Vessel (C3 no.401)


Heatherwick Studio

C3 no.401 / pp.20-35 (16 pages)



Vessel _ Heatherwick Studio

New York, USA, 2019

Vessel is a new type of public landmark – a 16-storey circular climbing frame, with 2465 steps, 80 landings and views across the Hudson River and Manhattan. It is the central feature of the main public square in the Hudson Yards development, one of the largest real estate projects in American history, which is transforming a former rail yard in Manhattan’s Upper West Side into a completely new neighborhood, with more than five acres of new public spaces and gardens. […]