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Featured Buildings Involving FXFOWLE Architects

35XV Residences

35XV Residences, New York City

The first six stories of 35XV Residences feature a granite base containing a high school, while the upper residential portion is aluminum-clad with offset glass.

Allianz Tower

Allianz Tower, Istanbul

The Allianz Tower is Turkey’s first LEED Platinum tower and the project brings together a sculptural massing rooted in place and a solar-responsive skin alluding to Islamic tradition.

Eleven Times Square

Eleven Times Square, New York City

Eleven Times Square attempts to make a more sustainable model for an urban building.

The New York Times Building

The New York Times Building, New York City

The New York Times Building is a 1.5-million-SF, 52-story building on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan, anchoring the west side of the redevelopment of Times Square.

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About FXFOWLE Architects

Founded over 35 years ago, the practice of FXFOWLE Architects encompasses architecture, interior design, planning and urban development. With offices in New York and Washington DC, the firm is committed to innovative design inspired by urbanism, technology and sustainable strategies.

FXFOWLE's award-winning portfolio of projects spans the globe and addresses a range of scales and typologies. The firm's design process is an interactive and collaborative one, promoting open communication facilitated by effective leadership. Throughout the design process, clients are engaged and informed in making decisions in order to reach consensus and move projects forward to successful completion.

The basis of FXFOWLE's work is a collective, rigorous exploration of fit and form, driven by ideas about function, place, the form-making process and the role of design in human settlement.

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FXFOWLE Architects Connected Global News

Permits Filed for Office Tower in New York’s Downtown Brooklyn

Permits Filed for Office Tower in New York’s Downtown Brooklyn

25 Sep 2017, New York City – After several design iterations, work is finally set to begin on a new office…

888 Boylston Street Completes in Boston

888 Boylston Street Completes in Boston

3 Feb 2017, Boston – As the last development site within the Prudential Center complex, the recently completed…

Construction Work Underway on Fubon Fuzhou Financial Center

Construction Work Underway on Fubon Fuzhou Financial Center

27 Jan 2017, Fuzhou – Construction is underway for the Fubon Fuzhou Financial Center in Fuzhou, China. The new…

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FXFOWLE Architects Connected Global News

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Permits Filed for Office Tower in New York’s Downtown Brooklyn
25 Sep 2017 – New York City, United States
After several design iterations, work is finally set to begin on a new office tower at 420 Albee Square, in Downtown Brooklyn. The tower will now rise 36 floors and 495…
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888 Boylston Street Completes in Boston
3 Feb 2017 – Boston, United States
As the last development site within the Prudential Center complex, the recently completed 71-meter 888 Boylston Street creates a new front door to one of the world’s most…
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Construction Work Underway on Fubon Fuzhou Financial Center
27 Jan 2017 – Fuzhou, China
Construction is underway for the Fubon Fuzhou Financial Center in Fuzhou, China. The new, 29-story corporate building is set for a site along the Minjiang River in the…
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Details Emerge on 77 Greenwich Street in New York City
2 Dec 2016 – New York City, United States
As the 152-meter tower at 42 Trinity Place in the Financial District of New York City readies for its forthcoming transformation into a mixed-use building, renamed 77…
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Renderings Revealed of Crossing at Jamaica Station in New York
11 Oct 2016 – New York City, United States
New renderings have emerged for a massive residential development in Jamaica, Queens. The project is being built at the intersection of Sutphin Boulevard and Archer…
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Construction Begins On New York City’s 3 Hudson Boulevard, Even Without Anchor Tenant
11 May 2016 – New York City, United States
A developer has decided to proceed with construction on 3 Hudson Boulevard, even without an anchor tenant in place. Work has already begun on the foundation of the 66-…
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1N4th Joins the Waterfront Residential Boom in New York City
24 Dec 2014 – New York City, United States
Construction has topped out on 1N4th, the newest luxury tower along the East River in Williamsburg, soaring 41 stories with 509 rental residences. Leasing has begun and…
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FXFOWLE Selected to Design 28-Story Tower in Fuzhou
3 Dec 2014 – Fuzhou, China
FXFOWLE has been selected to design a new 28-story corporate tower. The design is responsive to Fuzhou's natural landscape – the bending of the adjacent Minjiang River…
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Design Updates Revealed for Tower at New York City’s 250 Ashland Place
16 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
Design updates have been released for 250 Ashland, a 52-story mixed-income tower soon to rise in downtown Brooklyn. New images depict the building’s south façade, as it…
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Ground Loan Secured for 3 Hudson Boulevard
30 Jun 2014 – New York City, United States
A recent report indicates that 3 Hudson Boulevard has secured a ground loan, which means that construction is imminent for the soon-to-be supertall tower in New York City…
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Renderings Released for Hudson Boulevard Tower
29 Jan 2014 – New York, United States
Newly developed Hudson Blvd. now has another tower to illustrate the transformation of Hudson Yards. Developer Moinian Group released new renderings for the Dan Kaplan (…
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Plans Unveiled for UN Office Tower
20 Sep 2013 – New York City, United States
Plans have been unveiled for a United Nations skyscraper designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Fumihiko Maki. The tower was designed to consolidate the UN's scattered…
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FXFOWLE Tower Includes High-School Space
26 Aug 2013 – New York City, United States
FXFOWLE Architects has been hired to design a cantilevered glass and granite building, which rises at an angle toward the sky for developer Alchemy Properties. The…
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Hudson Yards Heavyweight Provides Insights into the Development Process
14 Aug 2013 – New York City, United States
June marked the announcement of 3 Hudson Boulevard, the 1,000-foot (304-foot) tower developed by the Moinian Group. The Commercial Observer interviewed Moinian Group Vice…
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Hudson Yards Tower to Ask Above Market Rents
12 Jun 2013 – New York City, United States
The Moinian Group has announced plans for 3 Hudson Boulevard, its 1.8 million-square foot mixed-use tower located on 11th Avenue in the growing Hudson Yards development.…

