Category: Dezeen Magazine

SHoP Completes “Dancing” Copper-clad Luxury Apartment Towers in New York

SHoP Architects has just completed a pair of residential skyscrapers, one standing 41 stories and the other standing 48 stories; clad in copper and bent in a striking silhouette, they are connected by an innovative skybridge perched over 90 meters above the ground. The American Copper Buildings on Manhattan’s East River waterfront, built by JDS…

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Miami Architecture Finally Addresses “Visible and Tangible Impacts of Sea-Level Rise

JDS Development Group and architect Jean Nouvel carefully considered the impact of rising sea levels when they created the new Miami luxury tower Monad Terrace. The project, which marks Nouvel’s first residential contribution to the Florida landscape, will be built nearly 12 feet above sea level to protect the building and its 59 residences from…

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Skybridge with a pool will link pair of manhattan towers by SHoP

JDS Development and SHoP Architects are pushing boundaries with the unique design of the American Copper Buildings. Inspired by the Statue of Liberty and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, it consists of two copper-clad structures that bend away from one another while being linked by an amenities-rich skybridge. Described as “dancing” towers, the American Copper…

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