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Articles about "Manhattan Architecture and Design"

  • Bjarke Ingels Takes on Social Infrastructure at Cities for Tomorrow Conference By Serena Horrigan | July 21, 2015

    The NYT Cities for Tomorrow Conference kicked off yesterday, and starchitect Bjarke Ingels was there to provide his unique insight on social infrastructure.

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  • #TBT: Hudson Square, from Federal-Style to Starchitect Luxury By Serena Horrigan | June 18, 2015

    #TBT looks at the history of Hudson Square, the west Soho neighborhood combining historical charm and glossy, modern luxury.

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  • A Chinese Developer for the Ultra-Luxe 118 East 59th Street By Ilana Yoneshige | May 18, 2015

    118 East 59th Street will be the first condominium to be solely developed by a Chinese developer: Euro Properties.

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  • #TBT: The Tale of Tribeca By Serena Horrigan | May 14, 2015

    In honor of the upcoming Taste of Tribeca, TBT is showcasing the history of the cultural and foodie haven. 10013 wasn't always such a glamorous zipcode!

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  • Everyone’s an Architect By Ilana Yoneshige | March 16, 2015

    The future of architecture will be molded by input via social media.

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  • The Ozone’s Savior: Wood Construction By Samantha Martinez | March 10, 2015

    On the search for more environmentally friendly materials - canadian architect, Michael Green, has taken the movement to the next level with wood-based construction.

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  • Architectural Review: Urbanist Christian de Portzamparc By Samantha Martinez | March 02, 2015

    Take a look into the musings and designs of Pritzker Prize winner Christian de Portzamparc. Unveiling some of his greatest works: One57, Riverside Center, 400 Park South, and Arena 92.

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  • City Challenge: 80% Greener by 2050 By Jonathan Tuason | September 24, 2014

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has issued a challenge to the city, and it’s a doozy.  Through a press release, he’s challenged the city to be significantly more environmentally friendly, with a goal of an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions over 2005 levels by 2050.  New York State’s goal is an 80% reduction over 1990 levels.

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  • The NYC That Could Have Been By Kamini Ramdeen | April 09, 2014

    Dynamic architecture is a New York City staple. Every building has it’s own spirited flair that gives this bustling metropolis a definite “ooh and ahh” factor. All the structures that have been built, leave an impression of just how grand NYC really is, but what about the structures that could have been built? You know the ones that didn’t quite make it into real life. Let’s take a look at the NYC that we’re missing out on.   1) The Hudson Bridge

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  • Edible Housing at “Gingerbread Lane” By Bryan Gamble | December 02, 2013

    Lately there’s been a lot of talk in New York about micro-units and how they provide an affordable alternative to insane rents while sacrificing space. But what about an entire village that takes up just 300 square feet? Affordable housing?

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