The Future of Material Specification

SHoP’s Materials Librarian, Katherine Anderson, speaks with AIA Oculus about how the firm specifies materials, and what makes a valuable partnership with a manufacturer.

SHoP’s Unity Reflect AR Application Goes On Site at 9 DeKalb

SHoP Architects is one of the leading beta testers for Unity Reflect. SHoP is also exploring ways to give workers quick access to construction information on site using Augmented Reality.

SHoP to Participate in 2-Year Master Plan to Defend Lower Manhattan Against Climate Change

SHoP is part of a team of 18 consultants approved by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) lead by Arcadis and including SCAPE and One Architecture & Urbanism.

Corie Sharples at Dutch Design Week

Founding Principal Corie Sharples will be speaking at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven on October 20 about architecture and public space. If you’re attending, we hope you’ll join her.

111 W 57th St Featured in the Times of London

SHoP Associate Principal Dana Getman says of the view, “You see everything that makes New York New York”

SHoP Gives Keynote at Unite Copenhagen

Adam Chernick, an Associate on SHoP’s Interactive Visualization team, gave a keynote talk at Unity’s Unite Copenhagen conference, where he discussed the use of Unity Reflect in SHoP’s visualization work.

An Architecture Lover’s Guide to Manhattan’s 57th Street

Of the supertalls going up along Billionaires’ Row, 111 West 57th Street may not be the tallest, but it is easily the skinniest. At nearly 60 feet wide and 1,428 feet tall, the 82-story tower has a slenderness ratio of approximately 1:24.

Why You Should Visit Pier 35 on the East River

Designed by the architecture firm SHoP in collaboration with landscape architects Ken Smith Workshop, Pier 35 is a showcase for new thinking in urban sustainability.

Essex Crossing is a Model Mega-Development

With a large share of affordable housing and restrained architecture, the six-acre project seeks to fit into—rather than shake up—New York’s Lower East Side. (Rendering courtesy Moso Studio)

Benchmark School Honored in Fast Company Innovation Awards

The Innovation Lab at the Benchmark School in Media, PA, was among the finalists for this year’s Innovation by Design Awards, recognized in the Best Educational Design category.