Heatherwick Studio's Vessel closes after third suicide death - architecture and design

Heatherwick Studio's Vessel closes after third suicide death



The 16-storey Vessel viewpoint designed by Heatherwick Studio for New York's Hudson Yards development has been temporarily closed after a man reportedly committed suicide by jumping from it.
According to the New York Times, a 21-year-old man named Franklin Washington jumped from the Vessel on Monday 11 January. It marks the third death by suicide at the 46-metre-high structure since it opened in 2019.
Related Companies, the developer of Hudson Yards, has closed the tourist attraction temporarily and said it would consult with psychiatrists and other experts about implementing suicide-prevention strategies.
Dezeen has approached Heatherwick Studio for comment.
Three deaths in two years
Washington, who was a person of interest in the murder of his mother in Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene at around 11.45am on Monday. Three weeks earlier, on 21 December 2020, a 24-year-old woman from New York also died after jumping from the the structure. The first death at the Vessel was of a 19-year-old man from New Jersey in February 2019, before the official opening.

Concerns had previously been raised that the barriers at the viewpoint are not very high and easily climbable. Writing in 2016, before Vessel had completed, Audrey Wachs of the Architects Newspaper warned: "when you build high, folks will jump".
Wachs wondered why the barriers on the structure were so low when high profile architects had been forced to retroactively install barriers over high points in buil...
_MFUENTENOTICIAS dezeen
_MURLDELAFUENTE http://www.dezeen.com/

--------------------------------
 
DISEÑO DE UNA CASA EN TERRENO INCLINADO - 1 Tutoriales de arquitectura.

Croxatto and Opazo Architects perches timber-clad cabins on coastal hillside in Chile

27-01-2021 21:46 - ( Architecture )


Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

Live talk on architecture, technology and nature with Dassault Systèmes | Design for Life | Dezeen

In this panel discussion hosted by Dezeen in collaboration with Dassault Systèmes, architect Arthur Mamou-Mani, Studio INI founder Nassia Inglessis and Exploration Architecture founder Michael Pawlyn will discuss how technology and nature feature in...
22-01-2021 21:44 - ( architecture TV )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

Lucerne School of Art and Design / EM2N

On the industrial site of the former monofilament manufacturer Viscosuisse and today?s Monosuisse AG in Emmenbru?cke, a new urban district, to be known as the Viscosistadt, will be developed in the near future. While preserving the diversity of the...
07-11-2016 21:47 - ( Architecture )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

240 St Georges Terrace, Perth

240 St Georges Terrace, Perth Building Project, Australia Architecture Photos 240 St Georges Terrace, Perth 6 Jan 2021 240 St Georges Terrace Design: Hames Sharley Location: Perth, Western Australia 240 St Georges Terrace is a premium grade...
27-01-2021 21:47 - ( Architecture )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

Floating Sauna, Tromsø Harbour

Floating Sauna, Tromsø Harbour, Tromsø Leisure Facility, Norwegian Timber Architecture Images Floating Sauna in Tromsø Harbour 27 Jan 2021 Floating Sauna at Tromsø Harbour Design: Skapa Architects Location: Tromsø Harbour, Troms county,...
27-01-2021 21:47 - ( Architecture )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

fluted concrete façade wraps PROMONTORIO’s egyptian ambassador residence in lisbon

the flutes are interrupted at specific positions to form the windows of the monolithic volume. The post fluted concrete façade wraps PROMONTORIO’s egyptian ambassador residence in lisbon appeared first on designboom | architecture & design...
27-01-2021 21:47 - ( Architecture )


Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

Indeed office Düsseldorf

The post Indeed office Düsseldorf appeared first on HofmanDujardin.
10-01-2020 21:53 - ( Architecture )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

Green Pea Retail Park | Acc Naturale Architettura + Negozio Blu Architetti

Green Pea Retail Park ACC Natural Architecture Cristiana Catino and Negozio Blu Architetti (Ambrosini, Gatti, Grometto), former designers of the first Eataly, conceived a symbolic architecture to give shape to the strategic vision of Green Pea: a...
27-01-2021 21:47 - ( Architecture )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

Zhongtian ? Taizhou River Mansion Sales Center

The design integrates nature, art and fashion into an Oriental ambience, and creates a tasteful space that fits into modern life. The space integrates Eastern and Western elements, modernism and tradition Continue reading
27-01-2021 22:05 - ( Architecture )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

Dufferin Laneway Suite by Creative Union Network

The Dufferin laneway house is a new form of housing in our city which celebrates minimalist living and encourages higher density. Continue reading
27-01-2021 22:05 - ( Architecture )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

General Mansion Resort, Sichuan

General Mansion Resort, Sichuan, Chengdu Hotel Interior, Chinese Architecture Images General Mansion Resort, Sichuan 13 Jan 2021 General Mansion Design Company: IDMatrix Location: Haibin Middle Road, Qionghai Lushan Scenic Spot, Xichang City,...
13-01-2021 21:45 - ( Architecture )


Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

saez pedraja & CALMA reinterpret california cottage with contemporary beach house in santa monica

a neutral color palette is combined with wooden elements to generate a warm, bright living environment. The post saez pedraja & CALMA reinterpret california cottage with contemporary beach house in santa monica appeared first on designboom |...
27-01-2021 21:47 - ( Architecture )
Kelly Wearstler's Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year | Dezeen

The Loop village | MAaP

The Loop village The Loop Village Resort Hotel project is located in the bamboo forest valley of Miaoshan Village, Miaoxi Town, Wuxing District. The construction area is about 2,000 square meters, mainly composed of earth-covered buildings,...
27-01-2021 21:47 - ( Architecture )
-------------------------------------