A New Staten Island Outlet Mall Intends to Defy the Retail Apocalypse

On Staten Island, [SHoP] has matched the outlet aesthetic with good-value design — durable and moderately stylish, with an occasional touch of flair (escalators sheathed in orange glass).

SHoP Reveals Designs for Uber Air Skyports

“To celebrate Uber’s vision of our shared transportation future, we shaped the architecture around the experience of boarding and takeoff, that bold first step into the future of urban flight,” said Shannon Han, project director at SHoP Architects.

A ‘Goldfinger’ Car Highlights a Special Family Bond—James Bond

Bill and Chris Sharples, co-founders of SHoP, talk to A.J. Baime about their grandfather’s 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage. Photo courtesy Gordon Grant for the Wall Street Journal.

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.

Ayumi Sugiyama at Coast to Coast

SHoP’s Director of Cultural Projects, Ayumi Sugiyama, will participate in Coast to Coast, a panel hosted by Colony and Design Milk at NeueHouse Madison Square on June 11.

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.