Studio ST Architects worked with Manhattan’s Midtown West Congregation on a radical new building typology, one that responds to the changing city environment. Of late, synagogues around the city are closing and/or being replaced with new apartment buildings. This calls for the need to rethink how these two programs can coexist in a shared built space.
Studio ST Architects proposed a SynaCondo typology, a building that combines synagogue and residential spaces. The new synagogue would occupy the lower two floors of the building, with apartment units built above.
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