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11/10/16

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3 Major Projects That Will Change the Fabric of New York City

Cornell Tech campus on New York City's Roosevelt Island. Image © SOM | Kilograph

Source: Fast Company Co.Design

At the 2016 Fast Company Innovation Festival, we got a glimpse behind three major projects that may, over the next decade, transform the face of the city...

Built over an operational rail yard, Hudson Yards is its own neighborhood, both in size and by design: 28 acres of skyscrapers, mixed-used buildings, and public space...

Finally, on a sliver of an island in the East River between Midtown Manhattan and Queens, another major project is quietly taking shape: the new $2 billion Cornell Tech Campus. Innovation Festival attendees explored the construction site, which is being designed by a group of architects including Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Field Operations, Weiss/Manfredi Architecture, Handel Architects, Morphosis, and more.

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