Work Begins at Miami’s One Southside Park
Designed by New York City-based SHoP Architects, the project is expected to give way to two 773-foot-tall joint towers yielding over 1,100 multifamily units, nearly 200,000 square feet of Class A office space, a 189-key Treehouse Hotel, several high-end amenities and a 32,000-square-foot fire house.
YouTube Reveals New SHoP-designed HQ
The San Bruno City Council has approved plans for Google to expand YouTube’s headquarters with over two million square feet of office space, potential housing, shops, and a hotel as part of the Bayhill Specific Plan. The project will extend across five separate phases. Phase one starts with nearly 500,000 square feet of SHoP-designed offices.
Atlassian HQ Wins Approvals in Sydney
Atlassian will move ahead with plans to build a $1-billion-plus tower next to Central Station in Sydney after winning approval for its plans. The design of the tower would achieve high sustainability outcomes for climatic control as well as the use of mass timber.
111 West 57th Street is an “Impossible Build”
Witness the construction of the skinniest skyscraper ever to make it off the drawing board. Located in New York and rising from within a landmarked building the team will attempt to build the world’s thinnest skyscraper on the construction equivalent of a postage stamp.
Striving for the Extraordinary
In this episode we talk with Angelica Trevino Baccon about what it was like having a baby during the pandemic, how growing up in Monterrey, Mexico influenced the way Angelica views cities and spaces, what the future of work and workspaces will be like, thinking about architecture as experiences rather than iconic forms, leveraging technology to demystify the design process for clients and the patience and perseverance required to be an architect.
Landmark To Luxury: New Yorkers Can Now Reside In Historic Jewels
Steinway Hall was the creation of architectural firm Warren & Welmore, the architects who graced Manhattan with landmarks Grand Central Station, the New York Biltmore Hotel and the Commodore Hotel, now Grand Hyatt New York. SHoP Architects and Studio Sofield have reimagined the historic building, creating a selection of large, light-filled pre-war residences that pay tribute to Midtown’s gilded heritage.
The Hottest New Residential Developments by Starchitects Across New York City
Other starchitect residential projects in New York include 111 West 57th Street, where SHoP Architects, of Barclays Center and East River Esplanade fame, is the attention-grabbing name. This 1,428-foot tower, which is composed of the original landmarked Steinway Hall and a new tower, is the second tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere.
Collins Arch Uplifts Public Space in Downtown Melbourne
While a podium with two towers might have been a standard response to the brief, Collins Arch effectively submerges its podium so that its constructed ground plane is at the Collins Street level. A new amphitheatre acts as stair and ramp to move onto the main level. Timber blocks articulate and screen, forming a pleasant space that was being well used even in a somewhat unoccupied area of the city. The space flows down onto the Market Street edge, where a grand colonnade follows the land levels and creates a covered area fronting the new park. The columns of this colonnade are shaped to be both massive and precise, landing the mostly glass tower.
A Portfolio of 9 DeKalb Construction Shots
SHoP architects merges historic preservation with towering new construction in the design of it’s ‘9 DeKalb’ in Brooklyn. The project includes the restoration of the Dime Savings Bank, a heritage building and landmark, which anchors the new work—soon to be the tallest skyscraper in Brooklyn.
Construction Wraps Up On Tin Building
Exterior work is nearing completion on the Tin Building, a three-story commercial building at 95 Marginal Street on Pier 17 in Manhattan’s South Street Seaport District. Designed by SHoP Architects, the facility will open with a seafood-themed market by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, the main tenant of the low rise building.