Construction has begun on Radio Tower and Hotel, a mixed-use, high-rise in northern Manhattan. The 22-story building is global architecture firm MVRDV’s first major project in the Unites States. It combines hotel, retail, and office functions in stacked blocks, and will reflect the character of the neighborhood, as well as set a direction for the future development of the area.
Celebrated architect Bjarke Ingels has completed designing WeGrow’s first school in New York City. The 929-m2 (10,000-sf) school in WeWork’s Chelsea headquarters is for children aged between three and nine.
Glass Magazine has awarded the seele group, a company specializing in the design and construction of façades and building envelopes, with the Most Innovative Interior Glass Rails, Walls, and Doors award for their work on St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.