Adjaye Associates proposes inverted supertall skyscraper for New York

Architecture studio Adjaye Associates has designed a supertall skyscraper in New York, which has a series of cantilevers to give it a dramatic form. Named The Affirmation Tower, the skyscraper was designed for a 1.2-acre vacant plot of land at 418 11th Avenue in...

Lucabe Coffee Company opens in mid-century Indiana bank building

The Irwin Union Bank building in Columbus, Indiana, originally designed by notable American architect Harry Weese, has reopened as a coffee shop. After being left vacant for a year, the glazed brick structure is now home to the second location of local coffee chain...

SOM designs UAE diplomacy building with Middle Eastern motifs in Manhattan

Architecture firm SOM has designed a limestone-clad building patterned with symbolic palm leaves for the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in Manhattan. The building represents the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) diplomacy...