NYC’s black architects honored with new AIA exhibition

The American Institute of Architects’ New York Chapter is planning to celebrate a vastly underrepresented group in architecture with a new exhibit: “Say It Loud: Distinguished Black Designers of NYCOBA | NOMA.” It turns out black architects make up only 2 percent of licensed architects working nationwide, and the new exhibit will highlight the work […]

Super funky Edward Durell Stone-designed home ask $13.8M

A historic home with very funky interiors and 33 acres along a Long Island shore has hit the market. Designed by architect Edward Durell Stone, the property is asking $13.8 million. Stone is best known for his work on landmark buildings like Radio City Music Hall, the lobby and ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria, the Kennedy […]

LPC considers landmark status for Midtown’s Ambassador Grill

It may be closed to public, but the Ambassador Grill restaurant inside the ONE UN New York hotel at East 44th Street and United Nations Plaza could soon become a landmark. The city will consider giving landmark status to the interior on November 22, a spokeswoman for the Landmarks Preservation Commission told DNAinfo. The restaurant […]

Thailand’s newest and tallest skyscraper boasts digitally inspired design

The MahaNakhon tower was just completed in Bangkok’s financial district. It rises to more than 1,030 feet and is now the tallest building in the country. But more than height, it’s the tower’s striking architecture that is turning heads. The tower was designed by Ole Scheeren, formerly a partner at OMA, according to Curbed. It […]

Yet another high-concept green building imagined along the High Line

The High Line has attracted some pretty spectacular building designs from some of the world’s top architects. And it could be getting yet another, this time from the firm Weston Baker Creative. Renderings of the 12-story structure show a futuristic, angular building at the Rem Koolhaas parcel at 511 West 18th Street along Tenth Avenue, […]

Singapore is getting way greener thanks to this architectural firm

Construction goes around the clock in the dense nation state of Singapore. But increasingly, the wealthy island is turning away from the typical trappings of new construction and focusing on developing environmentally conscious architecture. And that is in large part thanks to the firm WOHA. Singaporean architecture firm WOHA recently designed the PARKROYAL on Pickering, […]