The high-rise proposed by ODA, the New York practice of Eran Chen, incorporates a sculptural void with irregular openings giving views of the sea, mountains, and the city of Seattle. Designed for the real estate firm Crescent Heights, the 361-meter-tall mixed-use building contains 1,080 residential units on the higher floors, above offices and retail. Exploring new forms of social interaction among occupants of a skyscraper, the scheme presents a stepped cavity decked with furniture and plants, in the manner of a hanging garden.
analyzes in each issue a theme related to a city, a country, a tendency or an
architect, with articles by leading specialists complemented by commentary on works
and projects illustrated in detail. Published bilingually, with Spanish and English
texts placed side by side.
covers current topics, taking stock of recent trends in set sections: cover story,
works and projects, art and culture, books, technique and innovation. From 2013
on, monthly and bilingual, with Spanish and English texts printed side by side.
is the third member of the AV family: a bilingual publication essentially focussed
on design projects (with special attention on competitions and construction details),
heretofore only laterally dealt with in the other two magazines.