Metals in Construction Magazine’s Design Challenge Encourages Ideas for Office-to-Residential Redevelopment

It’s time for the yearly Design Challenge competition by Metals in Construction magazine, a publication of the Steel and Ornamental Metal Institutes of New York. The goal each year is to generate ideas about the role of architecture in helping to solve social problems. This year the challenge with a $15,000 grand prize is to redevelop a New York City office tower for market-rate housing.

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30 India Street’s Foundations Near Street Level in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Foundations are approaching street level at 30 India Street, the site of a six-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by JWC Architect Engineer and developed by Miriam and Ken Chan of 32 Tower LLC, which purchased the property for $7.15 million in 2006, the 67-foot-tall structure will yield 52 rental apartments spread across 42,500 square feet, as well as 3,500 square feet of commercial space and 850 square feet of community facility space. Titan Realty & Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of India and West Streets.

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Ground breaking ceremony for the Neuroscience Research Complex on the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) campus [From left to right: CSHL Chair Marilyn Simons, CSHL President & CEO Bruce Stillman, New York Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado, Empire State Development Chair Kevin Law, and New York State Senator James Gaughran]

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s $57M Neuroscience Research Complex Breaks Ground on Long Island

Construction has broken ground on a new seven-acre Neuroscience Research Complex at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Cold Spring Harbor, a small waterfront hamlet in Suffolk County, Long Island. The complex will add three new buildings and more than 36,000 square feet of labs and research facilities to the campus, which conducts research on developmental neurological disorders like autism and neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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