National Veterans Resource Center Recognized for Being Green

“The NVRC is the most ADA accessible building on campus, one that will serve many generations of veterans in the years ahead,” says retired U.S. Army Col. Ron Novack, executive director for the Office of Veteran and Military Affairs, who also helped project manage the NVRC. “Looking forward, you’re going to see more and more green buildings on university campuses, so a lot of time and energy went into making sure the NVRC, from its design through the construction process and now its daily operation, took that to heart. We’re very appreciative of this recognition and I’m honored to be able to receive the award on behalf of Syracuse University.”

Exclusive Look Inside the World’s Skinniest Skyscraper

With the collaborative effort of developers JDS Development Group and Property Markets Group; SHoP Architects designing the exterior; and AD100 architects Studio Sofield taking on the interior architecture, 111 West 57th Street is like a monument for impressive design. In addition to holding the record for skinniest skyscraper, the building is also the second tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere, reaching a whopping 1,428 feet high, including a 300-foot decorative steel crown.

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.

FIT’s New Academic Building Tops Out

Designed by SHoP Architects, the 110,000-square-foot structure is engineered to achieve LEED Gold certification and will yield new classrooms, administrative offices, review and exhibition spaces and a student quad illuminated by skylights.