A first look inside Zaha Hadid nearly completed 520 West 28th residential building in New York has been revealed, designed wholly by the recently deceased Iraqi-born architect.
Two different units (20 and 12) of the building has been revealed, including a 4500 square feet, four-bedroom home, with views of the High Line and Empire State Building. The furniture and decor was commissioned to New York-based designer Jennifer Post. The $15m apartments presents a dynamic palette, with white and muted shades paired with pops of color from the various pieces of contemporary art placed around the space.
“I am usually the creative visionary behind both the architecture and the interior design of a space,” said Post. “Here, I am respectfully creating a vision that coexists with the vision of one of architecture’s greatest minds. This prompted me to really consider every move, every decision in a different, special way.”
Additionally, a smaller 1700 square feet unit has also been unveiled, designed by West Chin, principal of West Chin Architects. Chin who brought an interpretation of minimalistic functionality to his well-known, modern style of design to the $4.9m residence.
Hadid’s 11 storey development which is situated along the High Line in West Chelsea has 21 interlacted levels and featured 39 residences, ranging from two-to-five bedroom apartments. The Triplex penthouse costs $50 million. The building is currently in the final stages of construction, with completion date set for June 2017.
The building is developed by Related Companies – a privately owned real estate firm in the United States.
Zaha Hadid Architects is also nearing completion on its Beijing tower, whose atrium is set to beat Burj Al Arab as the world’s tallest.