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WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST BUILDING - 300 West 57th Street , New York, NY 

 

 

  • Designed by Foster & Partners - London
  • The structural framing is known as a diagrid
  • Building Height - 597'
  • 42 Stories 
  • World Headquarters for the Hearst Corporation
  • The building was constructed with 80% recycled steel
  • Earned a gold designation from the US Green Building Council’s LEED certification program
  • Maximization of natural light and fresh air throughout interior spaces
  • Rainwater collection system
  • The original cast stone facade from 1928 was preserved in the new design
  • Designated as a landmark site
  • Included in the top 10 skyscrapers of 2006, (Emporis award) 

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