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New Jersey’s tallest building by HWKN and Handel Architects

Architecture | March 21, 2014 |

SkyscraperImage courtesy of Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) + Handel Architects

New Jersey’s tallest building by HWKN and Handel Architects

Construction is now underway on a 222-metre skyscraper by New York studios HWKN and Handel Architects that is set to become the tallest building in the state of New Jersey.

skyscraperImage courtesy of Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) + Handel Architects

Named Journal Squared, the residential development will be located in the Journal Square district of Jersey City, adjacent to the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rail station that links the city with Manhattan. Designed as a collaboration between HWKN and Handel Architects, the development will accommodate 1840 apartments within a cluster of three pointed towers, each clad externally with metal panels.

skyscraperImage courtesy of Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) + Handel Architects

The 222-metre structure will rise up at the front of the site and will be accompanied by towers of 193 and 175 metres, making it visible from the New Jersey Turnpike and from New York across the water. The base of the towers are designed to break down into smaller volumes to relate to the scale of surrounding buildings, offering a series of ground-floor restaurants and shops.

more.  http://hwkn.com/ | http://handelarch.com/

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