Under this auspice I chosen, starting an continual list of modern buildings and forward-looking proposal, both modest and impressive face of the American architecture situation. option amongst young practice, unknown creative and well recognized names, the assortment has turn into a carousel of singular functions, ambition and intervention that at special scales renew, physically and symbolic, parts of cities and neighborhoods. New York is visibly one of the main stage of this loud bandwagon where architecture tries to join eager developer benefit and citizens desires.
DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO
certainly measured one of the iconic urban freedom conversion, the New York elevated Line becomes a form for cities from all roughly the world. freshly inaugurate, the third and last branch of the important push has been element of the striving project passed on by Diller Scofidio+Renfro since 1999. The communal park rises up nine metres over the street, penetrate city blocks, generous surprising glimpse of city during your hike across deck path and wild estate.
“Points on the position, lines in space” is the motto, stolen starting football diagrams, of the scheme for the Campbel Sport middle for the Columbia University’s outdoor games program planned by Steven Holl in New York. The compound geometry of the construction is support from a steel prefabricate structure that find, during holes and extensive glassy surface, a association with the surrounding. Exteriors staircases, fold with modified perforate metal panels, are cling to the facade like perverse giant snakes.
A system of ramps and stairway connect visually and psychologically the National September 11 Memorial Museum & Pavilion and the Memorial Plaza. The traces of the distorted tower are still noticeable, in fact Snohetta certain to salvage two structural column from the innovative towers inside the atrium. The interior is visible from external through the inclined smooth front to have a strong character for the guests, as well as given that visual and architectural relation to the urban situation.