Archinect - News 2016-10-26T00:19:23-04:00 Norman Foster’s First Brooklyn Project Revealed, A 7.7-Acre Red Hook Office Development Dana Schulz 2016-06-01T17:04:00-04:00 >2016-06-03T16:18:28-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="322" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Foster is a surprising choice for the project, as his commissions are typically flashy and in high-profile areas like midtown or the Financial District. But the sole rendering shows his signature mix of contemporary panache (glassy construction with a cantilevering portion) and contextual thoughtfulness (low-scale, boxy structures in keeping with the industrial area).</p></em><br /><br /><p>Thor Equities has announced that starchitect Norman Foster will design their 7.7-acre waterfront office complex in Red Hook. The project, which will be Foster's first in Brooklyn, will feature more than 600,000 square feet of creative office space spread across two low-scale buildings, as well as 23,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.</p> TIMBER IN THE CITY Competition Entry by Samuel Pitnick Alexander Walter 2013-06-05T14:34:00-04:00 >2013-06-06T16:53:29-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Young LA-based architect Samuel Pitnick has shared with us his entry to the 2012-13 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) competition for architecture students and recent graduates. This year's competition, titled TIMBER IN THE CITY: Urban Habitats Competition, was a a partnership between the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, the ACSA and the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons The New School for Design.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>