Lucy Wang

 

Lucy currently lives in Taipei, Taiwan. You can find her on her website, Lucy in Taipei, or on Twitter @lucyintaipei.

World’s tallest free-fall tower ride could be built atop Penn Station

World’s tallest free-fall tower ride could be built atop Penn Station

Envisioned for the roof of Madison Square Garden or on the back of the Farley Post Office, “The Halo” would rise up as a spectacular and transparent column ringed by eleven…

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Green walls and a yoga studio are just some of the perks at this new wellness-focused co-working space

Green walls and a yoga studio are just some of the perks at this new wellness-focused co-working space

Located at 26 Broadway in the Financial District, 25,000-square-foot Primary was founded by former WeWork employees Lisa Skye Hain and Danny Orenstein. The modern workplace is marketed…

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Eye-tricking

Eye-tricking "windows" at NYC subway station give the illusion of looking into an underground park

Park Windows comprises a panoramic view of a brightly lit blue sky punctuated by clouds and glimpses of a tree canopy on a blustery spring day. Divided into separate frames, the…

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Modular Cricket Shelter grows edible insects in Brooklyn

Modular Cricket Shelter grows edible insects in Brooklyn

While many Americans might squirm at the thought of eating crickets, over two billion people eat insects everyday. Unlike conventional livestock, these locally harvested crickets do not…

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What is this mysterious micro-cabin doing in the middle of NYC streets?

What is this mysterious micro-cabin doing in the middle of NYC streets?

The idea for Smökers was sparked when Riegelman took notice of the ubiquitous white-and-orange plastic steam stacks. The cones reminded the artist of his childhood fascination with…

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Coveted corner units will make up 80 percent of ODA’s Jenga-like Williamsburg towers

Coveted corner units will make up 80 percent of ODA’s Jenga-like Williamsburg towers

Located on the East River waterfront, 416-420 Kent will bring quality urban living to a post-industrial area that’s seeing a recent surge in redevelopment and reclamation. The…

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Could a vertical park with a giant ball pit make Times Square more livable?

Could a vertical park with a giant ball pit make Times Square more livable?

The Vertical Times project evolved out of a discussion about how to insert public functions into a land-scarce space, such as Times Square, that would also increase the livability of…

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Eco-friendly timber home glows like a lantern in the Hudson Valley

Eco-friendly timber home glows like a lantern in the Hudson Valley

Clad in timber with a muted color palette, the Lantern Ridge House easily camouflages into the dense forest landscape. The U-shaped structure is carefully sited to optimize views of…

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Van Gogh’s Ear swimming pool to add a surreal touch to Fifth Avenue

Van Gogh’s Ear swimming pool to add a surreal touch to Fifth Avenue

A giant swimming pool is coming soon to Fifth Avenue, but don’t get your bathing suit out yet—this four-and-a-half ton pool is not for swimming. Berlin-based creative duo Elmgreen &…

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Copper-clad Staten Island courthouse turns towers of justice into a beacon of sustainability

Copper-clad Staten Island courthouse turns towers of justice into a beacon of sustainability

Built to house the New York State Supreme Civil and Criminal Courts as well as the lower Criminal Court, the Staten Island Courthouse impressively blends function, aesthetics, and…

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WeWork opens gorgeous WeLive co-living apartments on Wall Street

WeWork opens gorgeous WeLive co-living apartments on Wall Street

Like the WeWork offices, the WeLive apartments are beautifully furnished, offering Instagram-worthy angles in every room. Unsurprisingly, the business model is targeted at millennials,…

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Proposed floating island with pyramids connects the High Line to the Hudson River

Proposed floating island with pyramids connects the High Line to the Hudson River

Set on high-capacity caissons anchored into bedrock, the Hub on the Hudson opens the High Line and neighboring developments up to the river. A steel and concrete bridge would extend the…

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Crazy proposal exposes Central Park's underground mountains and surrounds it with 1,000-foot glass walls