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FXFOWLE Architects at CTBUH

NYC YPC Continues Future of Construction Series

19 Jan 2017, Event Report – CTBUH New York Chapter, with the YPC and Akdo, hosted the second part in the Future…

CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

NYC YPC Summer Social

11 Aug 2016, Event Report – The Young Professionals Committee held their Summer Social event, hosted by FXFOWLE…

FXFOWLE Architects at CTBUH

NYC YPC Continues Future of Construction Series
19 Jan 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Chapter, with the YPC and Akdo, hosted the second part in the Future of Construction lecture series, titled “Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World.”
CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
NYC YPC Summer Social
11 Aug 2016, New York City – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee held their Summer Social event, hosted by FXFOWLE Architects in Manhattan, and met some of the people behind the 3 Hudson Boulevard development.
Eleven Times Square Office Building Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Eleven Times Square Office Building which was the last building to be developed as part of the 42nd Street Development
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Silver Sponsor
26-30 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Sponsor
After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many countries lasting several years, numerous cities are again resurgent.
CTBUH 2008 Dubai Conference Silver Sponsor
3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai – Conference Sponsor
The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.
CTBUH 2nd Annual Awards Dinner Bronze Sponsor
16 Oct 2003, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 2nd Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in S. R. Crown Hall, located on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus.

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Fatin Anlar

Fatin Anlar

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2015 – Present
New York City, United States

Jim Bushong

Jim Bushong

CTBUH Young Professionals Committee, New York City, 2016 – Present
New York City, United States

Sudhir Jambhekar

Sudhir Jambhekar

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014
New York City, United States

CTBUH Leaders at FXFOWLE Architects

Fatin Anlar

Fatin Anlar

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2015 – Present
New York City, United States

Jim Bushong

Jim Bushong

CTBUH Young Professionals Committee, New York City, 2016 – Present
New York City, United States

Sudhir Jambhekar

Sudhir Jambhekar

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014
New York City, United States

Daniel Kaplan

Daniel Kaplan

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
New York City, United States

David Wallance

David Wallance

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2015
New York City, United States

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CTBUH Resources Involving FXFOWLE Architects

Award Winners & Finalists

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues Q&A

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Christine Bruckner, M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan, FXFowle; Jay L. Berman, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects

Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Dan Kaplan, FXFOWLE

Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World

26 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
David Wallance, FXFOWLE

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ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World

8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III
Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind

Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Dan Kaplan, Ilana Judah & Daniel Piselli, FXFOWLE; Josephine Zurica, Dagher Engineering, PLLC

Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World

26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations
David Wallance, FXFOWLE; Jeffrey Raven, New York Institute of Technology; Jamy Bacchus, Iconergy

