Individual Visitors banned from the Hudson Yards Vessel The Vessel at Hudson Yards reopened Friday after a four-month shutdown following a rash of suicides— but you won’t be able to climb it alone. FC Cincinnati and Populous Announce Completion of 26,000-seat TQL Stadium in Downtown Cincinnati The 26,000-seat venue, designed by global design firm Populous and located on 12.4 acres at 1501 Central Pkwy. in downtown Cincinnati, boasts a striking presence that connects two historic neighborhoods – Over-the-Rhine and West End Snøhetta Designs Ford's New Central Campus Building in Dearborn Ford Motor Company has unveiled its new Central Campus Building as part of the transformation of its Research & Engineering (R&E) Campus in Dearborn, Michigan. One45-Museum of Civil Rights in Harlem revealed In addition to the museum, two mixed-use towers designed by SHoP Architects will add nearly one million square feet of office, residential, and retail space in West Harlem. Harvard GSD announces Harvard Design Press Harvard Graduate School of Design announced Harvard Design Press, a book-publishing imprint based at Harvard GSD and distributed in collaboration with Harvard University Press. How FOMO Is Driving People Back to the Office As vaccines continue to roll out, companies across the globe are taking a hard look at how to safely bring their people back together. Bill introduced to continue border wall construction in Texas In an attempt to pick up border wall construction, a state lawmaker in Texas has introduced legislation that would see the construction of a border wall along the Texas-Mexico border Places Journal: Active Exclusion Too often the concept “active transportation” produces environments that are not fully accessible. The history of Roosevelt Island, named for a disabled president who used a wheelchair, offers lessons at once troubling and hopeful. Preapproved ADU designs might cut housing red tape in Los Angeles How Los Angeles is bringing high design to the granny flat — while saving time and money Vertical Courtyard House by Montalba Architects The new home increases in size and maintains scale by going vertical to seamlessly blend in with neighboring historic and eclectic homes New Affordable Housing in Bronx & Harlem revealed by Body Lawson Associates With rallying cry that “Design for housing has to change,” Victor Body-Lawson unveils new ideas in “community wealth and wellness” for today’s low-income and senior developments Construction begins on MVRDV’s mixed-use tower in San Francisco The Mixed-Use tower is one of four buildings in Phase 1 of a multiphase masterplan developed by the San Francisco Giants and Tishman Speyer Kohn Peterson Fox selected to design a 900-foot residential tower for 5 World Trade Center site The new tower will be largely residential with 1,325 rental apartments; 25 percent of those are planned permanently affordable (330 units) and will be offered to households earning less than 50 percent of the area’s median income Whidbey Island Farm Retreat by mwworks Located on a rural site on Whidbey island, a local family sought a new home and retreat on their family farm. Vickery Addition Duplex by Object & Architecture Originally built in 1950, this small duplex was badly in need of updates but had a hidden charm and the potential to be converted into a single family home Lookout House by Faulkner Architects Lookout House sits on a site layered with intense geologic history at the base of a three-million-year-old volcano, and is a north-facing 20-degree slope with equal parts refuge and prospect at 6,300 feet above mean sea level Obama Presidential Center Groundbreaking Announced for 2021 Project estimated to generate $3.1 billion in economic impact for Cook County and bring 700,000 visitors to the area each year to stimulate additional economic growth Sideyard, a mass timber, urban infill project by Skylab A leftover 9,000-square-foot berm space was created when the City of Portland built the new one-way Couch Street couplet reconnecting the roadway to the Burnside Bridge.
Daley College Manufacturing, Technology & Engineering Center by JGMA The new Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering Center (MTEC) at Daley College is an addition to the Richard J. Daley campus
Amazon unveils the design of their HQ2 in Virginia Designed by NBBJ, the new headquarter will feature a tree-covered swirling glass tower named "The Helix"