Building

Welcome to LX Collection

A new class of luxury condominiums is climbing skyward. These buildings are reshaping our skylines, transforming neighborhoods, and forever altering the landscape of architecture and design.

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London Sees U.K.’s Second-Priciest 2020 Sale; Upper East Side Penthouse in Contract

The penthouse of 1 Grosvenor Square, London’s former U.S. Embassy building, has sold for 140 million pounds ($185.5 million).

Building

The Newest Entry on the Luxury Market: Timber Buildings

This newly fashionable building material for residential construction across the country has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, cut construction costs, and still have aesthetic appeal.

Architecture

SOM, Long Known for Sustainability, Looks Toward the Future

With a focus on urban planning, technical agility, and sustainability, SOM has been a leader in the field since the firm was established in 1939, responsible for shaping the layout and landscape of many cities.

Lifestyle

Virtual Urbanism Events Kick Off; Brooklyn Supertall Rises

Open House, the yearly festival that offers unparalleled access to developments in the world of architecture, is adding to its virtual offerings with a two-day online event, to be held Nov. 14 and 15.

Places

London: Where Ambitious New Development Gives Buyers Endless Options

London—the UK's capital—is where past and present collide spectacularly. Roman temples and amphitheaters lie beneath its streets, while luxury high-rises tower above.

Amenities

David Adjaye Teams Up With Aston Martin; New Foster + Partners Design Unveiled

The David Adjaye-Aston Martin collaboration includes five fully furnished residences on the building’s 59th and 60th floors that showcase handcrafted decor and furniture from the Aston Martin Home collection.

Architecture

Architect Dan Hogman on Sketching Urban Life

Architect, artist, and photographer Dan Hogman creates lively sketches of urban life in cities all over the world.

Lifestyle

Five Must-Read New Books on Cities and Design

Our homes, now more than ever, serve as repositories of inspiration and safe havens we intricately assemble. These books—from style guides and design roadmaps to an all-encompassing urban history—can be catalysts for creating unique spaces. 

Building

New Robert A.M. Stern Project on the Market; Italy’s Contemporary Art Fair Goes Virtual

Robert A.M. Stern's next New York project has hit the market.

Places

Bankside Yards Brings New Offerings to One of London’s Oldest Districts

Something is stirring on Bankside, the district that runs on the south side of the Thames between Blackfriars Bridge and London Bridge. 

Lifestyle

Exploring Miami’s Maritime-Inspired Condominiums

Between the miles of sandy beaches, the sparkling azure waters of the Atlantic Ocean or Biscayne Bay, the sailing regattas and yacht shows, and the pristinely landscaped pools, the year-round waterfront-retreat atmosphere of Miami beckons to an international elite.

Building

Luxury Deals Soar in Dubai; Model Units Go Neutral

Dubai’s luxury real estate market is on the rebound.

People

Jeffrey Beers, Prolific Designer, on Pushing Boundaries in New York

Jeffrey Beers has helmed his namesake architecture, design, and planning studio since 1986, shaping it into one of the most sought-after firms for hospitality and residential work today.

Design

Creating a Backdrop for an Art Collection

Designers Amy Lau and Gary Hutton on the finesse and humility required to design living spaces for art collectors.

Building

One Manhattan Square Reveals Garden; London Super-Prime Sales Skyrocket

A 5,956-square-foot duplex penthouse at 25 Park Row has gone into contract for $25 million, making it the second-priciest residence to enter contract in New York City last week.

Places

Seven Sites to Visit Virtually at Open House New York

For nearly two decades, Open House New York has granted access to some of the city’s best architecture and urban spaces in one October weekend, and the adventure isn’t stopping now.

Places

What To Know Before Investing in London Property

LX Collection speaks to Luther Yeates, senior finance broker for Clifton Private Finance, who specializes in UK property finance for non-British buyers.

Places

City of Tomorrow Summit Goes Virtual; Luxury Real Estate Takes Off in Sydney

Architects, planners, policy makers, developers, designers, and others whose visions give shape to cities across the globe will convene virtually next week for the fourth annual City of Tomorrow summit.

People

Architect and Filmmaker Isay Weinfeld Has a Unique Creative Vocabulary

Isay Weinfeld is both an architect and a filmmaker—an unlikely combination that lends itself to a new creative vocabulary.

Building

Manhattan Market Makes Strong Showing; Fort Lauderdale Condos Sell

A luxury condo project on the outskirts of Fort Lauderdale has sold 10 percent of its 105 condos in a month of pre-sales.

Places

The Thames-Side Art Gallery At the Center of a New London District

A beautiful mermaid stretches into the sky by the Thames at North Greenwich. It wouldn't be surprising if the maritime-themed sculpture had been here since Greenwich's naval days, but in fact it's the work of Britpop bad boy Damien Hirst.

Building

New Views of 130 William; New Design for Japan’s Tallest Tower

Sir David Adjaye’s 66-story Financial District residential building, 130 William, is taking shape.

Culture

Five Cultural Events To Attend From Home

Here are five handpicked art and cultural events for your viewing, listening, and tasting pleasure.

Design

Innovative Condominium Design Is Changing How We Live

From environmental design to smart technology, condominiums are unlocking new construction's potential to create sustainable urban living.

Places

Why Cities Are at the Forefront of How We Live Today

Ask yourself: When is a city “finished”? Many would argue that a city is never finished—and perhaps that’s the point.

Design

New Developments Are Taking Amenities to New Heights

Today’s new residential developments offer a stunning array of amenities tailored to the ever-evolving lifestyles of their residents.

Building

The Condominium Boom Is Transforming City Living

Over the last 20 years, migration to metropolitan areas has sparked an international building boom that’s transforming the nature of urban living. 

Architecture

High Design Elevates City Living to an Art Form

New luxury condominium towers by the world’s foremost designers are leading an international architectural renaissance.

Culture

Art Basel Goes Online; New York’s Pied-à-Terre Tax

Art Basel, the global fine art fair that was scheduled for this weekend in its namesake Swiss city, is instead taking place online.

Architecture

Architect David Adjaye Is Still Testing His Creative Boundaries

For Sir David Adjaye OBE, sustainability is not just a buzzword. “[It] is not just material use or energy use...it is lifestyle,” writes the architect in his firm’s portfolio regarding his design approach. Indeed, in addition to his multifaceted approach to building structures, it’s not difficult to figure out why Sir David Adjaye is one of the most celebrated living architects of our time.

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