Articles on Architecture and Design

520 West 28th Street: Luxury from the Future

Rendering of 520 West 28th Street bedroom and balcony.

It’s not quite a manor on Coruscant, but at least it’s not in a galaxy far, far away. The highly anticipated High Line residential project designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, 520 West 28th Street, recently released new renderings of its interiors, and it promises to be as futuristic as everyone hoped.

12 Warren Street: DDG's New Construction is Rock Solid

12 Warren Street new construction condo project in Tribeca

12 Warren Street condo interior. All images via DDG Partners.

Within just a few years, DDG Partners has curated a robust portfolio of some of the most coveted and highly anticipated boutique residences in Manhattan — and their latest project in Tribeca, 12 Warren Street, is no exception.

Herzog & de Meuron Bring Conceptual Swiss Design Downtown

Rendering of a bedroom in 215 Chrystie Street, a luxury condo and hotel designed by Herzog & de Meuron.

Rendering of a bedroom in 215 Chrystie Street.

Swiss starchitect firm Herzog & de Meuron has partnered with high-concept developer Ian Schrager to design a free-flowing luxury condo development in the West Village. The project, 160 Leroy Street, will span a full city block and west-facing apartments will offer sweeping, panoramic Hudson River views.

The Innovative, Integrated Urbanism of Studio Gang's Architecture and Design

Last week, new building applications were submitted for Solar Carve, the glassy, futuristic commercial project from Chicago-based architecture firm Studio Gang. The 190-ft, 12-story  ultra-modern structure at 40–56 Tenth Avenue will have 116,205 sqft of commercial space and two floors designated to retail.

Manhattan Neighborhoods Keep A Modern Edge with New Constructions

Rendering of a penthouse at 20 East End Avenue.

Rendering of a penthouse at 20 East End Avenue via Curbed.

The market for luxury new construction condos is thriving in NYC, and as a result, Manhattan’s neighborhoods have maintained their distinct styles while keeping a modern edge.

Fall’s New Luxury Lineup Continued

Rendering of a living room at 515 Highline, a new construction condo in Manhattan.

Rendering of a living room in 515 Highline, a new development in Manhattan.

NYC's run of luxury new constructions is still on a streak. Check out these five brilliant new developments that will hit the market this season!

Soho Style: The Architecture and Design of Soho's New Constructions

Rendering of views from 10 Sullivan Street luxury condominiums in Soho, Manhattan.

There are plenty of spectacular new construction condos in Soho, and even more are on the way. To be sure, we are very fond of Soho’s exceptional cast-iron architecture; but needless to say, we love its new architecture too.

New Construction on the Upper East Side: 4 Modern Classics in Manhattan Luxury

Panoramic views from 252 East 57th Street luxury condos

The Upper East Side is renowned for its pedigree of Manhattanite refinement. To be sure, many of the neighborhood’s new constructions — such as those designed by Robert A.M. Stern — showcase a keen awareness of the area’s high-end history, and their architecture reflects this timeless appeal. Here’s a list of our four favorite, totally new constructions that combine refreshing design with the Upper East Side’s sophistication.