The First Tadao Ando New York Project Fully Revealed

Tadao Ando, world-renowned Japanese architect and Pritzer Prize winner, recently unveiled his vision for 152 Elizabeth, a high-end condominium building in the Nolita neighborhood in Manhattan and his first project in New York City. The building sports the refinement and...

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro New York City Highline


After much anticipation, The Highline redevelopment opened to the public today in New York City‘s Meatpacking District. The design was created by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, a New York-based architecture firm and landscape architects Field Operations.  First created in the 1930s, the Highline was originally an elevated rail line that remained in use until the 80s. Now, the first section is complete with the second section scheduled for completion by next year.

The new design features a winding pathway accompanied by wildlife on each side. Throughout the strip of elevated terrain the architects also placed benches and other special areas for gathering.

More images after the jump.