Architecture landscape in NYC just got more beautiful! Just steps from new york’s elegant fifth avenue, construction work has finally begun on jean nouvel’s much-anticipated 53W53 skyscraper. Soaring above the MOMA museum NYC, the primarily residential tower will climb to a total height of 1,050 feet (320 meters), comparable in terms of scale to the art-deco influenced chrysler building!

An architecture landscape for the residential tower will climb to a total height of 1,050 feet

An architecture landscape for the residential tower will climb to a total height of 1,050 feet

The building boasts a striking façade, with multiple tapered surfaces creating a distinctive silhouette as part of the rapidly changing New York architecture landscape. the exposed structural system, referred to as the ‘diagrid’, offers the tower an angular rhythm that remains evident within each of the scheme’s 139 private apartments.

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the project’s interior spaces have been designed by thierry despont

the façade’s angular rhythm remains evident within each of the 139 private apartments

In Jean Nouvel architecture portfolio, interior spaces are very important, and this 53W53 skyscraper  have been designed by architect Thierry Despont, who has previously completed a number of similarly high profile schemes. Each of the 53W53 skyscraper residences, which range from one-bedroom homes to duplex penthouses, incorporates integrated lighting designs and fully bespoke kitchens and bathrooms, as well as furniture-grade mahogany doors with custom designed bronze hardware. individual units are available starting at $3 million USD.

luxury bathrooms overlook the city skyline

a vertical garden designed by patrick blanc overlooks a 65-foot lap pool

 

the on-site wellness center

Residents of 53W53 skyscraper will receive title to a unique benefactor W53 membership at MoMA museum NYC, as well as a host of other luxury amenities. 24 hour doormen and concierge services are provided, alongside the opportunity for formal dining in a lounge overlooking central park. a wellness center includes saunas and steam rooms, while a vertical garden designed by patrick blanc overlooks a 65-foot lap pool. Other amenities include: a children’s playroom, a wine tasting area, a golf simulator, a lobby library with fireplace, and a pet walking service.  A targeted completion date for 53W53 has been set for 2018.

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a lobby library with fireplace is also provided

an intimate area for wine tasting

a targeted completion date for 53W53 has been set for 2018

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