Tag: manhattan

No Ordinary Park Bench

No Ordinary Park Bench

Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic decided to give New Yorkers a surprise—by taking over an ordinary park bench and giving its occupants a taste of what it’s like to fly with the airline. In ‘No Ordinary Park Bench’, a regular park bench—located in...

SOM’s proposal for Grand Central Station

SOM’s proposal for Grand Central Station

In honor of Grand Central Station’s upcoming centennial, three architects were asked to present how they would re-imagine the iconic New York terminal at the MAS 2012 Summit earlier this week. While Foster + Partners’ plan emphasized the need to alleviate the Terminal’s acute overcrowding (“designed...

Empire State of Pen

Empire State of Pen

Patrick Vale is an architectural illustrator, which is awesome because I didn’t even know that job existed anymore. On the drawing of a building in London, above, you can see the UK-based Vale has scrawled “Too many effing windows.” But lest...

The High Line | New York

The High Line | New York

Ten years in the making, a green space transforms an old railroad trestle. The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. Narrated by Ethan Hawke. This video...

Urban Zoom

Urban Zoom

“Manhattan Zoom”, USA 2006 Enjoy Jakob Wagner Photography project called: URBAN ZOOM “London Zoom”, UK 2007 “Coney Island Zoom #1”, USA 2007 “Amsterdam Zoom #1”, Netherlands 2006 “Coney Island Zoom #2”, USA 2007 “Duesseldorf Zoom #1”, Germany 2009 “Duesseldorf Zoom...

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