Katie Angen

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425 Park Avenue telescopes skyward with diagrid glass

Some may know of 425 Park Avenue as the Manhattan address of a buzzy new restaurant location from Eleven Madison Park Michelin-star owners, but...

Foster + Partners’ Russian Copper Company headquarters echoes its namesake material

Foster + Partners has completed a shimmering new headquarters for the Russian Copper Company, one of the world’s largest mining companies. The warm brown...

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Columbia Business School carves out a niche with crystalline curves

Columbia University’s Manhattanville Campus expansion has ushered in a crystalline district of glass-clad buildings amid the masonry vernacular architecture of Harlem. The latest additions...

The Aya delivers a new housing prototype with its four-faced facade

In an effort to improve services for homeless families in Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser officially closed down the city’s largest hospital-turned-shelter, DC General,...

Studio Ma’s Phoenix office oasis is shrouded in a kebonized wood scrim

Adhering to their regenerative bioclimatic design ethos, Studio Ma has designed its own eco-conscious office in the dessert to the same standards they uphold...

SO–IL’s Brooklyn Amant Foundation art campus embraces idiosyncrasies of clay and cement brick

An internationally recognized firm, SO–IL’s latest project in East Williamsburg is close to where the Brooklyn-based team operates. On June 5th, the Amant Foundation...

HGA’s marble panels fold into the future of mixed-use development

Conspicuously clad in bright white marble, HGA’s Capital One Hall stands out on its 2.5-acre lot amongst a sea of glass-clad skyscrapers in Tysons,...

The passive house Fass School employs local materials for an active facade

Awarded the 2021 AIA Award for Architecture in late April, the Senegalese Fass School and Teacher’s Residences is the first in its...

Bankside housing complex brings textured continuity to the Harlem River waterfront

Seven massive residential towers are beginning to steadily rise along the waterfront of the Mott Haven community in the South Bronx, New York. Designed...

The concrete Cloudscape of Haikou elevates sinuous form for coastal pavilion

Facade ManufacturerYihuida Shimizu ConcreteArchitectMAD ArchitectsFacade ConsultantRFR ShanghaiStructural EngineerYang Xiaotian of East China Architectural Design & Research InstituteConstruction ManagerYihuida Shimizu ConcreteLocationHaikou, ChinaDateApril 2021SystemFair-faced concrete and...

VSA’s dynamic web of steel, glass, and vegetation blooms in West L.A.

Replacing a dilapidated two-story building, Valerie Schweitzer Architects’ Hide and Seek apartment complex is one of many new projects to join the low-slung stretch...

A rainbow of terra-cotta adorns PLP Architecture’s Kaleidoscope office in London

PLP Architecture’s dynamic new London office building, appropriately called Kaleidoscope due to its rainbow hues, has found a welcome and fitting tenant. While construction...

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