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Videos

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues Q&A
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Christine Bruckner, M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan, FXFowle; Jay L. Berman, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; David Pontarini, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Christine Bruckner of M Moser Associates; Dan Kaplan of FXFowle; Jay L. Berman of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and David Pontarini of Hariri Pontarini Architects answer questions at the end of 2016 China…
Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Dan Kaplan, FXFOWLE
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Dan Kaplan, FXFOWLE, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 7a: Urban Environmental Issues. A FXFOWLE lead team is near completion on a research grant funded by The New York State Energy Research…
Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; David Wallance, FXFOWLE
There is an urgent need for a transformation in the way we design and build our cities that will bring down costs, and that will attract people to live in dense transit-based urban neighborhoods. This presentation will explore a specific proposal for…
Interview: David Wallance
26 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; David Wallance, FXFOWLE
David Wallance of FXFOWLE is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. David discusses modular construction.
2015 New York Conference - Session 2d - Q&A
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues Thai; David Wallance, FXFOWLE; Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult
Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues Thai; David Wallance, FXFOWLE; and Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 2d: Construction Advances.
Human Scale in Vertical Urbanism
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Sudhir Jambhekar, FXFOWLE Architects
As global cities continue their horizontal sprawl, climate change bears down on our finite natural resources, and energy costs and population growth soar, it is imperative that we look to verticality in urban design to create dense, sustainable, and…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 10 - Q & A
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 10 Questions & Answers session with speakers Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; Sudhir Jambhekar, FXFOWLE Architects; and Vinda Dravid, Sterling Engineering.
Interview: Sudhir Jambhekar
17 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews; Senior Partner, FXFOWLE Architects
Wednesday 17th September 2014. Shanghai, China. Sudhir Jambhekar of FX Fowle Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower.
Beyond Tall Buildings
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Sudhir Jambhekar, Senior Partner, FX Fowle Architects, New York
The creation of architecture, particularly individual buildings, is about improving the built environment. However, it is equally important to think about infrastructure and public work as a critical component. The typologies benefit from good design…
Addressing India’s Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall
3 Mar 2008 – Presentation at CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Sudhir Jambhekar & Peter Weingarten, FX Fowle
Sudhir Jambhekar and Peter Weingarten, FXFowle, discussed Mumbai’s proposed 60-story world-class hotel, retail and residential tower (India Tower) to illustrate the inherent variableness of building within a developing economy at the CTBUH 8th World…

Papers/Research

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III; Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind
ASPECT: RATIOS is the outgrowth of a program developed by the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee in New York, beginning in 2016. The purpose of the lecture series, and of this special edition, is to showcase some of the exemplary work done by women…
Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Dan Kaplan, Ilana Judah & Daniel Piselli, FXFOWLE; Josephine Zurica, Dagher Engineering, PLLC
A FXFOWLE lead team is near completion on a research grant funded by The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to determine if the Passive House Standard can be implemented on a tall residential building in the megacity of New York…
Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World
26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations; David Wallance, FXFOWLE; Jeffrey Raven, New York Institute of Technology; Jamy Bacchus, Iconergy
There is an urgent need for a transformation in the way we design and build our cities that will bring down costs, and that will attract people to live in dense transit-based urban neighborhoods. A specific proposal for a new type of modular building…
Modern Tower, Ancient City: Ronesans Tower
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Dan Kaplan & Fatin Anlar, FXFOWLE; Stephen DeSimone, DeSimone Consulting Engineers
In this era of globalization, societies and cities struggle with the need to modernize and remain competitive against the desire to show deference to historical context. This paper will present a Case Study on Renaissance Tower (Ronesans Tower) in…
The Resilient Urban Skyscraper as Refuge
Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Ilana Judah, FXFOWLE; Fiona Cousins, Arup
This paper investigates the role of the Urban Skyscraper with respect to climate change resilience. Large urban centers are now experiencing the consequences of climate change, and are facing colossal social and economic impacts. As buildings that…
Human Scale in Vertical Urbanism
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Sudhir Jambhekar & Edward Mayer, FXFOWLE Architects
As global cities continue their horizontal sprawl, climate change bears down on our finite natural resources, and energy costs and population growth soar, it is imperative that we look to verticality in urban design to create dense, sustainable, and…
Addressing India’s Local Concerns With A Sustainable Approach To Building Tall
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Sudhir Jambhekar & Pete Weingarten, Fox & Fowle Architects
In developing countries, places where builders are routinely confronted with challenges inherent to poor infrastructure, obstacles effecting constructability, and a lack of political will and state resources, the sustainable tall building provides a…
Sustainable Design in High-Rise Residential
Aug 2007 – CTBUH Journal, Summer 2007; Dan Kaplan, FX Fowle Architects, PC
Major cities and metropolitan areas across the United States have been witnessing a renaissance in urban development. According to the report, Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2006, issued by the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP last…

FXFOWLE Architects Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 8 Completed3 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed2 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 9 Years
Most Common Function office, 5 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 7 Buildings
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