Archinect - News 2014-04-16T21:20:26-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/77196760/downtown-brooklyn-s-residential-boom-adds-height-lacks-good-looks Downtown Brooklyn's Residential Boom Adds Height, Lacks Good Looks jldailey618 2013-07-16T18:44:00-04:00 >2013-07-22T19:18:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4k/4k31ffs5hsrmmfma.jpg" width="514" height="278" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The last several years have seen a series of tall towers sprout from the Downtown Brooklyn skyline, but [...] these new edifices leave much to be desired in the looks department. The title of the borough's tallest building keeps passing from one development to the next, but none of these buildings&mdash;the Brooklyner, 388 Bridge Street, or Avalon Willoughby West, to name a few&mdash;offer any architectural integrity.</p></em><br /><br /><p> A little of the less-than-beautiful Downtown Brooklyn buildings that are dominating the borough's skyline, from tallest to shortest.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/68788415/frank-gehry-designing-new-tower-in-santa-monica Frank Gehry designing new tower in Santa Monica Archinect 2013-03-04T11:52:00-05:00 >2013-12-25T13:01:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lh/lhk83j2ddh0ips1l.jpg" width="514" height="452" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Frank Gehry is designing a new 22-story tower that developers want to build in downtown Santa Monica, near the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard, according to the official website for the project. The structure will feature space for a hotel and condominiums, as well as restaurant and retail space.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/67446491/ghostly-condos-of-new-york Ghostly Condos of New York Orhan Ayyüce 2013-02-12T18:49:00-05:00 >2013-02-20T18:29:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aj/ajuanvlipiqnufl9.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;I&rsquo;ve seen Kelly Ripa there. Two little kids were playing with Legos on the treadmill next to her, and there was nobody else.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2011/07/07/nyregion/GHOST1/GHOST1-articleLarge.jpg"></p> <p> If you thought China or Dubai are&nbsp;the only places where you enter a multi million dollar condominium just&nbsp;purchased&nbsp;for that unruly son / daughter or a mistress, or&nbsp;laundering&nbsp;money.., hold on... Why is that all sold out prime luxury condo building in New York only occupied 10% with concierge, room service and all?</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65218709/big-transforms-ft-lauderdale-waterfront-in-florida BIG Transforms Ft. Lauderdale Waterfront in Florida Archinect 2012-10-16T13:47:00-04:00 >2013-01-10T13:50:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vz/vzzi0jd9tlcvptbh.jpg" width="514" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and Cymbal Development transform a portion of Fort Lauderdale&rsquo;s New River front into a vibrant addition for the local community and future residents of the city.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qd/qdi2fqwpdq67rnut.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2e/2ellg8iiwv9oifkj.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The mixed-use development, Marina Lofts, in downtown Fort Lauderdale seeks to infuse a currently run-down stretch along the New River with a thriving pedestrian friendly public space thereby attracting new residents into its development. Totaling 1,000 rental apartments, 10,000 sq ft of restaurants and 25,000 sq ft of retail, the mixed-use development is broken into three phases. The Florida-based developer, Asi Cymbal, expects the project to have a positive long-term economic benefit to the city and local community of Fort Lauderdale.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f0/f0pplizz3i23sicq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vl/vlvmmdf9s5k6cpk9.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &ldquo;Our intent here is to create a world class project that will serve as a model for architecture, creativity, and energy along the most prime stretch of waterfront in Downtown Fort Lauderdale,&rdquo; says Asi Cymbal, owner of Cymbal Development.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/it/itm0w7wi9wejmf5o.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hf/hfr3p9gpq2h6g2w0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Situ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/56296776/frank-gehry-apartment-in-hong-kong-sells-for-61-million Frank Gehry Apartment in Hong Kong Sells for $61 Million HotSoup 2012-08-30T17:19:00-04:00 >2012-09-03T18:44:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r7/r7eesdj6tcwq02hl.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Frank Gehry is arguably the world's most famous architect, and while hist projects are notoriously expensive to construct, they may be worth it, at least for residential developers. In Manhattan, the penthouses at New York by Gehry are up for rent for $60,000 per month, and in Hong Kong, an apartment in a newly completed Gehry-designed condo tower overlooking the harbor has just sold for $61 million. Talk about a Pritzker prize.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>