Yuka Yoneda

Old Domino Sugar Refinery to Be Reborn as Daring LEGO-Like Neighborhood in Brooklyn

by , 03/06/13
filed under: Architecture, gallery

Affordable housing New York, Domino Sugar Refinery Brooklyn, eco design, green design, SHOP architects, sustainable design, Two Trees Management Company, Williamsburg Bridge, williamsburg brooklyn, williamsburg waterfront

Talks about transforming Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s old Domino Sugar Refinery into a vibrant new waterfront neighborhood have been going on for a while now, but SHoP Architects recently released a set of daring new renderings that throw a pair of very interesting LEGO-like buildings into the mix. The new plan would create much-needed affordable housing for the area as well as public spaces, a riverside park, retail space and a school. Click through the gallery here to see more images and tell us whether you think this sugar factory redux is sweet or sour.

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