A New York Landmark Updated By Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, whose maximum revolutionary perform has been directed towards transient housing for catastrophe victims, may be leaving a everlasting mark on a landmark New York City building. The 132-yr-old Cast Iron Home, a downtown Manhattan constructing with a breathtakingly ornate cast iron facade, will soon have a pair of decadently expansive penthouses designed through Ban sitting atop the authentic 6-story structure?An addition so impressive and visually harmonious that New York?S famously finicky Landmarks Preservation Commission authorised the design and fashion immediately. Living in a Ban space has it?S price, even though: the penthouses, generously infused with the architect?S bespoke white lacquer indoors info, are set to head on the marketplace this spring for a smooth $12-15 million.
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