Articles on Urban Planning

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.

Pier 55’s Futuristic Floating Park

View of Pier 55 from esplanade looking west

Long awaited renderings have finally been revealed for Pier 55’s futuristic park above the Hudson River near Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. The park is the collaboration of designer Thomas Heatherwick and landscape architecture firm Mathews Nielsen, who unveiled updated renderings and new details last week.