Jean Nouvel

53W53 Apartments . NEW YORK

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Ateliers Jean Nouvel . + archdaily

Hines, the international real estate firm, together with development partners Goldman Sachs Investment Group and Singapore-based Pontiac Land Group, today announced the opening of the first model residence at 53 West 53, the gracefully tapered, 1,050-foot-high residential condominium tower adjacent to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) at 53 West 53rd Street. The 36th-floor residence is designed by André Fu and his Hong Kong-based design studio AFSO, who are behind some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and restaurants. Continue reading Jean Nouvel


Hiha Studio


Hiha Studio . APARTMENT RENOVATION .  GIRONA Pol Viladoms afasia (4)

Hiha Studio . photos: © Pol Viladoms

The project consists of the conversion of the ground floor of an old warehouse in to an apartment.
The existing warehouse was divided into 3 structural bays, parallel to the façade, and a large courtyard at the back.
The strategy for the project consisted of maintaining these 3 structural bays, which helped to organize the new proposal and to distribute the new program within apartment. Continue reading Hiha Studio