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BIG's One High Line Skyscraper Nears Completion

BIG's One High Line skyscraper nears completion. This Danish architecture studio is located near New York's High Line.

George Evans
Nov 27, 2023984 Shares27346 Views
BIG's One High Line skyscraper nears completion. This Danish architecture studio is located near New York's High Line.
The 122-metre-high development comprises two twisting condominium towers connected at their base, offering a total of 236 apartments across 36 floors.
Described as "good neighbors" by BIG founder Bjarke Ingels, the towers also feature a public courtyard and retail spaces.

Foster + Partners' JPMorgan Chase Headquarters Tops Out

Foster + Partners' supertall steel skyscraper for JPMorgan's headquarters, located at 270 Park Avenue, has topped out. Standing at 423 meters, the structure is set to become the city's largest all-electric tower.
The building will derive 100% of its energy from a hydroelectric plant in New York State, according to the architecture studio.
JPMorgan HQ at 270 Park Avenue
JPMorgan HQ at 270 Park Avenue

Gehry Partners Completes Iceberg-Inspired Extension For Warner Bros

Architecture studio Gehry Partners has completed an extension to Warner Bros.'s Burbank headquarters, drawing inspiration from icebergs.
The design reflects an innovative approach, adding a distinctive touch to the entertainment giant's workplace.

Heatherwick Studio Unveils Azabudai Hills Development In Tokyo

Heatherwick Studio revealed the Azabudai Hills development in Tokyo, characterized by undulating rooftops and greenery. Positioned as one of Tokyo's greenest urban areas, the project aims to create a sustainable and vibrant environment.

OMA Designs Mountain-Adjacent Cluster For Hongik University's Campus Expansion

In Seoul, Dutch studio OMA has designed a cluster of buildings and courtyards beside a mountain for Hongik University's campus expansion.
The design integrates seamlessly with the natural surroundings, fostering a harmonious connection between architecture and landscape.

Mayor Rejects Plans For MSG Sphere In East London

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan rejected plans for the MSG Sphere in east London, designed by Populous.
The illuminated sphere faced concerns regarding its height, mass, and bulk, leading to the decision deemed "unacceptable" by the mayor.

Pure Electric Unveils Cabin-Bag-Sized Folding Electric Scooter

UK-based company Pure Electric introduced an electric scooter that folds down to the size of a cabin bag.
The design features footpads on either side of the chassis, providing a more intuitive riding position compared to conventional e-scooters.

Tom Dixon's Retrospective Exhibition Opens In London

In London, Tom Dixon's retrospective exhibition, named Tom Dixon: Metalhead, opened at the Themes & Variations gallery.
Featuring 52 pieces from the designer's 40-year career, the exhibition showcases iconic works, including the 1986 welded metal chairs.

Architectural Highlights

This week featured notable projects, including a park constructed on an island in Copenhagen's harbor, the transformation of three highland outbuildings, and the restoration of a 1960s home in Belgium.
Our latest lookbooks explored imaginative home interiors created on a budget and immersive saunas situated in serene settings.

Final Words

This week in architecture and design has seen significant developments and innovative projects. Notable developments include BIG's One High Line skyscraper and Foster + Partners' JPMorgan Chase headquarters.
Other notable projects include Gehry Partners' iceberg-inspired extension for Warner Bros., Heatherwick Studio's Azabudai Hills development in Tokyo, and OMA's design for Hongik University's campus expansion.
The rejection of plans for the MSG Sphere in east London and Pure Electric's folding electric scooter add to the diverse design news.
Tom Dixon's retrospective exhibition and lookbook projects also showcase creativity and innovation. Stay updated with CAM for more inspiring stories and noteworthy updates.
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