The first look has been revealed for Rose Hill, a 183-m (600-ft) condo tower in Manhattan, New York, designed by global architecture firm CetraRuddy. Located in the NoMad neighborhood, the building pays homage to its surroundings and the city’s history of skyscraper architecture.
In the United States, 82.5 percent of the population is urban—a number translating to more than 268 million people in 2016. (This number was obtained from the United Nations [UN] Populations Division’s World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision.)
One of the most prevalent materials found on historic buildings, glazed architectural terra cotta was popularized in the late 19th century as a versatile, lightweight, economical, and adaptable alternative to stone.