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Bjarke Ingels gives a tour of the Durst tetrahedron: VIDEO

Starchitect discusses changing the world through sustainable design

May 08, 2015 09:30AM

Bjarke Ingels (credit: Bloomberg News)

Bjarke Ingels (credit: Bloomberg News)

For a closer look inside the Durst Organization’s tetrahedron building at 625 West 57th Street, check out this intimate tour with Danish architect Bjarke Ingels. Click through to see the video.

The designer let Bloomberg News inside the unfinished rental building and revealed some of his inspiration, calling it “the lovechild of a courtyard building and a skyscraper.”

The tetrahedron is Ingels’ first major project in New York City. It topped out last fall at 43 stories.

Last month, he spoke about the challenge of turning the practical into the poetic at an event hosted by The Real Deal[Bloomberg News] — Tess Hofmann