The residential building boom spawned several innovations in New York City architecture that, in turn, spurred changes to old neighborhoods and to the way New Yorkers think of apartments. Architects often ripped up the rule book by which their predecessors had designed residential Gotham in favor of modernist experimentation (glass-wall exteriors, anyone?), and the results will stand for decades.
The Real Deal quizzed several architects (including: Brad Perkins, Karl Fischer, Matthew Grzywinski, Ismael Leyva and Peter Weingarten) on the design changes wrought in the building boom — and on the changes to come in their own industry now that the sales market has cooled. Read the full article from the October 2006 issue after the jump.