Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has released images of a supertall skyscraper proposed for Midtown Manhattan. The project is sited at 666 Fifth Avenue, currently occupied by a 1950s office building, and is being developed by Kushner Companies – owned by the family of Jared Kushner, senior advisor to Donald Trump and husband to the president’s daughter.
The new design replaces the existing aluminium-clad tower, designed by architects Carson and Lundin in 1957, and will add 40 storeys that will house luxury apartments, a hotel and around 500,000 square feet of retail space. The project is estimated to cost $12 billion.
The project is expected to start on site in 2019 and be completed by 2025 if approval is granted.
- Manshen Lo creates surreal, comic-inspired observational illustrations
- “To me, being a man just means being yourself”: five creatives share their thoughts on masculinity
- Hexatope: the web-app utilising computational arts to make personalised jewellery
- Lucy Hardcastle on her “most progressive film to date”
- Moby Digg creates grid-based identity for finance company Baugeld Spezialisten
- Typography and National Socialism – the journey of Futura in an era of "reactionary modernity"
- Peter Funch has photographed the same people on the same street for nine years
- DBLG and Animade’s cheeky stop-motion animation uses human skin and 3D stamps
- “It needed to be functional, a workhorse”: Arket’s in-house team on its brand identity
- Get to know the fluid work of graphic designer, Steffen Hotel
- Fukt magazine presents the erotic drawings of David Shrigley, Tracy Emin and many more
- Poster Girls, an exhibition of 150 female graphic designers opens at London Transport Museum