Los Angeles and New York-based architecture firm wHY takes a holistic approach to its buildings from Cairo, Egypt, to Louisville, Kentucky.
New York City to see $10 billion in college construction projects
There will be nearly $10 billion in construction projects by colleges and universities in New York City over a five-year span ending in 2017, according to a report by the New York Building Congress The report, entitled “NYC EDU; Building a 21st Century College Town,” was underwritten by several of the schools it surveyed The city’s flagship schools, including New York University and Columbia University, will…
What’s Happening to New York’s Skyline?
Get used to the rise of the “pencil towers” across the city.
How Universal Design Studio creates the temporary architecture of Frieze New York
What does it mean to build a museum that lasts for only a week? That’s the challenge faced by Universal Design Studio, along with a brief to something that felt more intimate than the traditional design fair.
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How Bjarke Ingels is Reshaping New York City's Architecture
Bjarke Ingels has become know for his “promiscuous hybrids" that are reshaping skylines worldwide. Now, after news of...
The Price of Dining at New York’s Top Tourist Attractions
Here’s how much it costs to eat at the restaurants in popular NYC attractions, including the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center, Rockefeller Center, the Whitney Museum, and Central Park.
10 Hubert Street: ODA New York
10 Hubert Street TriBeCa conversion project by ODA Architects New York. Converting a former 1892 liquor merchant building into a luxurious three floor penthouse
How New York City Developed its Wayfinding Signage
Our City Living issue, due out on newsstands September 10, focuses on design and architecture in urban locales. Here we turn our eye to the challenges of navigating a city and how graphic design can improve the experience, especially when it comes to walkability.
10 Modern Architectural Landmarks Worth Conserving For Future Generations
The Getty Foundation has singled out 10 architectural ...
How to Save Great Architecture: Behind the Scenes at the New York Landmarks Conservancy
“We’re the Ghostbusters of preservation,” says President Peg Breen. “We’re the group you’re going to call if you have a problem with your building.”
How New York City Artists Invented a New Mode of Urban Living
The New York art scene hasn't changed much in 150 years. Fashionable women cram gallery openings. Financiers prowl studios. People queue for hours to see a painting. Parties start after midnight....
See How SHoP Architects Is Taking Over New York City
With megaprojects in four of the five boroughs and new commissions practically every day, SHoP Architects is one of the hottest and highest-profile firms in New York City. SHoP has become the go-to...
10 Gorgeous, Nostalgic Photos of New York's Old Penn Station
Fifty years after its destruction, the iconic building is gone but not forgotten.
How New York aims to raise building efficiency by 20 percent
Gov. Cuomo's executive order is focusing on implementing retrofits on the state's oldest buildings first.
A Historic Arrival: New York's Grand Central Turns 100
Born from a deadly underground train crash, Manhattan's historic transit hub is credited with inventing the ramp and bringing electricity to both train tracks and terminal. Author Sam Roberts marks its centennial in Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America.
13 of the best New York hotels
How Climate Change Will Alter New York City's Skyline
New York city knows global warming is going to come lapping over its shores, and new building codes aim to do something about it.
The secret colour of New York City
It only took a few decades for the Statue of Liberty’s lustrous copper to develop its signature green hue – a colour that can be found all over New York, if you look closely enough.
This Is What New York City Could Look Like In 2033
Architectural renderings allow us to peer into the future of our beloved city without a crystal ball. New York City has some big changes coming, and here...