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NBK Terracotta at SHoP Architect's newest tall tower, 111 West 57th St. Photos by Ashley Streff.

111 West 57th Tops Out: SHoP Architects’ Super-Slender Skyscraper Features Striking Terracotta Façade + Unparalleled Views

NBK Terracotta Joins SHoP Architects + JDS Development at Ceremony Marking Tall Tower’s Completion By Zoë Zellers Billionaire’s Row, a premier stretch along Manhattan’s West 57th Street, has a new neighbor: 111 West 57th St. officially topped out this November,…
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Humanhattan 2050: A Vision for a Resilient Manhattan, Presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Architect Bjarke Ingels on Artists Speaking on Behalf of the Future + His Design for a Resilient Manhattan

Humanhattan 2050: A Vision for a Resilient Manhattan, Presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale By Zoë Zellers Coverage of the Venice Architecture Biennale Presented in Partnership with Architectural Record “As an artist you actually have to be able to speak…
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Architects Dig Into Sustainable ‘Curiosities’ in Subscription-Based Box of New Green Design Products

Interiors + Sources’ Curios Box goes green with Hunter Douglas’ GreenScreen® Evolve™ roller shade fabric derived from recycled water bottles Zoë Zellers What does “going green” mean to you? For architects, developers, specifiers, manufacturers and end users, the definition of...
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GREC Architects on Chicago’s Design Legacy, From Historic Landmarks to the Ace Hotel

GREC, the firm behind Chicago’s Ace Hotel, Condé Nast-Pitchfork offices + slew of new residential towers, walks us through what’s hot in Windy City Zoë Zellers In Chicago, “there’s new build and a lot of adaptive reuse going on. What...
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ZGF earns recognition as top firm for sustainability

ZGF Architects again earn top recognition in sustainability from “Architect Magazine”

We revisit our collaboration with ZGF designing an energy-efficient workplace for the EPA & highlight other noteworthy projects For the second year in a row, Architect Magazine named ZGF Architects the top firm in sustainability. ZGF earned a perfect score…
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Mariposa Land Port of Entry was in need of a major upgrade to meet updated security needs and to accommodate higher levels of activity.

Team behind Mariposa Land Port of Entry shares details before project spotlight at AIA Arizona convention

AIA Arizona State College Conference highlights modernization of one of US’s busiest ports of entry by land The engineering, architectural and design minds involved in expanding and modernizing Mariposa Land Port of Entry, a bustling processing center that inspects thousands of…
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Albion Library features a mix of both TERRART Large and Baguette glazed and natural vertical tiles. Photos by Lisa Logan Photography.

NBK terracotta façades bring eye candy & sustainability to Albion Library

NBK terracotta façades bring style & sustainability to new library in Toronto Albion Library, tucked into an underprivileged neighborhood in Toronto, is wowing visitors with a unique exterior featuring five brightly-hued shades of terracotta. The friendly, colorful design by Perkins+Will features…
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Marmalade Library features NBK terracotta baguettes

Material mix & textural design stand out in historic Marmalade District’s library branch

NBK terracotta baguettes provide solar screening & bring distinct exterior to historic Marmalade District Extending a resurgence of urban living, Salt Lake City opened a new branch library in its historic Marmalade District that features an attractive array of NBK…
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