thomas heatherwick tapped for major public sculpture in NYC
 
thomas heatherwick tapped for major public sculpture in NYC
oct 31, 2013

thomas heatherwick tapped for major public sculpture in NYC

thomas heatherwick tapped for major public sculpture in NYC
image © elena heatherwick

 

 

 

the hudson yards project in new york city will be home to a major public art piece designed by thomas heatherwick. the british architect has reportedly been selected among other big name creatives including anish kapoor, jeff koons and richard serra by hudson yards developer related companies‘ chief executive and founder stephen ross to envision what is set to be a modern day landmark for and tourist attraction for the city. the wall street journal has revealed that the scheme for the massive sculpture is still undisclosed, but that an estimated 75 million USD could be invested in realizing the piece.

 

related companies is also working with another famous british architect on a luxury residential complex along new york city’s highline. zaha hadid has been commissioned to develop an 11-storey condominium just south of the hudson yards project, that will offer views over diller scofidio + renfro’s elevated park.

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