New York skyscrapers

Snøhetta reimagines New York’s postmodern icon 550 Madison

Architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed its plans to overhaul the New York skyscraper designed in the postmodern style by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, which involve replacing the street frontage but retaining its recognisable classical pediment. Rea…

Modular affordable housing envisioned for “abandoned” New York airspace

This conceptual scheme by designers Beomki Lee and Chang Kyu Lee calls for using vacant airspace over existing New York buildings to create affordable apartments and public areas. Read more

432 Park Avenue penthouse receives makeover from Kelly Behun

New York designer Kelly Behun has created a show residence near the top of Rafael Viñoly’s 432 Park Avenue tower, using a palette aimed to complement the sweeping Manhattan views and make visitors “feel grounded” 92 storeys up. Read more