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OMA completes pair of stacked skyscrapers on the Brooklyn waterfront

December 8, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Architecture studio OMA has created a pair of skyscrapers called Eagle + West in the Greenpoint neighbourhood of Brooklyn that consist of stacked volumes with cantilevers and concrete panelling. Part of the ongoing Greenpoint Landing development in a post-industrial area in northern Brooklyn, Eagle + West comprises two highrises and a smaller building. Designed for

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Studio Gang completes Brooklyn skyscraper with undulating facade

December 7, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Architecture studio Studio Gang has completed the 11 Hoyt residential skyscraper in downtown Brooklyn with a scalloped concrete facade and an elevated park. Named 11 Hoyt, the 620-foot-tall (189 metres) skyscraper was clad with precast concrete panels that are positioned at different angles in order to give it an undulating effect. According to the studio, the

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Dezeen’s top 10 US architecture projects of 2022

December 7, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

As part of our review of the year, Americas editor Ben Dreith recaps the architectural projects completed in the United States in 2022 that drew the admiration – and ire – of Dezeen readers. Though single-family residences and skyscrapers often attract the most attention, we’ve selected projects from a variety of categories that were popular

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Adjaye Associates unveils masterplan for Cleveland riverfront redevelopment

December 6, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Architecture studio Adjaye Associates has been selected to create a series of residential and commercial spaces along the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, which architect David Adjaye said will tap into the “lost heritage of the city”. The Cuyahoga Riverfront masterplan aims to modify and repurpose 32 acres of land along the Cuyahoga River near the

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Snohetta completes “surgical” renovation of Phillip Johnson’s AT&T building

November 23, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Architecture studio Snøhetta has carried out a series of renovations to the postmodern 550 Madison skyscraper, which was formerly known as the AT&T building. Snøhetta opened up some of the facades, added a public garden and improved ventilation and elevation systems as part of the conversion of the 647-foot-high (197-metre) skyscraper from a single-occupant tower into an office for multiple

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Ennead Architects and Rockwell Group unveil food distribution centre in Brooklyn

November 22, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

New York-based studios Ennead Architects and Rockwell Group have converted a 19th-century train warehouse into the headquarters for a charitable organisation in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighbourhood. The studios transformed a block-long train repair shop in Brooklyn into a headquarters and distribution centre for the charitable organisation City Harvest, turning it into a bright and open

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BIG unveils Calgary skyscraper “composed to form a feminine silhouette”

November 21, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Danish architecture studio BIG has unveiled the 222-metre-high Telus Sky Tower in Calgary, Alberta, which has a pixelated facade that twists diagonally from its base and “stands like a lady in a cluster of cowboys”. The studio revealed photos of the skyscraper, which was completed in 2020, showing its twisted design that was created to signify

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LMN Architects creates mass-timber business school for University of Washington

November 18, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Seattle-based studio LMN Architects has completed the mass-timber Founders Hall building for the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business in Seattle. Founders Hall is an 84,800-square-foot building with five floors spread over three volumes on the University of Washington’s campus in northern Seattle. LMN designed the building for the business school to serve a variety

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HKS unveils plans for brise soleil-wrapped supertall skyscraper in Austin

November 17, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Architecture studio HKS has released plans for a supertall skyscraper to be built in Austin, Texas, which will be tallest building in the state. HKS Austin released plans for an 80-storey, 1,035-feet-tall (315 metres) skyscraper called Wilson Tower, which will be wrapped in a brise soleil. Taking up a half-block location on 5th Street in

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Steven Holl Architects designs asymmetric Princeton institute building with curved ceilings

November 16, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

American studio Steven Holl Architects has completed Rubenstein Commons, a building composed of “bulbous space curves”, for the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Rubenstein Commons was designed to be a meeting place and office complex for visiting scholars to the institute, where scientist Albert Einstein once held a faculty position. The studio

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