New York Residential Facade Pays Homage To Historic Architectural Design

Lantern House, Heatherwick Studio, New York, Dezeen
Heatherwick Studio was commissioned to design a residential building in Chelsea, Manhattan in New York City. Within a highly competitive architectural market, the architects were tasked with designing a building that stood out. The architects describe, “In contrast to new glass apartment blocks that have sprung up along High Line, we wanted to create a new type of residence: one that was reminiscent of the area’s existing historical building, design and built for permanency.”

Prefabricated Pods Provide Colorful And Sustainable Alternative To Traditional Education Design

Huntingtower School, STEM Lab, HARWYN Modular Pods, Australia
Harwyn modular pods have revolutionized home office design to meet the demands of the competitive Australian housing market. The original pod was designed to create individualized, compact space for the at-home worker attempting to balance professional and home life. The designs are the collaborative efforts of founder, Jason Fremder, and Selwyn Blackstone.

Modular Pods Provide Contemporary Spaces For Australian Grammar School

Yarra Valley Grammar School, Harwyn, Modular Pods, Australia
The very first Harwyn modular pods were designed to provide a modern alternative home office, delivering much needed personal space for the at-home worker. The design has since been adapted to fit a plethora of markets, most notably education. Harwyn designs for the education sector have provided minimalistic and contemporary spaces for students that, due to their modular construction, can be dropped into their location.

Beautiful Hudson Yards Building Boasts Impressive And High Performance Metal Façade

55 Hudson Yards, East Facade, Credit Raimund Koch for KPF
In the “mega-development” Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s West Side sits the new 55 Hudson Yards building. The building towers 51 stories and gained its context from “stately, cast-iron facades of SoHo and the industrial backdrop of the Meatpacking District,” as Metropolis Magazine describes. The building adds more diversity to the surrounding facades, showcasing the depth of the architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF), who are responsible for the Hudson Yards development master plan.