christian de portzamparc adds one57 tower to the new york skyline
 
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nov 27, 2014

christian de portzamparc adds one57 tower to the new york skyline

christian de portzamparc adds one57 tower to the new york skyline
image © wade zimmerman
all images courtesy of agence christian de portzamparc (ACDP)

 

 

 

currently standing as new york’s tallest residential building, the completed ‘one57‘ tower soars above midtown new york with a distinctive patterned façade. working alongside developers extell, architect christian de portzamparc‘s design is generated from manhattan’s specific set of planning regulations, maximizing the constraints of the irregular L-shaped plot.

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the tower currently stands as new york’s tallest residential building
image © wade zimmerman

 

 

 

the 306 meter edifice is a composition of contrasting, yet unified geometric shapes, housing a range of living accommodation, including the new park hyatt hotel. the façade’s cascading glazed strips become curved forms as they peel away from the structure; sheltering external terraces, and animating the building’s elevations.

ONE57 tower new york christian de portzamparc designboom
the structure soars above midtown new york with a distinctive patterned façade
image © wade zimmerman

 

 

 

the 75-storey project utilizes two different types of glass, offering a distinct visual contrast. the pinnacle of the tower tapers to form an identifiable silhouette on the new york skyline, fully embodying the scheme’s strong sense of vertical movement. the volume and the façades of the tower were designed by pritzker laureate christian de portzamparc, while the interiors were completed by new york-based designer thomas juul-hansen. see designboom’s coverage of the project in its concept and construction phase, here.

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‘one57’ viewed from columbus circle
image © wade zimmerman

ONE57 tower new york christian de portzamparc designboom
the design is generated from manhattan’s specific set of planning regulations
image © wade zimmerman

ONE57 tower new york christian de portzamparc designboom
the scheme maximizes the constraints of the irregular L-shaped plot
image © wade zimmerman

ONE57 tower new york christian de portzamparc designboom
the façade’s cascading glazed strips become curved forms as they peel away from the structure
image © wade zimmerman

ONE57 tower new york christian de portzamparc designboom
the 75-storey project utilizes two different types of glass, offering a distinct visual contrast
image © wade zimmerman

ONE57 tower new york christian de portzamparc designboom
the building soars above central park in midtown new york
image © wade zimmerman

ONE57 tower new york christian de portzamparc designboom
the pinnacle of the tower tapers to form an identifiable silhouette on the new york skyline
image © wade zimmerman

 

 

project info:

 

program: hotel and residential, (75 floors)
client: extell development company.
executive architect: SLCE architect LLP
residential interior design: thomas juul-hansen, LLC
hotel interior design: yabu pushelberg
total construction floor area: 74,353 sqm (800,329 sqf)
height: 306 m (1,004 ft)

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