Category: AMERICAN COPPER BUILDINGS

Inside the American Copper Buildings, NYC’s ‘new skyline icon’

Less than two years after construction began on the American Copper Buildings in Kips Bay, JDS Development Group and SHoP Architects offered a first glimpse of the luxury apartments for rent inside these “bendy” copper-clad towers. The residences’ sleek interiors are outfitted with oak floors, marble counters, Miele appliances, and elegant modern baths, and are…

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JDS reveals interior and courtyard views of SHoP-designed American Copper Buildings

Newly released images of the SHoP Architects-designed American Copper Buildings from JDS Development Group reveal ultraluxe interiors that complement the two towers’ gleaming copper façade. The light-filled residences are outfitted with custom light fixtures, oak floors, open kitchens with Miele appliances, marble-accented baths, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city. Residents will also enjoy an elegant…

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A Richard Meier Building. In Black.

East Side residential real estate is booming with the construction of several new luxury residential towers, including the American Copper Buildings from JDS Development Group. In a neighborhood where developers continue to court high-end residents, the two gleaming towers along the East River are setting themselves apart from the competition with the unique copper cladding…

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Tour the American Copper Buildings’ skybridge and roof, first look at its floating lap pool

The 5,000 gleaming copper panels lining the exterior of the American Copper Buildings have already started to acquire the green patina for which the metal is known as construction advances at this luxury riverside development. The site’s two curving towers are linked by a three-story glass skybridge 300 feet up. Amenities will include a sauna,…

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SHoP reveals new views inside its ultra-luxe American Copper Buildings

JDS Development Group and SHoP Architects have joined forces to create the American Copper Buildings. Offering 761 Kips Bay luxury residences, the unique structure consists of two towers connected by an aerial walkway known as the Skybridge. Other compelling features include a porte cochère, private park, and 75-foot lap pool. Newly revealed interiors feature custom…

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SHoP Architects Design Congruent American Copper Residential Towers in New York City

Located in Kips Bay, the dramatic dual-towered American Copper Buildings—a collaboration between NYC real estate developer JDS Development Group and SHoP Architects—is already widely recognized for its three-story Skybridge, the city’s first major midair walkway in 80 years. For the first time, the interiors of these luxury rental apartments have been revealed, as each residence…

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Developers Turn to Materials of Old to Stand Out in Modern Era

New York City's JDS Development Group is veering away from the typical exteriors of the city’s skyline by erecting façades inspired by century-old Manhattan buildings. The nearly completed American Copper Buildings stand tall with their metal cladding, which over time will acquire a patina similar to the color of the Statue of Liberty. And the…

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