In the heart of Brooklyn, New York’s cultural district, a new 32-story building was created by Ten Arquitectos’ Enrique Norten with executive architect Ismael Leyva. The goal of this project was to draw people into the space. The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) South tower is a mixed-use building that employs a porous design and a terraced plaza to enliven an underused section of the district.
The Oakland Athletics, a professional baseball team based in Oakland, California, has teamed up with international architect Bjarke Ingels to build an urban ballpark at the Howard Terminal. The A’s also plan to redevelop the Coliseum site.
The recently expanded Palmetto Bluff Resort in Bluffton, South Carolina, now has a 74-room inn with a metal roof finished in custom Patrician Bronze color. Approximately 6968 m2 (75,000 sf) of the 24-gauge galvalume panels were installed on the resort.