New York City articles

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Want to see life on Mars? Look to SEArch+'s prize-winning habitat concept for NASA

New York City – The American firm's first place proposal is a conceptual habitat for humans that could be 3D-printed from indigenous Martian material using autonomous robotics.

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TWA Hotel’s guestrooms express the past and present of America’s relationship with air travel

New York City – Designed by Stonehill Taylor, 512 guestrooms give Eero Saarinen’s TWA terminal a brand new function. 

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Technology brings nature to New York City in Studio Swine’s A/D/O exhibition

New York City – With Wave. Particle. Duplex. Alexander Groves and Azusa Murakami find a way to reconnect New Yorkers with nature – oddly enough, through technology.

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Seen the inside of a Saint Laurent store? Then you’ve already been in Celine’s new flagship

New York City – The new Celine flagship on Madison Avenue is nearly indiscernible from Hedi Slimane’s previous spatial iterations for other fashion houses. 

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This Fifth Avenue flagship clinic signals the impending makeover of American healthcare

New York City – Alda Ly Architecture’s interiors for Parsley Health’s first flagship in New York City represent the ethical shift happening in America’s healthcare system.

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Beyoncé’s mapping makers have designed a clinic – and yes, it’s flawless

New York City – Cactus unveils Lab100, the preventive clinic of the future – driven by AI. That being said, how can machine learning transform the patient experience?

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Something feels off about those fancy new marihuana dispensaries in the United States

As more American states legalize recreational cannabis, dispensaries are getting the luxury retail treatment. And there’s something wrong with that.

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There are more tattooed people than ever, and this parlour celebrates the stigma shift

New York City – To upend the traditional typology of tattoo studios, Bang Bang NYC’s new flagship interiors aesthetically parallel ink against skin.

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Nike’s House of Innovation 000 shows that big data does not equal loss of theatre

New York City – The brand’s new flagship on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan is a five-storey paean to frictionless commerce.

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Luxury retailers learn to relax in order to attract millennial consumers

From Tiffany & Co. to Gucci, high-end stores appeal to the next generation of well-heeled consumers by ditching the old codes of luxury retail.

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‘There’s a European snobbery towards Americans in terms of culture and creation’

Paris – Alexandre de Betak rewrote the fashion-show playbook. Now he wants to apply his rebellious approach to other fields.  

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Those eye-catching Portuguese soap bars have finally crossed the Atlantic

New York City – For Claus Porto’s first store overseas, Tacklebox Architecture turned a Manhattan store into a portal to Portugal.