A+U 476 10:05 New Directions: Sustainability And Technology In New York

Publisher Shinkenchiku-sha

ISBN 03899160

Idea Code 10219

This issue focuses on new directions in architecture: sustainability and technology in New York, illustrated by The High Line and its neighbouring buildings as well as by new academic buildings for The Cooper Union and Barnard College, an extension project for the Museum of Modern Art, and Beekman Tower, which will be the highest housing tower in Manhattan. From this issue onwards A+U is starting a ‘Sustainability Survey’ series, which will report currents of the environmental challenges facing architecture and urbanism. Adam Yarinsky reports on the present and future situation in New York City while introducing numerous recent projects.

132 p, ills colour & bw, 22 x 30 cm, pb, Japanese/English