Designs for an exciting new waterfront office development in Red Hook, Brooklyn by Foster + Partners have been revealed. The mixed-use complex – located on a former industrial site – seeks to build on the growing presence of technology companies in the borough, with more than 600,000 square feet (55,700 m2) of offices and 23,000 square feet (2,100 m2) of retail and restaurants. The building features flexible, open floorplates of up to 100,000-square-feet (9,300 m2), that are ideal for new, innovative ways of working that characterise the burgeoning creative and tech sector in New York.
Located alongside a unique waterfront location, the Red Hook complex will revitalise the area, creating a new public esplanade that connects to the Brooklyn Greenway and the natural surroundings of the site. The four-storey, timber-framed building also features a central courtyard and rooftop terraces above the offices, and is surrounded by water on three sides, offering unmatched views of New York Harbour and the Statue of Liberty. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer.