The New York Times Building
Center for Architecture
New York, New York, USA
On view: September 26, 2005 - February 17, 2006
An Expression of Love for NYC./Renzo Piano
The Center for Architecture is currently presenting a preview of the new 52-story New York Times Building under construction on Eighth Avenue between 40th and 41st Streets.
The building, one of the most highly anticipated new skyscraper projects in the city, is a collaboration between Renzo Piano Workshop and FXFOWLE Architects.
Visitors can also make use of two laptops; one follows the
collaboration process, the other the building's green aspects,
interior, and wind design.
Photographs by Annie Leibovitz, documents the construction giving visitors a visual context of the building.
The design incorporates a transparent glass tower screened by
planes of glazed ceramic tubes that seem to float above the street.
Among its energy efficient features are an advanced sun-shading
system, floor to ceiling glass, increased ceiling heights,
efficient lighting and mechanical systems, displaced ventilation,
extensive mock-up testing, and a variety of additional sustainable
The New York Times Building will be a vibrant piece of architecture, treading lightly on the natural environment./Bruce Fowle, Senior Principal, FXFOWLE Architects
Due to be completed in 2007, The New York Times Building is a joint venture between The New York Times Company and Forest City Ratner Companies. The New York Times will own and occupy the lower half of the building.
Last updated: December 10, 2012