8 Buildings You Need to Know by Robert A.M. Stern Architects
From luxury residential developments to strikingly modern skyscrapers—some of which are still in the works—AD has compiled a highlights reel from the AD100 firm.
The international Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, boasts a curving façade of glass panels that appear to be stitched together into a graphic pattern.
Philadelphia’s Comcast Center—a 1.25-million-square-foot obelisk—is clad in slick silver high-performance glass.
The LEED-certified Tour Carpe Diem, in La Défense, outside of Paris, has a faceted façade that gleams in the sunlight.
The Superior Ink condominiums in New York’s Greenwich Village mimic the industrial vibe of the neighborhood with their limestone base and classical cornices.
Heart of Lake, a residential development in the coastal city of Xiamen, China, is inspired by traditional Chinese and Mediterranean architecture, with residences organized around a central park, courtyards, and paved plazas.
The much-anticipated 780-foot-tall limestone-clad 520 Park Avenue in New York, crowned with four corner chimneys framing pilasters and aedicules, is scheduled to be completed in 2018.
Coming to Manhattan’s Financial District, 30 Park Place, hewn from limestone and concrete, will comprise a Four Seasons hotel and luxury apartments.
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