Architecture and Design

Renderings of Waldorf Astoria

Inside the Waldorf Astoria’s condo conversion

Luxury buyers will soon be able to own a pad in the famed Waldorf Astoria. Chinese developer Anbang Insurance...

Inside the Waldorf Astoria’s condo conversion
Stanford White

The great works and untimely death of New York architect Stanford White

All images via Getty Images and Wikipedia Commons Exactly one hundred sixty-six years ago Saturday was a milestone in...

The great works and untimely death of New York architect Stanford White
550 Madison (Credit: Gensler)

Renderings revealed for 550 Madison’s renovated lobby

Olayan Group and its partners can see the finish line for 550 Madison Avenue’s major rehab. The local arm...

Renderings revealed for 550 Madison’s renovated lobby
Steven Holl (Photo by Axel Dupeux)

The Closing: Steven Holl

Famed architect and watercolorist Steven Holl founded his company as a two-person practice in Chelsea in 1977. The firm has since grown to 40 people across two offices, one around the corner from Hudson...

The Closing: Steven Holl
The architect claims the design, construction and marketing of the tower rips off the design of a tower he planned and modeled for his thesis

Lawsuit over WTC design is whittled down

The copyright infringement suit over the design of One World Trade Center has survived an effort to kill it, but not by much. A recently unveiled judge’s ruling preserved three claims of a case...

Lawsuit over WTC design is whittled down
Steven Holl (Photo by Axel Dupeux)

The Closing: Steven Holl

Famed architect and watercolorist Steven Holl founded his company as a two-person practice in Chelsea in 1977. The firm has since grown to 40 people across two offices, one around the corner from Hudson...

The Closing: Steven Holl
Thornton Tomasetti's Peter DiMaggio, Michael Squarzini and Tom Scarangello (Credit: Thornton Tomasetti)

Thornton Tomasetti taps new co-CEOs in management shakeup

Thornton Tomasetti, one of the city’s largest engineering and design firms, has tapped two new CEOs as part of...

Thornton Tomasetti taps new co-CEOs in management shakeup
Santiago Calatrava with the Constitution Bridge in Venice and the Oculus (Credit: Getty Images)

It’s not just the leaking Oculus: Santiago Calatrava hit with suit over Venice bridge

A Venice court has fined world-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava for going $5 million over budget on a bridge. The...

It’s not just the leaking Oculus: Santiago Calatrava hit with suit over Venice bridge
César Pelli (Credit: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects)

Renowned architect César Pelli dies at 92

Acclaimed architect César Pelli, whose firm designed some of the world’s most distinctive buildings, died Friday. He was 92. La Gaceta, a newspaper in San Miguel de Tucumán, his hometown in northern Argentina, reported...

Renowned architect César Pelli dies at 92
Architect Stefan Behling (right) and Senior Director for Apple Retail and Design Chris Braithwaite talk about the Board Room part of Apple Carnegie Library in Washington, DC (Credit: Getty Images)

The secret rooms inside Apple stores

Millions of people flock to Apple stores every day, and most are familiar with the stores’ signature layout and aesthetic. What’s lesser known, though, is that many of these stores contain a private “boardroom,”...

The secret rooms inside Apple stores
Anna Karlin

How Anna Karlin designed the interiors of Extell’s One Manhattan Square

When Anna Karlin set out to design the interiors of Extell Development’s One Manhattan Square, she immediately dove into...

How Anna Karlin designed the interiors of Extell’s One Manhattan Square
The Observation Deck at Hudson Yards (Credit: Adam Pogoff)

Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere

 Related Companies is celebrating the grand opening of Hudson Yards on March 15, 2019. But the megadevelopment’s observation deck, resting 1,100 feet above...

Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere
Renderings of The Tanks at Bushwick Inlet Park

The city wants to transform old oil tanks into a waterfront park. Here’s why this architecture firm says oyster beds are a better alternative

Time is running out for a plan that would turn 10 idle oil tanks into oyster beds and a performance space on the Brooklyn...

The city wants to transform old oil tanks into a waterfront park. Here’s why this architecture firm says oyster beds are a better alternative
Sagrada Familia Cathedral in Barcelona (Credit: iStock)

After 137 years, this landmark church finally got a building permit

The city of Barcelona has finally issued a building permit for La Sagrada Família, an architectural landmark in the...

After 137 years, this landmark church finally got a building permit
Rendering of 5 Fox Run Lane in Greenwich

Top Greenwich architect denies accusations of recycled renderings

A white, expansive Colonial-style home — almost symmetrical and complete with columns and two dormer windows — could describe any multitude...

Top Greenwich architect denies accusations of recycled renderings
Comptroller Scott Stringer (Credit: Getty Images)

City slow to spend $15B in Superstorm Sandy aid: Stringer

The city has been slow to spend roughly $15 billion it’s received in Superstorm Sandy aid, according to Comptroller...

City slow to spend $15B in Superstorm Sandy aid: Stringer
Public housing is excluded from the city’s clean-energy plan

Public housing is excluded from the city’s clean-energy plan

The mayor’s plans for using clean energy at city buildings doesn’t include public housing or hospitals. The de Blasio...

Public housing is excluded from the city’s clean-energy plan
These are the tallest towers underway in NYC

These are the tallest towers underway
in NYC

With New York City’s ever-changing skyline, The Real Deal compiled a list of the top 10 tallest projects currently...

These are the tallest towers underway
in NYC
De Blasio wants to ban “classic glass-and-steel skyscrapers”

De Blasio wants to ban “classic glass-and-steel skyscrapers”

Developers of shimmering glass-and-steel towers in New York have had a downright frightful day. As the city targets the...

De Blasio wants to ban “classic glass-and-steel skyscrapers”
Natural History Museum gets court clearance for $383M expansion

Natural History Museum gets court clearance for $383M expansion

The effort to stop construction on a new educational center at the American Museum of Natural History has likely...

Natural History Museum gets court clearance for $383M expansion
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