• Downtown New York's Tallest Residential Skyscraper Tops Out

    3 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    125 Greenwich Street. Image Courtesy of Bizzi & Partners
    Rafael Viñoly's 125 Greenwich Street skyscraper in downtown Manhattan has topped out. The 912-foot-tall luxury condominium skyscraper was designed as a slender structure with exposed concrete columns. Rising 88 storys, the project includes a curved glass façade to enhance the panoramic views of the Hudson River, the Statue of Liberty, the World Trade Center Complex , and the New York City skyline.
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  • This Clever Timelapse Blends Seasons in Central Park Into One Frame

    This Clever Timelapse Blends Seasons in Central Park Into One Frame

    3 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    Emmy-winning cinematographer and time-lapse photographer Tyler Fairbank visited Central Park in New York City over the course of two years and shot photos from the same locations with the same framing. Afterward, he blended the images into this mesmerizing 2-minute time-lapse titled, “The Seasons of Central Park.”
    “Filmed over the course of two years, The Seasons of Central Park chronicles the incredible seasonal and atmospheric changes that take place every year throughout Central Park,” the film's description reads. “Home to centuries-old bridges, 20,000 trees and 9,000 park benches...
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  • New York City to Combat Rising Sea Levels by Extending the Manhattan Coastline

    New York City to Combat Rising Sea Levels by Extending the Manhattan Coastline

    3 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Via NYCEDC
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced plans for a $10 billion coastal resilience project, designed to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding. In an editorial piece in New York Magazine , Mayor de Blasio outlined the ambitious plans to alter the waterfront of the Financial District, constructing a major infrastructural element up to 500 feet into the East River. Part of the Lower Manhattan Climate Resilience Study, and designed in collaboration with climate scientists and local offices, the Mayor describes the scheme as “one of the most complex environmental and...
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