York to L.A. to mentor 240 students from the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning from March 4-8.