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Offline jmecklenborg

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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #120 on: July 18, 2018, 11:07:57 AM »
Looks like it belongs in Houston!

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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #121 on: July 18, 2018, 11:12:19 AM »
the culture shed and the vessel yesterday




















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« Reply #122 on: July 18, 2018, 11:19:33 AM »
Looks like it belongs in Houston!

mw is still u/c, but already its way too tall/massive and the glass is too quality for anything houston would need.

also, its literally built over an active transit railyard, which is the opposite of sprawly texas.

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« Reply #123 on: July 18, 2018, 12:14:46 PM »
speaking of tall and massive, this is the biggest tower inside the hy site — its 30hy aka the north tower














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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #124 on: July 18, 2018, 12:33:25 PM »
what goes in in "the shed"

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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #125 on: July 18, 2018, 01:39:44 PM »
^ good question.

various performance events i guess?

it opens spring 2019.

keep an eye out here for more info:

https://theshed.org/

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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #126 on: July 18, 2018, 01:41:35 PM »
a couple more of 30hy







streetview of the hy mall



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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #127 on: July 18, 2018, 02:11:38 PM »
this is hy area news this week — a hotel will go directly in front of the javits center at 11av/w37st.

not sure anyone will miss that check cashing place on the ridiculously underused scrubby site lol.

https://ny.curbed.com/2018/7/17/17582728/nyc-hotel-hudson-yards-javits-center-450-eleventh

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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #128 on: July 25, 2018, 03:26:17 PM »
i took this one yesterday and oh boy i gotta share — yeoow!



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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #129 on: July 25, 2018, 04:43:42 PM »
In that picture there's what, 2 buildings that existed a handful of years ago? Both in the lower right. To think there's still so much more to come out of the Hudson Yards and Hudson Boulevard area.

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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #130 on: August 02, 2018, 02:27:23 PM »
its not all for the richy rich — the city has rfp’s out for two major city owned sites next to the hudson yards which must be developed w/100% affordable housing:

http://rew-online.com/2018/04/25/city-issues-rfp-hudson-yards-development-sites/

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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #131 on: August 06, 2018, 04:08:59 AM »
I don't like this glass modern architecture. It's so mundane, the only originality in the structure is the shape it takes on. The facades don't tell any kind of a story.

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« Reply #132 on: August 06, 2018, 08:43:11 AM »
That's not really true though in person. 10 and 30 are fully blue glass (which I'll get to below) but the rest each do something with their facade to differentiate them beyond just form.

15 Hudson Yards has a differentiation in the facade treatment that transitions with the interior usage as well as notates which area the culture shed will be accepted when fully closed.

35 Hudson Yards has a gradient of glass and stone that becomes more glassy at the top.

55 Hudson Yards has a really nice black steel framing detail to its windows that becomes more clear and appreciable as you get closer to the building.

The two fully blue glass buildings, 10 and 30, have a variety of glazing treatments, the most noteworthy of which looks like the scales of some sort of reptile up close.

In the next phase we'll continue to get new buildings by different architects. I'm not saying the towers in Hudson Yards are the greatest ever, but they're definitely not mundane or all the same. Each one does feature something unique, albeit often subtle, through its facade.

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Re: NYC: Hudson Yards
« Reply #133 on: August 11, 2018, 10:14:03 PM »
I don't like this glass modern architecture. It's so mundane, the only originality in the structure is the shape it takes on. The facades don't tell any kind of a story.


there is nothing mundane or unoriginal with the base of 10hy aka the coach tower, that is for sure. its the most unusual i have ever noticed. its bi-level with main entrances both on the ground and at the elevated highline park level inside what is now temporarily its own courtyard. it also straddles over the soon to open highline park stub. i mean, how many towers are built over a railyard with multilevel entrances and an elevated city park running right through them? quite a design, engineering and construction feat and quite unusual!