SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
New direction for New York Public Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) has abandoned the Foster + Partners-designed renovation of its Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, it has been announced. The NYPL now intends to ‘take a look with fresh eyes and see if there is a way to improve the plans and to stay on budget’.

The original plans proposed by Foster + Partners suggested replacing the existing book stacks under the main reading room at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building with a new lending library, to be paid for with $150m of funding from New York City and through the sale of the Mid-Manhattan Library and the Science, Industry and Business Library in the former B. Altman Building.

A statement from NYPL President Tony Marx indicates that the institution now plans to renovate the Mid-Manhattan Library at its current site. The full statement from Marx can be found here.

IN BRIEF
Friday 09 May 2014
Robert A.M. Stern Architects issues 2015 RAMSA travel fellowship: call for proposals
Wed 28 Jan 2015
First 21st Century Pavilion to debut at the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015
Wed 28 Jan 2015
RHWL joins Aedas
Wed 28 Jan 2015
St George welcomes NAWIC to Battersea Reach
Fri 23 Jan 2015
Architecture for Humanity files for bankruptcy
Wed 21 Jan 2015
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners announced their new office, releasing the film ’The Leadenhall Building’
Wed 21 Jan 2015
HOK Completes acquisition of 360 Architecture
Thu 15 Jan 2015
Broadway Malyan celebrates first built project in the Americas
Thu 15 Jan 2015