New York City preps up for first Zaha Hadid building


Globally renowned architect, who is responsible for astounding constructions like the upcoming metro station in Riyadh, and the futuristic bar is now all set to give New York’s High Line at 520 West 28th Street in Chelsea just south of Hudson Yards, the Zaha touch. Commissioned by Related Companies, a New York premier developer, the Zaha Hadid is all set to design a 11-storey residential development housing 37 apartments overlooking the city’s most visited tourist attractions. This project will be Zaha Hadid’s first project in New York.

Though being a restricted site that ties Zaha from “going wild” with her newly acquired project, the blue prints say otherwise. Zaha’s proposed design comes by as a “delightful Earth home for the weary intergalactic super rich. And as most of her designs portray, this building too flaunts a coherent pattern that flows into the other. There’s a sort of abstractness in the design, which nonetheless gels in well into the whole, giving a distinct figure to the construction.

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[Via – Nymag and Curbed]