102-story building with carved stone facade by Mark Foster Gage

102-story building


A 102-story residential building with sweeping views of central park and the New York City skyline. Each unit has its own unique figurally carved façade and balconies that frame particular features of the surrounding urban and natural landscapes.

102-story building
Image © Mark Foster Gage

The building is draped in a façade of limestone-tinted Taktl© concrete panels with hydroformed sheet-bronze details and brass-tinted alloy structural extrusion enclosures.

102-story building
Image © Mark Foster Gage

The 64th floor features a sky-lobby with exclusive retail stores, a 2-story high ballroom for events, and a 4-star restaurant all of which have access to four massive cantilevered balconies that offer an awe- inspiring event and dining experience unique to the city of New York. Source by Mark Foster Gage.

102-story building
Image © Mark Foster Gage

The 102-storey tower, proposed in the heart of Manhattan, New York City, would feature a carved stone facade and eye-catching glimmers of bronze. Residents would also be treated to sweeping views of Central Park and the city skyline, and a number of balconies would frame particular features of the surrounding landscape.

102-story building
Image © Mark Foster Gage

Due to its splendour, the mammoth residential tower has been described as what might happen if “Michelangelo was brought back to life and commissioned to design a skyscraper.” Gage said: “In our office discussions we thought that such a significant luxury building deserved more than just being yet another glass or steel modernist box.” Source by Caters News Agency, London.

102-story building
Image © Mark Foster Gage

Location: 41 West 57th Street, New York City, USA
Architects: Mark Foster Gage Architects
Principal: Mark Foster Gage
Client: withheld per client request
Structure: concrete frame
Façade Materials: Limestone tinted Taktl© panels, hydroformed sheet bronze, brass extrustions
Sky lobby level: 64
Height in floors: 102
Height in feet: 1492
Residential Units: 91
Year: 2015
Images: Courtesy of Caters News Agency

 

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