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A potential courtyard in Quayside (Courtesy Heatherwick Studio)
Sidewalk Labs reveals Snøhetta and Heatherwick designs for its Toronto development
Design and funding details for Sidewalk Labs’ wholesale “smart” neighborhood on the Toronto waterfront continue to trickle out.
Workers on the Space Needle project labored nearly 500 feet in the air and were aided in their efforts by a special robot that helped lift 48 2,300-pound glass panels into place for installation. (Courtesy Space Needle)
Extreme architecture: The great lengths (and heights) of high design
High-minded design can only be realized through extreme construction. AN focuses on three recent projects that demonstrate the lengths that must be gone to.
Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation, Volume II installed at the Cooper Union (Lea Bertucci)
Drawing Codes ironically gets the rules all wrong
Jaffer Kolb reviews Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation, Volume II on view at the Cooper Union.
Farshid Moussavi and Zineb Sedira, 2019, Borders / Inclusivity (Courtesy Whitechapel Gallery)
Andrés Jaque, David Adjaye, and others paint a bleak vision of tomorrow in London
On show at the Whitechapel Gallery in London, Is This Tomorrow? offers a mixed bag of installations that propose a dismal and bleak future.
Since construction began in 2013, Hudson Yards has redefined the Midtown Manhattan skyline, bringing a cluster of glossy towers visible from around the city. (Courtesy KPF)
First phase of Hudson Yards set to finally open to the public
The first phase of Hudson Yards opens to the public on March 15, and we rounded up the buildings that are set to be finished soon.