All posts tagged “tall building

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Non-load-bearing curtain wall

Liz Diller of Diller Scofidio + Renfro was recently asked by designboom about how her firm approached the design of Fifteen Hudson Yards (the first residential tower in New York’s Hudson Yards). The firm had never designed a high-rise before. So while their typical approach would… Read More

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How elevation impacts risk taking

There’s an old saying that we shape our buildings and environments and then they in turn shape us.  Here is a fascinating research report about “the influence of physical elevation in buildings on risk preferences.” I discovered it through this MarketWatch article, which my friend John… Read More

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11 Hoyt, Brooklyn

Tishman Speyer just unveiled a new condo project in Brooklyn called 11 Hoyt. And it just so happens to be Studio Gang’s first residential project in New York City. Preview above. More renderings over here. It’s a 51 storey condominium with 480 residences and 55,000… Read More