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New Buildings We're Looking Forward to in 2017

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Source: Curbed

Reading architecture news often means interpreting and guessing about year’s-long construction projects and hype cycles, and seeing renderings and projects shift and morph over interminable construction timelines. But the wait can be worth it when long-awaited, potentially game-changing buildings finally strip away the scaffolding and open their doors. ...

Cornell Tech Campus (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Handel Architects: New York City, New York)

New York City may not have as many blockbuster skyscrapers going up this year (expected a lot more in 2018 and 2019), but this development on Roosevelt Island may prove to have just as much impact. The first phase of this large-scale, passive construction project, a huge leap forward for sustainable construction, is set to finish next summer.

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