Benchmark School in Architectural Record

Questions concerning how students learn do not automatically suggest design solutions, but when the Benchmark School approached William and Chris Sharples, two of the founding principals of SHoP Architects, for help in the development of robotics as a teaching tool, they saw opportunity.

A 1980s Office Tower at 335 Madison Avenue Gets a 1920s Update

The plans, designed by SHoP Architects, call for a new lobby inside the atrium with different kinds of seating, plants and a whimsical sculpture by Takashi Murakami, along with a slew of new amenities.

SHoP Breaks Ground on Fulbright University Vietnam

A university campus designed by SHoP Architects has broken ground in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. With the first phase of the project set to open in 2022, Fulbright University Vietnam will be the country’s first independent, not-for-profit institution of higher education.

SHoP’s Midtown Supertall Brings Terra-cotta and Bronze to New Heights

The tower stands out with a facade that incorporates three materials: terra-cotta, glass, and bronze ornamental work.

NYC’s Newest Condos Are Inspired by the Past

Still under construction, SHoP’s 86-story, 1,428-foot-tall 111 W. 57th St. is slender but still feels more substantial than its toothpick-ish glass neighbors on Billionaires’ Row.

SHoP Wins Two NYCxDESIGN Awards

SHoP took home two NYCxDESIGN Awards on Monday evening, May 20, for 111 W 57th St and Pier 35. 111 W 57th St won the “On the Boards” category, while Pier 35 was recognized as “New York’s Shining Moment”. The ceremony was hosted at Pier 17, also a SHoP project.

SHoP Wins AIA | DC Grand Award

SHoP has won the AIA | DC Design Awards “Grand Award” for Midtown Center. The jury called the project “‘a change agent,’ taking the downtown DC office building to a whole new level.”

John Cerone at the Architectural League

On May 30 at 7pm, John Cerone will participate in a panel called “New Methods, New Materials”, organized by the Architectural League of NY as part of their series titled, “The Housing System”. The panel will address the promises and pitfalls of technological innovations and material advances in housing production. Tickets are free and open to all, but reservations are required.

SHoP Unveils New Office Annex for US Embassy in Bangkok

The US Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations selected SHoP to design the New Office Annex (NOX) for the United States Embassy in Thailand. NOX is designed for Embassy’s 11-acre property in Bangkok’s Pathum Wan district. The plot was formerly home to a smaller building that served as offices until the mid-1990s.

MEET the AEC All-Stars

Dana Getman, an associate principal at SHoP, along with Leah Nanpei, director, and Victoire Saby and Dana Wu, senior associates, will participate in a panel discussion hosted by Thornton Tomasetti titled, “MEET the AEC All-Stars” on May 2.