130 William, New York
Adjaye Associates 


Located in the Lower Manhattan financial district, near Tribeca and South Street Seaport, 130 William will rise 240 meters tall, making a bold architectural statement and a unique addition to Manhattan’s iconic skyline. The mixed-use high-rise is designed as a vertical city, complementing the residential spaces with retail and amenities – from health club to movie theater –, while a new public park at the base creates a transition area from the street to the residences. With this broad program the project expands on the studies of density in cities and seeks redefining life in vertical neighborhoods.

One of the most distinctive features of the building is its custom hand-cast façade, which departs from the typical commercial feel of glass and embraces New York’s history of masonry architecture. The textured façade gives way to smooth and delicately crafted details, which all come together with refined bronze detailing. Drawing inspiration from the beloved lofts that once populated the area, the large-scale arched windows bring in light into the dwellings, offer unprecedented views over the island, and open up on the top floors to large loggia terraces that wrap the residences from end to end...[+]


Cliente Client
Lightstone

Arquitectos Architects
Adjaye Associates, Hill West Architects (arquitecto local local architect)

Paisajistas Landscape architect
William Weintraub Diaz

Estructura Structure
McNamara Salvia

Instalaciones Mechanical engineer 
Ventrop EGC

Ingeniería civil Civil engineer
AKRF Engineering PC

Ingeniería eléctricaElectrical engineer 
AKRF Engineering PC

Consultores Consultants
Gilsanz Murray Steficek LLP (envolvente envelope), Brian Orter Lighting, Design BOLD (iluminación lighting)

Dirección de obraConstruction Manager 
Gilbane 

SuperficieFloor area
41.500m²

Imágenes Images
Binyan Studios/Lightstone

Fotos Photos
Chris Coe; Dror Baldinger; Ivane Katamashvili; Michael Kleinberg; James Wang