renzo piano's residential towers to rise over soho in new york
 
renzo piano's residential towers to rise over soho in new york
jan 11, 2016

renzo piano's residential towers to rise over soho in new york

renzo piano’s residential towers to rise over soho in new york
all images courtesy of renzo piano building workshop

 

 

 

named the ‘soho tower’, renderings and detailed drawings have been released of renzo pianos residential skyscraper located in new york’s west soho district. rising to 25-storeys, the structure splits into two and frames expansive views from the city to the hudson river.

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the building rises to 25 storeys

 

 

 

the condominium towers sit along the western edge of soho between broome and watts streets, and is currently being developed in partnership between SHVO, halpern real estate ventures, bizzi & partners development and itzhaki acquisition. internally, a diverse array of facilities will be integrated for private and public use accessed on the ground level and natural light will travel down and light the shared atrium space shared between the two towers. furthermore, the italian architect’s style of weightlessness and transparency will be recognized with the use of curved glass on the building’s façade.

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the residential skyscraper contains 115 apartments

 

 

 

 

‘the fragmented building massing, detail and materiality reinforce the human scale of this project within the scale of the city.’ – renzo piano building workshop

 

the italian firm has a miami beach condominium project in construction called ‘eighty seven park

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the architect’s initial drawing of the soho tower project

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elevation drawing showing the building split into two distinct towers

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the scheme will be located in new york’s soho area

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model showing the soho tower in context with the buildings around it

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