Things Not Looking Good for Frank Gehry-Designed World Trade Center Performing Arts Building

Things Not Looking Good for Frank Gehry-Designed World Trade Center Performing Arts Building

The architecture world was abuzz with excitement 10 years ago when Frank Gehry was selected to design the World Trade Center Performing Arts Center, but why has the building still…

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First Mods in Place at World's Tallest Modular Building in Brooklyn

First Mods in Place at World's Tallest Modular Building in Brooklyn

The first mods were hoisted into place yesterday at the B2 residential building at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. When completed in late 2014, the structure is poised to claim the title…

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Frank Gehry Set to Design Facebook’s New NYC Campus

Frank Gehry Set to Design Facebook’s New NYC Campus

Facebook has tapped renowned architect Frank Gehry to design the interior of its newly leased New York office, a 100,000-square-foot space set on two floors at 770 Broadway (a LEED…

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Mayor Bloomberg Recognizes 10 Starchitect-Designed City Projects That Change NYC for the Better

Mayor Bloomberg Recognizes 10 Starchitect-Designed City Projects That Change NYC for the Better

One of the projects honored was the fifth phase of Riverside Park South by Thomas Balsley Associates and Sage and Coombe Architects. The green glass pavilion is slated for construction…

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Mayor Bloomberg Secures $155 Million for Frank Gehry-Designed WTC Performing Arts Center

Mayor Bloomberg Secures $155 Million for Frank Gehry-Designed WTC Performing Arts Center

The long overdue World Trade Center Performing Arts Center may be getting back on track. The Frank Gehry-designed complex is slated to have two theaters, rehearsal space, classrooms and…

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Grimanesa Amoros's Glowing LED Installation Lights up the Issey Miyake Store in Tribeca

Grimanesa Amoros's Glowing LED Installation Lights up the Issey Miyake Store in Tribeca

The glowing installation is inspired by the artist’s childhood in Peru. Called “Uros,” the installation is a series of topographical references, which light up with energy…

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Shigeru Ban's Metal Shutter Houses Now Complete!

Shigeru Ban's Metal Shutter Houses Now Complete!

The minimalist geometric façade of the Shigeru Ban Metal Shutter Houses changes as its residents adjust their shutters to deal with sunlight to meet their thermal comfort levels.…

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LEED-Seeking Theater for a New Audience Breaks Ground on Dramatic Black Box Building in Brooklyn

LEED-Seeking Theater for a New Audience Breaks Ground on Dramatic Black Box Building in Brooklyn

Brooklyn's budding cultural district will soon raise the curtain on a new classic theater. Just Last Friday, construction started on the Theater for a New Audience, a Hugh Hardy…

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New York by Gehry’s Insanely Shiny Facade Sets Fire to Local Buildings

New York by Gehry’s Insanely Shiny Facade Sets Fire to Local Buildings

The highly reflective steel facade of New York by Gehry has caused several fires on the roofs of surrounding buildings.

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Frank Gehry's NYC Tower Has Green Features, Rent Stabilized Apartments

Frank Gehry's NYC Tower Has Green Features, Rent Stabilized Apartments

Luxury building New York by Gehry is not seeking LEED certification, but the residential building does has a few green features, plus rent stabilized apartments.

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