Tadao Ando shares his design ambitions for 152 Elizabeth Street in New York

12 June of 2015 by

Tadao Ando’s first ever NYC building — the brutalist condo tower project 152 Elizabeth Street — is kicking into high gear with the release of new renderings, photos of the completed sales gallery, floorplans for the first residences coming on the market, the launch of a new website for the building, and the unveiling of a video interview with the Japanese master and the project’s interior designer, Michael Gabellini of Gabellini Sheppard Associates.Read on for more details we’ve received, and watch the video interview below.”For 152 Elizabeth Street, Ando harmoniously balances fundamental elements including water, metal, glass greenery and concrete. His inventive use of concrete, a material that’s ubiquitous in a majority of his projects, has become famous around the world.Part concrete, part jewel box, the building makes a strong yet quiet statement with a façade comprised of voluminous glass, burnished metal and flanked by poured in-place concrete and a living green



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