New York

  1. David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Centre

    New atrium to an existing building to change the perception of the building, change the approach into and around the building and form a new impression. Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

  2. Higgins Hall, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

    New addition to an old building. A link between two existing 19th Century red brick buildings. An ingenious piece of urban infill. Steven Holl Architects

  3. Storefront for Art & Architecture, NY

    An insertion into an existing building that changed the streetscape and perception of the building. Steven Holl Architects

  4. High Line Park, Manhattan’s West Side, NY

    A former high line historic freight railway elevated above street level as a community garden. Diller Scofido & Renfro (Architect) & James Corner Field Operations (Landscape)

  5. The Julliard School, Educational Facility, NY

    An extension and refurbishment of a fine example of brutalist architecture in USA on a prominent NYC city block. Diller Scofido & Renfro

  6. PS1 Museum, Long Island City, NY

    A former school then warehouse into a set of galleries and exhibition spaces as a part of MOMA. Frederick Fisher (Los Angeles)

  7. Gagosian Gallery

    Several gallery spaces occupying old industrial and commercial spaces dotted around NY. Chelsea Gallery, NYC: Former industrial trucking distribution facility into a exhibition space. Gluckman Mayner Architects

  8. Brewster Carriage House, Little Italy, NYC

    A former factory building has been adapted into residences and retail to the ground floor. Sympathetic approach to the existing architecture & retention of the existing character. Existing staircase is fantastic. Archi-Tectonics

  9. Schein Loft, SoHo, NYC / Greenwich Street Project, 497 Greenwich st / Spring st Soho

    A former six storey warehouse building is renovated, with a new 11 story ‘smart loft’ building wrapping up and over it. The introduction of modern architecture creates a nice contrast; its innovative folded glass curtain wall allows an amazing view over the Hudson River. Archi-Tectonics

  10. Ground zero memorial park & museum, NY

    The most awe-inspiring landscaped disaster zone of the 21st century, left as a reminder of where the twin towers once stood. Adapted from a graveyard for those killed into a memorial park standing in their memory, rather than rebuilding towers on the land. Park / memorial: Micheal Arad (Handel Architects) & Peter Walker & Partners (Landscape) – Museum: Davis Brody Bond LLP (Local architects) & Snohetta (Competition winning architect)

  11. Second stage theatre, Midtown, NYC

    A former historic bank building converted into a 296 seat theatre with lobby, etc.. Rem Koolhaas (OMA)

  12. New York Public Library South Court & Auditorium, New York Public Library, NY

    A new extension onto an historic building of extreme importance. Davis Brody Bond LLP

  13. Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, NY

    A new extension to a historic building with a large spherical space theatre. Polschek & Todd Schliemann

  14. Korean Presbyterian Church, Sunnyside, NY

    A former laundry factory converted into a church and community centre. Greg Lynn FORM & Garofalo Architects & Michael McInturf Architects

  15. The Brasserie, base of Seagram Building, NY – 100 East 53rd Street, NY 10022

    A new restaurant / brasserie set within the base of an iconic modernist building by Philip Johnson. A new insertion and refurbishment of the space to form a new destination. Diller & Scofido

  16. Tribeca Issy Miyake store, Tribeca, NY – 119 Hudson Street

    A new flagship store set within an industrial warehouse building with the charisma of the surroundings influencing the design & details. Frank Ghery

  17. Paramount Palace Theatre, Downtown Brooklyn, 1 University Place, Brooklyn

    Former picture house as a college basketball court and arena for Long Island University. Cornelius W. Rapp, George Leslie Rapp

  18. Wyckoff Exchange, Brooklyn, NY

    Former warehouse into a market and stores with new enigmatic façade. Andre Kikoski Architects

  19. Wythe Hotel, Williamsburg waterfront, Brooklyn, NY

    Former factory building adapted into 72 room hotel. Morris Adjmi Architects

  20. Office Building, NYC – 450 West 14 street, NY

    Existing art deco building to the base with hovering steel glass ‘green’ building above. Forms a part of the high line masterplanned area sitting over the high line parkland. Morris Adjmi Architects

Other notable buildings to visit:

  • Guggenheim Museum- MOMA
  • Parrish Art Museum, Long Island, NY – Herzog & De Meuron
  • Shake Shack, Cafe in Park – SITE Architects (NYC)
  • Austrian Cultural Forum, NY – Raimund Abraham (Austrian Architect)
  • Morgan Library & Museum, NYC – Renzo Piano
  • 40 Mercer, SoHo Residences, NYC – Jean Nouvel