A Building Headed For Greenpoint’s Box St. Looks Like… A Box

Hana R. Alberts reports for Curbed. When we learned Issac & Stern was designing a 50-unit residential building on Box Street in Greenpoint, we added, “[w]hich might actually be the perfect street for one of their buildings, name-wise.” So that was prescient. BuzzBuzzHome spotted the rendering above on the architects’ site, and yup, it’s undeniably boxy. At least the design jives with the industrial character of the area and doesn’t

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a construction site with lots of cranes and scaffolding

End in Sight

Ian Volner reports for Architect magazine. With newfound modeling capabilities and insight into Antoni Gaudí’s vision, the chief architect of the Basílica de la Sagrada Família aims to complete the long-stalled project by 2026. As construction deadlines go, 130 years certainly seems like a generous allowance. But in cathedral years, that’s almost a drop in the bucket. After all, Germany’s Cologne

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Mixed-use building design for Greenwich Village seen as "disproportionate"

Mixed-use building design for Greenwich Village seen as “disproportionate”

Zoe Rosenberg reports for Curbed: 130 Seventh Ave. South’s Revised ‘Glacier’ Fails To Woo LPC With their prior success in creating historically sensitive designs, BKSK Architects thought they might have done so again yesterday when presenting their renderings for a mixed-use project at 130 Seventh Avenue South to the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Since the project’s initial design, courtesy of Peter Sampton, was

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Squaring up

World Architecture News. 250 Bowery is a recently completed 40,000 sq ft new condominium building designed in a strategic partnership by Aldo Andreoli of AA STUDIO and Morris Adjmi of MA Architects. The building is located on the east side of the Bowery, between Houston and Prince Street in New York. The Bowery is the street that separates NoLiTa (North

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