Pitching in to Protect NYC

At our Brooklyn fabrication facility, a SHoP team is working from designs developed by Sweden’s 3DVERKSTAN to produce at least 1,000 medical face shields for distribution to area hospitals. In a separate joint initiative, we are printing a specialized valve that allows hospitals to increase coronavirus treatment capacity by sharing ventilators.

Designing a Community Hub for Food Security

When SHoP heard that DC Greens needed to relocate because its current site was being turned into a substation for the local power company, the firm saw an opportunity to get its hands dirty designing a new home for the community-service organization and the important work that takes place at its urban farm site.

Geof Bell to Speak at #BeyondBIM2020

Geof Bell, a multi-disciplinary Associate at SHoP, will speak at #BeyondBIM2020, the AEC symposium focusing on a vision for the future, on March 17 in London. He will showcase examples of SHoP’s work and contribute to the discussion on how to improve collaboration across the design and construction community.

SHoP Speaking at Vertex

SHoP’s Director of Visualization, Mengyi Fan, and Director of Interactive Visualization, Adam Chernick, will speak at Vertex in London on February 28. Mengyi and Adam’s talk, “Improving Design Through Visualization Technology,” will focus on mixed reality (XR) experiences, and how they are changing the architectural industry.

Tech Start-ups Find a Shared Home at The Company Building in Manhattan

It’s meant to look homey, “like your cool friend’s apartment,” says Paris Smith, Company’s head of brand, on a recent tour of the in-progress renovation, which was sensitively designed by SHoP Architects in close collaboration with the building’s owners, Milstein Properties.

Keep Calm and Terra-cotta On

SHoP Architects’ design for 111 West 57th Street is a call back to Manhattan’s great Deco skyscrapers. Nearly 43,000 richly glazed terra-cotta tiles, sourced from manufacturer NBK Terracotta, were used on the supertall’s east and west facades.

John Cerone to Speak at PLAT20 Conference in Stockholm

SHoP Principal and Director of Virtual Design and Construction, John Cerone, will be the keynote speaker at the PLAT20 Conference taking place Thursday, February 13 in Stockholm, Sweden. He will speak about SHoP’s innovative use of metal in some of the firm’s most iconic projects, such as the Barclays Center, Botswana Innovation Hub and the Nassau Coliseum.

SHoP Architects Designs Bergamo’s to Feel Like a Secret Oasis in Midtown

Walking around the Grand Central Station area, most bars fall into one of two camps: Irish pubs serving beer, and historic martini bars. Bergamo’s, designed by New York–based SHoP Architects, breaks the mold.

Gregg Pasquarelli Featured on The Midnight Charette

Hosts David and Marina are joined by Gregg Pasquarelli to discuss designing the world’s slimmest skyscraper, modernism and provincialism in New York City, the most important part of creating architecture, 30-minute elevator pitches, city development, favorite restaurants and more!

The International Center of Photography Opens in SHoP-Designed Building

The Center’s new Essex Crossing residence, a 40,000-square-foot interior space designed by Gensler within a new condo building by SHoP Architects, is nothing flashy but no worse for that. There are two floors of galleries, some with full-height windows and some convertible into black boxes, plus an old-is-new-again Pentagram logo embedded in the tiles. (Proper ceiling heights, too!) There’s also a ground-floor cafe for those who haven’t gorged at the Market Line food hall across the street.