rendering of four of the towers seen bifurcated by the 3rd avenue bridge on harlem river

Bankside housing complex brings textured continuity to the Harlem River waterfront

Seven massive residential towers are beginning to steadily rise along the waterfront of the Mott Haven community in the South Bronx, New York. Designed by Hill West Architects, the residential complex known as Bankside is actually two sites that are bifurcated by the Third Avenue Bridge. New York City has more than 520 miles of

Feilden Fowles introduces a high-tech sandstone pavilion to England’s Carlisle Cathedral

In the heart of a cathedral precinct of Northwest England, Feilden Fowles has refurbished a historic gothic Cathedral by extending its 500-year-old dining hall, aptly named the Fratry, to include a new pavilion. While the rectangular form of the new structure is seemingly simple, the red sandstone facade designed by the London-based architecture practice is

A Norwegian town hall nestles into its surroundings with Jura limestone

Constructed in the heart of Bodø, Norway, a new town hall designed by Atelier Lorentzen Langkilde (ALL) delivers a contemporary interpretation of masonry to weave together an integrated civic center. ALL was awarded the 130,000-square-foot project following an international competition in 2013 and opened the renewed town hall in 2019. The result is a compelling gesture of shifting mass according

Abu Dhabi’s oldest building stands strong after intensive stone restoration

Architectural heritage is something of an anomaly in the city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Since 1950 the city has grown from 4,000 residents to nearly 1.5 million, many of whom are housed and working in miles-long rows of concrete tower blocks. The 18th-century Qasr Al Hosn castle stands as a

Nike’s new House of Innovation brings an undulating glass facade to Fifth Avenue

On the corner of Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street, the Nike House of Innovation announces its presence on this stretch of largely historic masonry structures with a striking slumped-and-carved glass facade. The 68,000-square-foot recladding and interior design project replaces the avenue elevation of the concrete-and-glass Pahlavi Foundation Building (formerly owned by the Shah of Iran and recently seized by the Federal