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Native studio Hill West Architects has accomplished the sail-shaped Olympia Dumbo residential skyscraper in Brooklyn, which has a design knowledgeable by the commercial heritage of the borough.

Positioned alongside the Brooklyn Bridge in Dumbo, the Olympia Dumbo tower rises 401 toes tall (122 metres) and has 33 storeys. It has a wedge-shaped type and sits on high of an angular podium.

Hill West Architects have accomplished a sail-shaped condo constructing in Brooklyn

Hill West Architects labored with developer Fortis Property Group and design studio Workstead on the challenge, which was knowledgeable by Dumbo’s industrial heritage.

“The constructing’s pre-cast concrete podium options substantial vertical components impressed by the Brooklyn Bridge abutments and Dumbo’s historic buildings, whereas the glass and steel tower supplies a holistic reference with its sail-like type,” Hill West Architects founding associate Stephen Hill advised Dezeen.

Olympia DUMBO Brooklyn
It rises 33 storeys alongside the Brooklyn Bridge

“The tower tapers and twists because it grows increased, with the balconies projecting from every story to create an offset sample and focus the view. As the sunshine displays the floor from totally different angles, the constructing comes alive in a approach that enhances the tones and textures of the neighbourhood.”

The constructing’s “fan-shaped” base displays the curve of a close-by off-ramp at its again. The alternative facet steps again from the road and holds the principle entrance.

Olympia DUMBO building
Its facade is clad in precast concrete panels

The whole lot of the constructing is clad in precast concrete panels interspersed with slim home windows.

The constructing’s higher quantity is wedge-shaped. Its curved facet regularly steps again because it reaches the highest, permitting for every flooring to have a personal terrace. Imaginative and prescient glass window partitions cowl its expanse and create a rhythm in sync with the environment, in line with the group.

The 76 residences are one to five-bedroom flats, with 38,000 sq. toes (3,530 sq. metres) of indoor and out of doors facilities, together with New York Metropolis’s “highest” personal tennis court docket, a bowling alley and a pet spa.

Interiors by Workstead embrace mild ash wooden flooring, maple cabinetry, stone slab backsplashes and satin nickel {hardware}.

Olympia DUMBO in Brooklyn
A light-weight palette was used for inside finishes

“Workstead conceived the inside design to uniquely reference the story of New York Harbor with a subdued, natural palette, reinterpreting Hill West’s facade all through the interiors,” stated the group.

In accordance with the group, the constructing has a number of the costliest flats in Brooklyn.

Olympia Dumbo marks the continuation of high-rise growth all through Brooklyn, with the Brooklyn Tower, the borough’s first supertall, having been accomplished in 2023 and a pair of stacked towers accomplished in 2022 alongside the Greenpoint waterfront.

The images is by Pavel Bendov until in any other case famous


Undertaking credit:

Architect: Hill West Architects
Interiors: Workstead
Panorama architect: MPFP
Developer: Fortis Property Group
Development administration: UA

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