Revealing MODU + Eric Forman Studio’s 2020 Times Square Valentine Heart

"Heart Squared" wins the 12th annual public art installation competition

Set in front of Father Duffy Square’s iconic Red Steps, Times Square‘s Valentine Heart public art installation appears year after year from 30 January through 28 February. For the 12th annual installation, selected through the Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, MODU Architecture and Eric Forman Studio‘s winning design will come to life. Known as “Heart Squared,” the multi-dimensional, mixed material work will celebrate love …

Helpern Architects-Designed AC Hotel, Times Square

Inside the first NYC property for the European-inspired brand

An iconic building does more than make a statement of its own; it anchors a block or neighborhood and converses with structures around it. Such is the case with Renzo Piano‘s New York Times building, a towering masterwork in midtown Manhattan. But now, where there was once nothing more than a five-story parking garage, rises the AC Hotel New York Times Square. Designed by Helpern …

Making Miniatures Fly at Gulliver’s Gate

We talk to Adrian Davies, head of model-making, about the 2,200 square foot airport they’re building

In order to get a New York City resident into the heart of Times Square, the attraction must be one of pure magnificence. That’s exactly what we found with Gulliver’s Gate, a massive world of miniatures unlike any other. This isn’t a novelty experience; rather, it’s a technologically impressive, immersive universe that reconstructs global subjects in detail. New York City itself plays an inspiration, but …