This international ideas competition challenges participants to design a NEW Hotel and Sky Garden Skyscraper in New York, USA. The design should create a new iconic skyscraper in the city of skyscrapers that is New York.
PROGRAM AND USES:
Design programs should include the following spaces: The proposal should include both design for the building and the Sky Garden within or at the top of the super structure.
Total Plot Size: Approximately 17-acre (9,616.39 m2)
SPACE ORGANISATION:The organisation of the required space will be left to participants but must incorporate the specified spaces in this brief such as the hotel with retail, offices, parking, restaurant and sky garden.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: There is no restriction in terms of size, program or space distribution, however the proposal must be within the specified plot and include any specified space in the program and uses section above.
It is the organiser's intention that participants are free to make the decision on the ratio, size, allocation and design layout of the Hotel and Sky Garden. The participants are free to distribute the required space for the Hotel as they see fit to allow their ideas to shine through.
However exciting and challenging the creative opportunity presented with such loose parameters, it is important that proposals include the specified spaces in the brief. Participants are free to added other spaces to the program to fit in with today's architecture practice and social expectations or that of the future.