New York City

United States

09 April 2020

Takeaways from WFH: How the AEC Industry is Dealing with Remote Working

The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee held a virtual program that examined the ways in which the AEC industry is responding to and enabling...

22 October 2018

Beauty and Finance: Post Mannerism in Skyscraper Design

Building design and devlopment started with small scale conceptual research projects where inspiration and effectiveness, art and technology, and beauty and finance not only co-existed,...

31 May 2018

Constructing the ‘Jenga’ Building Was No Game

56 Leonard has been called the “Jenga” building due to its cantilevered floors, as well as the irregular spacing and location of the balconies throughout...

31 May 2018

Delivering the World’s Tallest Volumetric Modular Apartment Building

461 Dean is the world’s tallest volumetric modular apartment building. Its success hinged on careful pre-planning of construction activities, as well as the introduction of...

31 May 2018

A New Urban Space for Lower Manhattan

In 2002, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) announced a competition for a master plan to develop 6.5 hectares in Lower Manhattan destroyed by the...

31 May 2018

A Lightweight Motion Control Device Takes Wing

The Hummingbird is a revolutionary tuned liquid column gas damper that uses a system of water pipes and independently tuned air springs to mitigate wind...

30 May 2018

Rebuilding New York City in a Time of Crisis

Larry Silverstein is a developer and real estate investor whose lifetime of work has produced countless contributions to the field of tall buildings. He has...

30 May 2018

Shaping Skylines Through Engineering Innovation

Aine M. Brazil is a leading structural engineer who has been instrumental in shaping the skylines of cities across the globe. In her 40-plus year...

30 May 2018

Vertical Integration: An Educational/Residential Community Rises

Rising 102 meters above a mid-block site, 35XV is a unique, hybrid residential-academic building located in Manhattan’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood. Utilizing excess development rights from...

30 May 2018

Streets Take to the Sky and Dance: American Copper Buildings, New York City

The American Copper Buildings present two bold and dynamic residential towers on New York City’s East River. Clad in copper, this living material will patina...