How SHoP is Re-thinking the Skyscraper

In an attempt to better understand the micro- and macro-forces at play shaping the city’s skyline, Archinect examined three recent distinctive tower projects designed by SHoP Architects in partnership with JDS Development Group: 111 West 57th St, the American Copper Buildings, and 9 DeKalb. Image courtesy Archinect.

SHoP Uses Unity Reflect to Create Solutions on 9 DeKalb Tower

SHoP has been trying out Reflect since the software entered its Alpha phase this summer, creating various solutions to test on their supertall project at 9 Dekalb Avenue in Brooklyn.

111 West 57th Street Tops Out

The slender, SHoP architects-designed skyscraper centered at the foot of New York’s Central Park South has topped out at its full height of 1,428 feet.

Pier 35 Wins AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Award

SHoP and Ken Smith Workshop’s design for Pier 35 has won the AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Merit Award in the Open Space Category. Image courtesy David Sundberg/ESTO.

Leah Nanpei Participates in Women Design Leaders on International Projects Panel

Leah Nanpei, Project Director at SHoP, will participate in a panel on Wednesday, October 30th from 6-8pm as part of the AIANY Women in Architecture Committee’s programming for Archtober titled, “Women Design Leaders on International Projects.”

Bill Sharples Speaks at Urbanity Conference in Brisbane

Founding Principal Bill Sharples participated in the keynote panel at the Urbanity conference in Brisbane, along with Karl Fender of Fender Katsalidis and moderator Tim Ross, discussing “Buildings That Go Beyond.”

Corie Sharples Speaks at Dutch Design Week

Founding Principal Corie Sharples spoke at Dutch Design Week on the subject of “Shared Space,” sharing insights behind some of SHoP’s iconic projects including Greenport’s Mitchell Park, Essex Crossing, the East River Waterfront Esplanade and Company’s headquarters.

SHoP Presents at XRDC 2019 Conference

Interactive Visualization Associates Chris Morse and Adam Chernick will present at the 2019 XRDC Conference in San Francisco on XR Development for Architecture. XR visualizations are changing the way that architects design and present buildings. In this talk, Chris and Adam present a case study of a new tower in Brooklyn, and how they used a spectrum of XR platforms to engage designers and clients at different stages within the design process.

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.