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post updated October 31, 2022


HWKN Architecture News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

31 Oct 2022
Canada Water Dockside, Canada Water, Southwark, London, England, UK
Art-Invest Real Estate’s Canada Water Dockside Southwark
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Canada Water Dockside
Art-Invest Real Estate UK (Art-Invest) is pleased to reveal that HWKN Architecture (HWKN), led by Matthias Hollwich, as the designer for one of the three buildings at Canada Water Dockside, its 4.5-acre development that is set to become the commercial quarter at the heart of the wider Canada Water regeneration area.

22 Dec 2021
JAX 01, Al Diriyah Al Jadidah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
JAX 01 Exhibition Space Saudi Arabia by HWKN Architects
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JAX 01 Exhibition Space Saudi Arabia
JAX 01, the innovative exhibition space anchoring Saudi Arabia’s debut art biennial featuring works by 60+ participating artists, through March 11, 2022. Designed by this New York-based global architecture firm with Q Design and Craft as the executive architect, the 7,000-square-meter warehouse-turned-exhibition space of free-flowing interiors and exteriors behind a dynamic facade, promises to become a showpiece of its own.

14 Sep 2021
BrainFactory Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Design: HWKN
BrainFactory Bochum North Rhine-Westphalia by HWKN Architects
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BrainFactory Bochum
The New York architectural firm HWKN, has partnered with Landmarken, the prominent, Aachen-based developer, to create the next generation of the office. One of their new ‘Spirit’ prototypes BrainFactory Bochum opens in January 2023.

Apr 3, 2019
485 Marin in Jersey City, Jersey City, NJ, USA
485 Marin in Jersey City NJ  design by HWKN Architects
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485 Marin in Jersey City
Multi-family residential building transitioning between the nearby brownstone neighborhood Hamilton Park and the Newport, a dense section of the city that offers quick access to New York. Red brick ties the building to its context.

Sep 10, 2013
Steven Alan Portland, Oregon, USA
Steven Alan Portland Oregon Store interior
photo : Christian Columbres
Steven Alan Portland Store
Designed by Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) as a prototype for future Steven Alan locations in Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas, the Portland store imbues a local character to a modular design. Building on his reputation for scouting the most intriguing young designers, Steven Alan turned to Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) to envision a national expansion beyond the 20 existing retail locations in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Connecticut.

May 29, 2013
Fire Island Pines Pavilion, New York, USA
Design: Hollwich Kushner (HWKN)
Fire Island Building design by HWKN Architects
photo : Michael Moran/OTTO
Fire Island Pines Pavilion
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, so goes the Pavilion. The Fire Island Pines Pavilion, destroyed in 2011 by a devastating fire, is now near completion, once again giving the Pines community a central hub for culture and nightlife. The reincarnation of the legendary dance club is designed by New York-based Hollwich Kushner (HWKN) and developed by Blesso Properties.

Jan 23, 2013
Max – Micro Apartments, New York City, NY, USA
Max Micro Apartments New York
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Max Micro Apartments
Bloomberg Administration and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development launched adAPT NYC in 2012, a pilot program to develop a new model of housing to adapt to the City’s changing demographics.

Feb 14, 2012
Wendy Abroad : air-purifying structure, Abu Dhabi, UAE
P.S.1 Young Architects Program design by HWKN Architects
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Wendy Abroad Abu Dhabi
The Sheikha Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, announce the international installation of Wendy Abroad, the HWKN (Hollwich Kushner)-designed air-purifying structure, during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Wendy made her first appearance in New York City as the winner of the 2012 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program when she was previously on display during the summer Warm-Up concert series.

HWKN – Key Projects

Featured Buildings by HWKN Architecture, alphabetical:

Aging in Africa, Cote D’Ivoire
Aging in Africa
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Aging in Africa – May 10, 2010
Aging in Africa sets out to be the first age-valued community on the African continent where the elderly can maintain a meaningful and healthy lifestyle in a comfortable and safe environment. It is a retirement community for Catholic priests that are excluded from the traditional, family based, model of elder care in Cote D’Ivoire.

Fire Island Pines Pavilion Building, NY, USA
Fire Island Pines Pavilion New York
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Hard on the heels of a devastating fire last November, Fire Island Pines has unveiled dramatic and far-reaching plans for the rebuilding of the legendary Pavilion dance club, developed by FIP Ventures and designed by New York architects HWKN (Hollwich Kushner).

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York – MoMA PS1, YAP Building, USA
P.S.1 Young Architects Program
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P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center New York – Feb 14, 2012
New York based office HWKN (HollwichKushner) announced by The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 as winner of the annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York. As winners of the 13th edition of the program, HWKN will construct an outdoor summer installation at the PS1 courtyard in Long Island City. The winning proposal, known as ‘Wendy’, was selected from five finalists and will provide a setting for the popular Warm Up summer music series.

More buildings by HWKN online very soon

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ABOUT HWKN (HollwichKushner)
HWKN is a New York based architecture and design firm that specializes in architecture and branding. HWKN acts as incubator, location scout, producer, and developer, to ensure a project’s success.

The Manhattan architects firm’s work is a synthetic mix of progressive architectural concepts and pop culture that repurposes the best traditions of architecture for the contemporary client and their high-speed demands. HWKN’s work has been featured in The New York Times, Wallpaper*, Bauwelt, Architects Magazine, Dwell, Surface, Men’s Vogue, A+U, and many other publications.

The partners have lectured at TED_U, TED_X Atlanta, PICNIC in Amsterdam and many other locations on the topics of architecture and branding, aging and social media. In 2009 the firm cofounded Architizer.com – the largest and fastest growing platform for architects to show their work to the world.

Website: https://hwkn.com/

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SAR Academy, Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School, Jesselson Campus, 655 West 254th Street Riverdale, NY 10471, USA
Design: architects Esther Sperber and Hila Stern
SAR Academy, Modern Orthodox Jewish Day School in Bronx
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SAR Academy, Orthodox Jewish Day School

277 Fifth Avenue, NoMad, NYC
Architects: Rafael Viñoly
277 Fifth Avenue Luxury Condos NoMad New York City
rendering : THREE MARKS
277 Fifth Avenue Building

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