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Summit One Vanderbilt prepares to open as NYC’s latest observation deck

September 24, 2021 Dan Howarth 0
Air experience at Summit One Vanderbilt

An observation deck featuring glass elevators and “levitation” boxes is due to open next month at the top of KPF’s One Vanderbilt supertall skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan. Summit One Vanderbilt will become the latest sky-high experience offered by NYC’s skyscrapers when it welcomes its first visitors on 21 October 2021. New images have been released

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Summit One Vanderbilt prepares to open as NYC’s latest observation deck

September 24, 2021 Dan Howarth 0
Air experience at Summit One Vanderbilt

An observation deck featuring glass elevators and “levitation” boxes is due to open next month at the top of KPF’s One Vanderbilt supertall skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan. Summit One Vanderbilt will become the latest sky-high experience offered by NYC’s skyscrapers when it welcomes its first visitors on 21 October 2021. New images have been released

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Forestami project will see “one tree for every inhabitant” planted in Milan

September 24, 2021 Marcus Fairs 0
Forestami project to plant trees in Milan

Two hundred potted trees that adorned the Supersalone fair in Milan earlier this month will be planted as part of an initiative to grow three million new trees in the city by 2030. Launched last year, the ten-year Forestami project will see 300,000 trees planted each year, with over a quarter of million planted already.

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s wrapped Arc de Triomphe opens to the public

September 21, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
Crowds around L'Arc de Triomphe Wrapped

L’Arc de Triomphe Wrapped, an installation designed by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, has opened to the public in Paris. The installation sees the iconic triumphal arch on the Champs-Élysées shrouded in 25,000 square metres of silvery, recyclable fabric, which is tied in place by 7,000 metres of red rope. L’Arc de Triomphe Wrapped

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London Festival of Architecture appoints Rosa Rogina as director

September 21, 2021 Rima Sabina Aouf 0
London Festival of Architecture director Rosa Rogina

The London Festival of Architecture has been appointed a new director, Rosa Rogina, who is the event’s outgoing programme director. An architect, researcher and curator, Rogina served as the London Festival of Architecture’s (LFA) programme director from 2016 and has also been involved in the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale and 2020 Venice Design Week. She

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Time magazine names Kengo Kuma world’s most influential architect

September 20, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Architect Kengo Kuma

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has been named as the only architect in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2021. Kuma, who heads up Tokyo-based Kengo Kuma and Associates, was included in the annual ranking of the people the US magazine judges to be the world’s most influential. He was recognised for his

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Instance BV designing range of scaled-down nuclear plants

September 20, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
BWRX-300 SMR by GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

Architecture studio Instance BV is collaborating with power company GE Hitachi to design a series of small nuclear power plants to be built across North America, Europe and Asia. Instance BV is providing “architectural input” for GE Hitachi’s BWRX-300 small modular reactors (SMRs), which are scaled-down versions of traditional nuclear power plants. SMRs could help achieve

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Mass bird deaths in New York City caused by skyscraper collisions

September 17, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
New York City skyline at dusk

Hundreds of migrating birds have died this week in New York City after crashing into glass skyscrapers, according to local organisation NYC Audubon. On Tuesday morning, 14 September, a volunteer at the NYC Audubon found over 200 dead birds dotted on pavements around the 3 World Trade Center and 4 World Trade Center skyscrapers alone.

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Mass bird deaths in New York City caused by skyscraper collisions

September 17, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
New York City skyline at dusk

Hundreds of migrating birds have died this week in New York City after crashing into glass skyscrapers, according to local organisation NYC Audubon. On Tuesday morning, 14 September, a volunteer at the NYC Audubon found over 200 dead birds dotted on pavements around the 3 World Trade Center and 4 World Trade Center skyscrapers alone.

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s wrapped Arc de Triomphe nears completion in Paris

September 17, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
L'Arc de Triomphe Wrapped by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

The first photos of l’Arc de Triomphe Wrapped installation by late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude have been revealed ahead of its official opening in Paris. The 49.5-metre-tall Arc de Triomphe monument has been covered by 25,000 square metres of silvery fabric, secured by 3,000 metres of contrasting red rope. It fulfils the “life-long dream” of

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