Crazy proposal exposes Central Park's underground mountains and surrounds it with 1,000-foot glass walls

There are mountains to be found in New York City, if you know where to look. Designers Yitan Sun and Jianshu Wu want to uncover those landforms in New York Horizon, a proposal that…

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Reclaimed shipping container radio station pops up in Greenpoint

Reclaimed shipping container radio station pops up in Greenpoint

A reclaimed shipping container has traded a life of hauling cargo for turning out tunes. French photographer Francois Vaxelaire transformed the corrugated metal structure into the Lot…

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A Brooklyn-shaped garden with plants from around the world is coming to Fort Greene

A Brooklyn-shaped garden with plants from around the world is coming to Fort Greene

Named after a term used in plant migration, the Outer Seed Shadow project is a series of site-specific public art interventions that use gardens as the springboard for exploring a local…

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Apple receives Landmarks Conservancy award for preserving Manhattan’s historic architecture

Apple receives Landmarks Conservancy award for preserving Manhattan’s historic architecture

While Apple’s most iconic store is its flagship glass cube on Fifth Avenue, the company has since moved on to occupy some of the city’s most beautiful Beaux Arts buildings. The…

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Old Brooklyn factory gets new life as a vibrant co-working space for creatives

Old Brooklyn factory gets new life as a vibrant co-working space for creatives

Formerly a printing press, the 47,000-square-foot industrial building was thoroughly revamped, but still maintains its raw and rough charm. The architects left as much of the original…

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Cornell is building the world’s tallest passive-house building on Roosevelt Island

Cornell is building the world’s tallest passive-house building on Roosevelt Island

Developed by Cornell University, Hudson Inc., and Related Companies, the two-million-square-foot Cornell Tech University Campus is envisioned as “a campus built for the next…

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Tiny green-roofed studio is a hidden oasis of calm in Brooklyn

Tiny green-roofed studio is a hidden oasis of calm in Brooklyn

The Backyard Garden Studio was completed as a hobby project for Hunt, who told Dwell he spent a total of about seven days over four months to build the structure. The 5-foot-by-11-foot…

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Santiago Calatrava's Oculus World Trade Center Transportation Hub opens to the public

Santiago Calatrava's Oculus World Trade Center Transportation Hub opens to the public

With an original anticipated opening of 2007, the megaproject has been slowed by ballooning costs and scandals. Major delays and bad press have unsurprisingly hit Calatrava’s…

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1950s Brillo factory to be reborn as luxury condos in DUMBO

1950s Brillo factory to be reborn as luxury condos in DUMBO

Located just a couple blocks from the waterfront, Megalith Capital Management and Urban Realty Partners’ boutique residential building is the last post-industrial building to be…

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Landscape architect behind the High Line designs a breathtaking rooftop garden in Brooklyn

Landscape architect behind the High Line designs a breathtaking rooftop garden in Brooklyn

Developed by Two Trees NY management, the 60 Water Street high-rise was designed by Leeser Architecture. The crown jewel is the landscaped Dock Street Rooftop Terrace that overlooks…

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Abandoned Allen Street Bathhouse could be transformed into a food stall in LES

Abandoned Allen Street Bathhouse could be transformed into a food stall in LES

If you wander up the Allen Street pedestrian mall until you reach Delancey, you’ll come face-to-face with a beautiful yet deserted relic from the city’s past: the Allen Street…

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BIG unveils plans for NYPD's first-ever green-roofed police station

BIG unveils plans for NYPD's first-ever green-roofed police station

Located on the corner of St. Ann’s Avenue and E 149th St., the eye-catching 43,000-square-foot 40th Precinct Station resembles a stack of staggered bricks, which BIG says references…

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Studio Gang unveils designs for an eco-friendly and green-roofed firehouse in Brooklyn

Studio Gang unveils designs for an eco-friendly and green-roofed firehouse in Brooklyn

FDNY Company 2's elite force of firefighters does more than just fight fire. The team is trained to respond to a variety of emergencies, from fire and building collapses to water and…

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