Elevating Utilitarian Buildings



The New York City Department of Sanitation’s new garage-and-salt-shed complex has opened in Hudson Square, on the northern edge of TriBeca. It is a great example of designers elevating utilitarian buildings in a way that honors the area’s historic industrial character, similar to RODE’s project with New York City EDC to develop plans for an iconic high-tech concrete facility and separate recycling center that serves the community in a functional and aesthetic way.


Original article by Michael Kimmelman: http://nyti.ms/1TeGo5d

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