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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Luxury Deals Soar in Dubai; Model Units Go Neutral
Dubai’s luxury real estate market is on the rebound.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five Cultural Events To Attend From Home
Here are five handpicked art and cultural events for your viewing, listening, and tasting pleasure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.