exterior photograph of a contemporary New York luxury residential building with large bay windows

The bulbous bay windows of the Lantern House illuminate NYC’s High Line

New York City’s High Line is no stranger to development. Since first opening in 2009, the elevated railway–turned–public park has spurred a building frenzy on Manhattan’s Far West Side, much of it architecturally meager. Straddling the High Line today—several years after its third and final stretch was inaugurated—are gleaming glass stalactites, anonymous in their bearing

Eero Saarinen’s Bell Labs stays bright with the largest photovoltaic skylight in the U.S.

The Bell Labs Holmdel Complex, completed by Eero Saarinen in 1962, is a sprawling former research building clad in reflective glass and topped with a quarter-mile-long roof. After approximately a decade of real estate juggling, the property was purchased by New Jersey’sSomerset Development in 2013, which began an extensive renovation of the property, including the replacement of the

Here are the top facades AN highlighted in 2021

With 71 facades articles published in 2021, it’s time to take a look at a few of AN ’s most popular and some whose projects feature unique materials and construction methods. Ranging from large dormitory projects by well-known firms to a projects that utilize local cork, thatch, and brick, the following list covers the full

A large O-shaped brick complex on the brooklyn waterfront

Morris Adjmi evokes Brooklyn’s industrial history at Front & York

Architect Morris Adjmi Architects Location Brooklyn, New York Completion Date 2021 Facade Consultant Gilsanz Murray Steficek Construction Manager New Line Structures Curtain Wall Competition Architectural Metals Masonry Construction and GFRC Superframe Installation StructureTech New York Brick Manufacturer Glen-Gery Glazing Architectural Window Manufacturing Landscape Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Morris Adjmi Architects’ Front & York is an

rendering of the L shaped building exterior highlighting the Arizona sun's intense glare

Studio Ma harnesses new climate technologies for ASU’s Downtown Center

In its design of the 284,000 square-foot, 16-story Downtown Phoenix Residence Hall and Entrepreneurial Center for Arizona State University (ASU), Studio Ma demonstrated how new advancements in materials and technologies can be employed to build structures that will better withstand the unique conditions of desert climates. The downtown complex, comprised of an L-shaped residential tower

Kengo Kuma applies modular assembly scheme to student housing

Architect Kengo Kuma & Associates Location Geneva, Switzerland Local Architect CCHE Structure 2M Ingénierie Civile SA Landscape EMF Paisatge Lighting Design Light IQ Facade Consultant Sottas SA Contractor Complex Bau MEP Weinmann Energies Electricity DSRG Engineering – Scherler SA Featuring a stepped promenade that cuts through an otherwise uniform grid of operable screened windows, Kengo

Goettsch Partners designs new home for lions at Lincoln Park Zoo

Brought to you by: Architect Goettsch Partners Exhibition Design PJA Location Chicago Completion Date October 2021 Glass Design Rice Engineering Glass Supplier Agnora Architectural Glass North America PVB glass interlayer Trosifol Ultra Clear PVB Glass-to-Glass Sealant Pecore 895 NST-Clear General Contractor Pepper Construction Glazing Contractor SG Metal & Glass Digital Printing in Glass Dip-Tech Construction

Deborah Berke Partners shakes up Penn’s campus with terra-cotta baguettes

Brought to you by: Architect Deborah Berke Partners Location Philadelphia Completion Date Fall 2021 Terra-cotta Shildan Group Windows Wausau Window & Wall Systems Metal Panels VMZINC ‘QUARTZ-ZINC’ Facade Installer EDA Contractors Entry Doors Kawneer Waterproofing/Air Barrier Henry Blueskin VP160 Exterior Insulation Rockwool Cavity Rock With much of its campus shaped by eclectic historical architecture, the

Facades+ returns to NYC this April for its 10th anniversary

Facades+ largest event of the year returns to New York City on April 13 and 14. Featuring a full first day of in-person presentations, and a second day of virtual workshops, Facades+ will celebrate its 10th anniversary in the city where the conference series started. With Blake Middleton, partner at Handel Architects, serving as co-chair,

The Shenzhen Rural Commercial Bank headquarters, tower wrapped in white superstructure

The breathable facade of the Shenzhen Rural Commercial Bank’s new headquarters connects occupants with the climate

Architect Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill Location Shenzhen, China Completion Date 2021 Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Structural Engineering Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill Contractors and Curtain Wall Jangho Group Construction Manager Shenzhen Vanke Real Estate Featuring a ‘breathable’ facade, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s (SOM) Shenzhen Rural Commercial Bank headquarters achieves energy efficiency while allowing occupants to modify

a monument rendered in etched glass slabs

These crafty interventions blend in and stand out thanks to high-performance glass

Hurricane Maria Memorial, New York, New York Architect: Segundo Cardona Artist: Antonio Martorell Designer: Pulp Studio Product: Pulp Studio Custom Printed Glass My Cry into the World, a new art installation at the Hurricane Maria Memorial in Battery Park City, honors the victims of the Category 5 hurricane that struck Puerto Rico in 2017. Designed

A long squat mies van der rohe building under construction

Thomas Phifer and Partners revives an unbuilt Mies van der Rohe project in Indiana

  ArchitectsThomas Phifer and Partners Structural EngineerSOM MEP EngineerCosentini Associates General ContractorCDI LocationBloomington, Indiana GlazingViracon Structural SteelMAK Steel WindowsWaltek LimestoneIndiana Limestone Fabricators TerrazzoSantarossa Mosaic and Tile Co. Indiana University (IU) is something of an architectural menagerie. The past century brought considerable change to its Romanesque-inflected Bloomington campus through the incursion of numerous modernist or Brutalist