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Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Forest City Ratner Companies
Architect
Design SHoP Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
MEP Engineer
Design Arup
Project Manager Skanska
Main Contractor Turner Construction Company
Other Consultant
• Geotechnical Langan Engineering

About 461 Dean Street

461 Dean Street is a residential development in the Pacific Park neighborhood of Brooklyn. 461 Dean Street is built with modular construction consisting of 930 steel modules. It has 363 rental apartments, 50 percent of the units will be affordable to low- and middle- income households, and has 4,000 square-feet delegated to retail at its base.

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH New York Chapter Event Focuses on Modular Construction
16 Nov 2017 – Event Report

CTBUH NY To Host Talk on Modular Construction and Tour
16 Nov 2017 – Event Invite

Top 12 Happenings of 2016, Month-by-Month
19 Dec 2016 – CTBUH News

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CTBUH New York Chapter Event Focuses on Modular Construction
16 Nov 2017, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter held an event focused on modular construction, which was hosted by FullStack Modular at its factory in Brooklyn.
Top 12 Happenings of 2016, Month-by-Month
19 Dec 2016, Chicago – CTBUH News
Check out the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's top stories of 2016 for each month and take a look ahead with the Council’s monthly predictions for 2017.
Future of Construction: Manufacturing Buildings
9 Jun 2016, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter in collaboration with the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee held the first of its lecture series, “Future of Construction.”
461 Dean Street Factory Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured 461 Dean Street Factory which will be the World's tallest modular building containing 930 modules made up of 225 designs.
Brooklyn Urban and Construction Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured City Point Complex, Barclays Center, and 461 Dean Street which have impacted the cityscape of Brooklyn.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.
World Architecture Day Prefab Panel Debates on “Factory-Made”
11 Oct 2013, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood led a panel focused on the exigencies of pre-fabrication and modular construction.
New York’s New Delirium
Oct 2013, New York City – Tour Report
At least five once-in-a-lifetime multi-acre projects are underway in New York. CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik reports on his journey to investigate further.
Atlantic Yards B2 – Modular on the Rise
24 Jul 2013, Chicago – Event Report
It seems increasingly evident that 2013 will be remembered as The Year of Prefab in the tall-building community. At 32 stories, B2 promises to become the tallest modular building.

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32-Story Modular High-Rise Completes in New York
22 Nov 2016 – Tenants have begun moving into 461 Dean, a…

32-Story Volumetric Modular Building Topped Out in Brooklyn
16 May 2016 – 461 Dean Street has topped out in Brooklyn, New…

New York City’s B2 is Back in Business
14 Jan 2015 – Construction has finally resumed on the 32-story…

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32-Story Modular High-Rise Completes in New York
22 Nov 2016
Tenants have begun moving into 461 Dean, a residential building by SHoP Architects described as the world's tallest volumetric modular tower and billed a solution to meet…
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32-Story Volumetric Modular Building Topped Out in Brooklyn
16 May 2016
461 Dean Street has topped out in Brooklyn, New York. Designed by SHoP architects, the 32-story structure is set to become the first residential building to open at…
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New York City’s B2 is Back in Business
14 Jan 2015
Construction has finally resumed on the 32-story modular residential building next to the Barclays Center, after a five-month hiatus stemming from a legal dispute over…
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Construction Halts on B2 in New York City
4 Sep 2014
On August 27, project contractor Skanska USA Building halted all construction on B2 BKLYN, the first of three residential towers to surround the Barclays Center sports…
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First B2 Module Stacked
13 Dec 2013
The first of 930 modular units was lifted into place at B2, which at 347 feet (105.8 m) is set to become the world’s tallest modular building. Considerable fanfare…
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Rents Rates Released for B2 Tower
3 Dec 2013
The subsidized units at Forest City Ratner's B2, a residential tower in the Atlantic Yards mega-development, will start at $494 per month. About half of the units will be…
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Tour the B2 Factory with Gizmodo
25 Oct 2013
Gizmodo has published an article that takes the reader on a tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yards factory, which fabricates the elements that will be used to construct the B2…
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Greenland Takes Major Stake in Atlantic Yards
14 Oct 2013
Chinese state-owned property developer Greenland Holdings Group signed a preliminary deal to take a majority stake in Atlantic Yards, Brooklyn's 22-acre (9-hectare)…
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Atlantic Yards Modular Tower Launched
20 Dec 2012
New York’s Mayor Bloomberg and Brooklyn leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the first building of the borough's Atlantic Yards development. The 32-story B2…
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New York Project Will Use Pre-Fab System
28 Nov 2012
After months of speculation, New York developer Forest City Ratner has confirmed plans to use a pre-fabricated construction system for a 32-story residential tower in the…

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Interview: Leadenhall Building
19 Sep 2012 – David Scott, Laing O'Rourke

Research Papers

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III

Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III

Modular High-Rise: The Next Chapter
20 Apr 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue II

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ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III; Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind
ASPECT: RATIOS is the outgrowth of a program developed by the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee in New York, beginning in 2016. The purpose of the lecture series, and…
Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III; Leading Women in Tall Buildings
Recently, there has been a growing and overdue recognition in the architecture discipline that women are under-represented, not just in terms of leadership positions held…
Modular High-Rise: The Next Chapter
20 Apr 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue II; Roger Krulak, Full Stack Modular
In 2016, 461 Dean Street, the world’s tallest volumetric modular building, was completed in New York City (see Figure 1). As few such projects had ever been attempted,…
Apartments in Skyscrapers: Innovations and Perspectives of their Typology Development
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Elena Generalova & Viktor Generalov, Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
The paper proposes to reflect on the questions: what does the typology of apartments in contemporary high-rise construction mean and whether it is consistent with the…
Perspectives on the Skyscraper City
Oct 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue IV; New York 2015 Conference Special
To commemorate the CTBUH 2015 International Conference, some of the most prominent voices in the New York tall building industry today – all of whom are speaking at the…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…
Modular Tall Building Design at Atlantic Yards B2
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; David Farnsworth, ARUP
The Atlantic Yards B2 Modular Residential Tower will be the tallest volumetric modular building in the world when completed in early 2015. In January 2011, Forest City…
Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism
Sep 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue III; Daniel Safarik, CTBUH
The survival of humanity on this planet relies on a radical repositioning of our cities. In the face of unprecedented global population growth, urbanization, pollution…

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