C3 401: Vessel and the Shed at Hudson Yards / Building the Social Capital in the Public Libraries / Palimpsest: Architectural Insertions, Continuity and Change / In Praise of Diversity – School Architecture Today
This instalment straddles a diverse range of topics and new projects. Near the northern end of the High Line Park, a section of overgrown and neglected land has been transformed into the hottest new place in New York. Vessel, designed by Heatherwick Studio, is now a prominent feature in the public gardens, while The Shed, a massive new arts centre by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, will become an adaptable and expandable cultural venue. Also in this issue, new public libraries by ALA Architects and Snøhetta + DIALOG, a feature on architectural insertions, with projects by Herzog & de Meuron and BAAS Arquitectura, and trending school architecture around the world.