SHoP architects completes doughnut-shaped '325 kent' residences in brooklyn
 

SHoP architects completes doughnut-shaped '325 kent' residences in brooklyn

325 kent — located at the 11-acre domino sugar factory site on the williamsburg waterfront — is now complete, and new images provide a never-before-seen look at the development. designed by SHoP architects, the building stands at 16 stories tall and features a striking silhouette that steps up incrementally. 522 apartments are arranged around a dramatic opening above an elevated courtyard, which offers views of the adjacent park, the east river, and the new york city skyline.

SHoP architects 325 kent
325 kent is located at the 11-acre domino sugar factory site on the williamsburg waterfront
image by adrian gaut

 

 

developed by two trees management, 325 kent intends to visually connect with the surrounding low-rise neighborhood, the landmarked refinery building, and the taller waterfront buildings slated for future construction. SHoP architects designed the site with an architectural opening crowned by a three-story bridge — a link which hosts the building’s main amenities. 325 kent features a copper façade on lower floors and zinc on upper levels, perforated and patterned to create luminous interior spaces. meanwhile, the building’s roofdeck and courtyard have been designed by leeser architecture and were built by blondie’s treehouse.

SHoP architects 325 kent
new images provide a never-before-seen look at the development
image by adrian gaut

 

 

‘325 kent is the first building to open on the domino sugar site and with that we are delivering on our promise to bring striking architecture, affordable housing to local residents, and local brooklyn retailers to the williamsburg waterfront,’ says jed walentas, principal of two trees management. ‘the building features incredible outdoor space for residents to enjoy, that will complement the spectacular new waterfront public park coming to the neighborhood next summer.’ see designboom’s previous coverage of the project here

SHoP architects 325 kent
the building stands at 16 stories tall and features a striking silhouette
image by adrian gaut

SHoP architects 325 kent
522 apartments are arranged around a dramatic opening above an elevated courtyard
image by adrian gaut

SHoP architects 325 kent
views are offered of the adjacent park, the east river, and the new york city skyline
image by adrian gaut

SHoP architects 325 kent
the scheme features luminous interior spaces
image by daniel levin

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