Central Park-inspired exoskeleton encases LEED-seeking 170 Amsterdam tower

Central Park-inspired exoskeleton encases LEED-seeking 170 Amsterdam tower

Related: + Handel Architects Via World Architecture News 170 Amsterdam, Handel Architects, manhattan architecture, nyc architecture, urban design, Leed certified buildings…

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NYC breaks ground on its first off-grid affordable housing development at Hallets Point

NYC breaks ground on its first off-grid affordable housing development at Hallets Point

*** The project will include a number of state-of-art green features including onsite power generation and a waste water, or Black water, recycling system which will repurpose more…

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WeWork welcomes residents into its new co-living space at 110 Wall Street

WeWork welcomes residents into its new co-living space at 110 Wall Street

WeWork’s 110 Wall Street location is already packed with seven floors of their signature innovative coworking spaces, packed with chic furniture, free coffee and a communal…

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Sophisticated Nolitan Hotel is filled with design touches that reflect NoLiTa's local charm

Sophisticated Nolitan Hotel is filled with design touches that reflect NoLiTa's local charm

Located at the corner of Elizabeth and Kenmare Streets, the bifurcated building has an eastern and western volume that is contingent to the neighborhood scale. The eastern portion…

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NYC’s first net-zero school surrounds students with colorful sustainability

NYC’s first net-zero school surrounds students with colorful sustainability

Situated on a 3.5-acre site, the 68,000-square-foot elementary school is topped with a cantilevered R-30 roof that floats above a grass playing field. The structure is clad on the…

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Governor Cuomo unveils ambitious vision to overhaul Penn Station

Governor Cuomo unveils ambitious vision to overhaul Penn Station

Currently located beneath Madison Square Garden, the labyrinthine Penn Station has long been criticized for being difficult to navigate and dangerously overcrowded. Built in 1963, the…

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Isay Weinfeld's High Line-hugging condos to be topped by Eden-like garden oasis

Isay Weinfeld's High Line-hugging condos to be topped by Eden-like garden oasis

Related: + Isay Weinfeld Via 6 Sq Ft Isay Weinfeld, high line condos, high line architecture, jardim condos, jardim condos highline, nyc parks, green architecture, green…

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Tour the secret train car restaurant hidden inside Bloomingdale's

Tour the secret train car restaurant hidden inside Bloomingdale's

Not to be confused with the posh Parisian restaurant by the same name

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Mysterious new Times Square benches hide a

Mysterious new Times Square benches hide a "powerful" secret

+ Snøhetta Via Wired Snøhetta architects, Times Square Renovation, nyc renovation nyc plaza, new york times square, charging benches, smart benches, power-charging…

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Dreamy light-filled writer’s studio pops up in a lush Brooklyn garden

Dreamy light-filled writer’s studio pops up in a lush Brooklyn garden

Elevated atop a concrete plinth, the Writing Pavilion is clad in black-stained cedar that complements the natural surroundings and dark brown fencing. A full-height glazed door swings…

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How a parking lot makeover can reduce flooding, nourish native plants, and keep waterways clean

How a parking lot makeover can reduce flooding, nourish native plants, and keep waterways clean

The Brooklyn-based team at thread collective is working on a project in the city that will reduce flooding, eliminate sewer outfalls to open waters, and even keep nearby plants lush…

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DIY: How to Make a Gingerbread Brooklyn Brownstone

DIY: How to Make a Gingerbread Brooklyn Brownstone

Having graduated from both architecture school and culinary school, Baumann knew that she didn't want to make a ho-hum candy-covered gingerbread house. "If I’m going to the trouble of…

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This secret train track was once used to transport VIPs into the Waldorf Astoria hotel

This secret train track was once used to transport VIPs into the Waldorf Astoria hotel

You probably wouldn’t noticed an ordinary door on 49 th Street, but the special door is a portal to the past- leading to the secret train platform used by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Long…

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DDG's new Tribeca condos wrap modern green features within a traditional brick facade

DDG's new Tribeca condos wrap modern green features within a traditional brick facade

Located in the Tribeca East Historic District on a site created by the extension of Sixth Avenue in 1938, 100 Franklin will be a ground-up residential building over ground floor…

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LEGO's new Skyline Collection lets you build your favorite NYC buildings

LEGO's new Skyline Collection lets you build your favorite NYC buildings

LEGO’s incredible new Skyline Collection lets building-block lovers recreate the most iconic skylines around the world. The newly launched kits come complete with the famous toy…

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Heatherwick and Diamond Schmitt to redesign Lincoln Center’s largest concert hall

Heatherwick and Diamond Schmitt to redesign Lincoln Center’s largest concert hall

Heatherwick Studio and Diamond Schmitt Architects have been selected to lead the $500 million redesign of the David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center’s largest concert hall. The two firms…

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Prefab wooden dome home spins like a UFO to let sunlight in from every angle

Prefab wooden dome home spins like a UFO to let sunlight in from every angle

This wooden dome house is constructed largely from organic materials, including cedar, bamboo, and limestone. It has another eco-friendly feature, too, that allows the home to be more…

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Sun-drenched Chelsea loft features massive 44-ft wall of windows

Sun-drenched Chelsea loft features massive 44-ft wall of windows

Related: + WXY Studio WXY Studio, Chelsea loft, eco-friendly kitchen, energy reduction, energy efficiency, nyc apartments, chelsea loft energy efficient, nyc architecture,…

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Hidden trap door is just one of the cool space-saving design features of this smart micro-apartment

Hidden trap door is just one of the cool space-saving design features of this smart micro-apartment

Related: + AKA architects AKA architects, NYC micro apartment, tiny homes, compact design, space saving design, tiny home movement nyc, micro apartment nyc,

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Prince St. luxury condos to feature original fireplaces and gabled ceilings from former school building

Prince St. luxury condos to feature original fireplaces and gabled ceilings from former school building

the building is being converted to condominiums and townhouses, with prices starting at $7.74 million. in 2010, the school closed because of flagging enrollment; last year…

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