YIMBY: Office And Retail Conversion Slated For Bushwick Warehouse, 455 Jefferson Street by Admin Leeser

The East Williamsburg-Bushwick industrial zone is slowly transitioning from a no man’s land around the heavily polluted Newtown Creek to a mixed-use neighborhood complete with hotels,nightclubs and retail. Near the Jefferson Street L stop, the Bushwick Collective mural project has hastened gentrification by beautifying several barren blocks with the work of dozens of street artists. So it’s no surprise that a hulking six-story factory nearby at 455 Jefferson Street may become offices and retail...read more at YIMBY >>

 

PERSPECTIVE: LEESER Architecture Completes EM QUARTIER in Bangkok by Admin Leeser

Honoured with the 2014 Asia Pacific International Property Award for Best Commercial Architectural Design, the mall evokes a synthesis of beauty and unpredictability that can be linked both to nature and urbanism. Based loosely on a spiral form, the buildings alter this traditional shape with floor plates being shifted so they do not align with the floors above. This maneuvering allows for garden terraces that blur the lines between inside and out. To continue this illusion, ample amounts of glass have been incorporated into the soft curves between the buildings. read more at Perspective >>

 

INHABITAT: 60 Water's spectacular roof deck... by Admin Leeser

If you're scrambling to find the perfect waterfront spot to watch tomorrow night's July 4th Spectacular, perhaps you should think about leasing a new apartment at 60 Water Street in DUMBO. Two Trees recently unveiled the rooftop deck of its Ismael Leyva- and LEESER Architect-designed apartment building, and with its lofty perch overlooking Brooklyn Bridge Park and the East River, it looks like the perfect fireworks viewing venue. read more at INHABITAT >>

 

DESIGN BOOM: leeser architecture combines nature + urbanism with luxury shopping mall in bangkok by Admin Leeser

Bangkok has a new addition to their array of luxury shopping malls across the city with EM Quartier by New York based firm Leeser Architecture. The expansive retail complex is an accumulation of three new buildings with one being a renovation, all of which consisting of a diverse variety of mixed-use retail space, dining and entertainment. read more at DesignBoom >>