Christopher Morse at TECH+ Expo NYC

Interactive visualization associate Christopher Morse will participate in a panel titled, “Immersive Storytelling: Visualization and Creating the Big Picture for Clients and Collaborators” during the TECH+ Expo in NYC on June 13. TECH+ brings together game-changers in architecture, engineering, construction and real estate, sharing the newest technologies to help design, collaborate and deliver projects efficiently.

Angelica Baccon at Brooklyn Designs

On Saturday, May 11 from 3-4pm, Angelica Baccon, Associate Principal, will participate in a panel titled “The New Brooklyn Waterfront: Bold Architecture Transforming the Skyline and Coastline”. Josephine Minutillo (Features Editor at Architectural Record), in conversation with Angelica and Jason Long (Partner at OMA New York) will discuss ambitious residential developments at Greenpoint Landing and the Domino Sugar Factory site.

The Office Restroom Finally Gets Its Makeover

The office restroom, often the worst space in any building, is the final frontier of the workplace makeover. Companies are remodeling water closets to meet rising expectations of staff who demand elevated designs on par with the rest of their modern workspaces. “We focus on all of the senses,” says Paris Smith, head of brand at Company, a tech campus that rents space in a building near New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

The Hot New Amenity in NYC’s Latest Park? Mussels

The new Pier 35 features a habitat for mussels and what will be the city’s largest green wall.

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 Jury 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 associate principal Angelica Baccon 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.