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  Empire State Building - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The building rises to 1,250 feet or 381 m at the 102nd floor, and the full structural height (including the broadcast antenna) reaches 1,472 feet or 448 m.
The building stands on a block once occupied by the original Waldorf Hotel, a haven for The Four Hundred, the social elite of New York in the late 19th Century.
Perhaps the most famous popular culture representation of the building is in the 1933 film King Kong, in which the title character, a giant ape, climbs to the top to escape his captors, and eventually dies by falling off of it.
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 Conde Nast Building, New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Condé Nast Building has received awards from the National American Institute of Architects and the AIA New York State.
All building systems and construction technology have been evaluated for their impact on occupant health, environmental sensitivity, and energy reduction, making Four Times Square the first project of its size to adopt state-of-the-art standards for energy conservation, indoor air quality, recycling systems, and the use of sustainable manufacturing processes.
The Condé Nast Building is the centerpiece of the 42nd Street Master Plan prepared by the 42nd Street Development Corporation, a public/private consortium created to promote the redevelopment of this traditional heart of Manhattan.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/bu?id=113942   (426 words)

  
 Condé Nast Building - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The Condé Nast Building, officially Four Times Square, is a modern skyscraper in Times Square in Midtown Manhattan.
The building stretches 48 stories to 809 ft (247 m) making it the 10th tallest building in New York City and the 38th tallest in the United States.
The major office space tenants are magazine publishing company Condé Nast Publications and the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Conde_Nast_Building   (307 words)

  
 Conde Nast Building :: 4 Times Square, New York, New York, United States :: Glass Steel and Stone
Though the building it not at peace with itself, it is in harmony with the surrounding skyline.
Perhaps the question we are most often asked is, "When will it be finished?" The readers are referring to the scaffolding at the top of the building which is its most prominent feature for those able to draw their eyes away from the lower level video screens.
the building is sure unique, but there are like to many different curtain wall designs and the top of the building looks like the interior of a electronic tube television of the sixties.
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 The Conde Nast Building
The Condé Nast Building, a 48-story office tower, is the centerpiece of the 42nd Street Master Plan prepared by the 42nd Street Development Corporation, a public/private consortium created to promote the redevelopment of this traditional heart of Manhattan.
Conde Nast building - the view from Top of the Rock - observation deck atop GE building in Rockefeller Center.
Conde Nast building and 42nd Street, the view from Weehawken.
www.wirednewyork.com /skyscrapers/4xsq   (530 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Empire State Building   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Completed in 1930, the Chrysler Building is a distinctive symbol of New York City, standing 1,046 feet (319 m) high on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue.
New York City is either the largest, or second-largest, media market in the country (depending on how one defines the rankings), and since September 11, 2001, nearly all of New York's commercial broadcast stations (both television and radio) have transmitted from the top of Empire.
In Unbuilding, by David Macaulay, the building is bought and dissassembled, to be reassembled halfway across the world as a corporate headquarters.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Empire-State-Building   (4480 words)

  
 NRDC's new Santa Monica building may be the most eco-friendly in the U.S. | By Amanda Griscom | Grist Magazine | Powers ...
Swilling mimosas and nibbling croissants on the building's sunny, plant-strewn terrace, everyone cheered and grinned at the rhetorical question, well aware that they were standing at the newest altar of sustainability.
Since lighting is the largest energy drain in standard commercial buildings, her team designed the NRDC headquarters to maximize the amount of daylight it would get, with the result that it is graced by internal courtyards and skylights that illuminate every single office in the building.
When the building is at full occupancy and relying on fossil fuel-powered grid energy, NRDC offsets the associated carbon emissions by purchasing an equivalent amount of carbon-free renewable energy ("wind certificates").
www.grist.org /news/powers/2003/11/25/of   (2649 words)

  
 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Condé Nast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Condé Nast is the name for both a worldwide publishing company and the man who founded it.
Condé Nast (1873-1942), the man, was noted for his innovative publishing theories and flair for nurturing readers and advertisers.
In general, Condé Nast magazines were innovative not only for their content but also for their format.
www.findarticles.com /g1epc/tov/2419100281/p1/article.jhtml   (885 words)

  
 New York Architecture Images- Conde Nast Building
Multiple personality in a building is not a disorder but a quality, especially when it comes to Times Square, where, as they say, worlds cross, and the scissoring avenues cut open the street grid, releasing geysers of urban energy.
The architects have followed up their Condé Nast success on the opposite corner at 3 Times Square with the new Reuters Building, where, by an informal count, there are some six or seven buildings rolled up in a single tower, all with different façades that blend into, and add to, the diversity of Times Square.
At night, the lighted windows may reveal that the building is basically a generic tower wrapped around an elevator core, but by day the commotion and movement of this omnidirectional building sustain the tumultuous urban performance along the street.
www.nyc-architecture.com /MID/MID109.htm   (1424 words)

  
 Tunza The UNEP Magazine for Youth - For Young People, by Young People,-About Young People
Green building principles - which seek to provide both the best structural performance and to conserve water, land and energy - are changing the way buildings are designed, built and run.
Its long, narrow shape and orientation from east to west are designed to minimize the amount of solar heat trapped during the hottest times of the year, while mechanized sunshades and windows deflect excess sunlight and harness cooling breezes from a nearby river.
The low two-storey Green Building, in Cape Town's Westlake Business Park, is built from recycled, local concrete brick and sustainably harvested wood, and boasts a passive thermal design that eliminates the need for air conditioning.
www.ourplanet.com /tunza/issue0301en/pages/rooms_6.html   (681 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Ideas / Healthy building syndrome
The ManuLife building on the South Boston Waterfront, scheduled to open in the spring, looks like a conventional glass office tower, but it has a double-skinned curtain wall that allows the circulation of air for natural heating and cooling purposes.
If buildings are expected to be good for the planet, they are also expected to be good for their occupants' physical fitness.
According to Lusk, "post-occupancy evaluations" of buildings and their surroundings will soon measure "physical activity and personal interactions by occupants." In other words, instead of providing sterile lobbies with elevator banks leading to cubicles, buildings will be expected to maximize opporunities to use the stairs, to walk around, and to gather in social spaces.
www.boston.com /news/globe/ideas/articles/2003/11/30/healthy_building_syndrome   (1314 words)

  
 Gawker Search Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Report from Conde Nast: "Coming into work this morning there were about 4 or 5 trailers, a tour bus and security people outside the Conde Nast building (in front of the 42nd street entrance).
Conde Nast spokespeople, however, deny that anything new is in the works.
But of course all of New York is always concerned about sanitation at Conde Nast: i was talking to one of my conde nasties and apparently the 15th floor ladies bathroom is the latest disgrace (or has been for sometime.) even worse than the 9th floor teen vogue/allure shithouse.
www.gawker.com /gossip/Conde+Nast   (1233 words)

  
 Netimperative - Conde Nast gears up for Glamour launch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Following the recent relaunch of Conde Nast's renowned women's website, Vogue.com, the publishing house is gearing up for the introduction of a new women's magazine and website titled Glamour.
Conde Nast will cross-promote the new services with a multi-million pound marketing campaign including everything from TV commercials to billboards and online advertising.
Conde Nast, whose publications include GQ, Tatler, Brides, World of Interiors and Conde Nast Traveller, also plans to relaunch its GQ website in the New Year to offer an array of new services including a regular style column from designer Paul Smith.
www.netimperative.com /2000/12/21/Conde_Nast_gears_up/view   (662 words)

  
 Variety.com - Conde Nast bids adieu to GQ's man
According to a Conde Nast spokesman, Galotti resigned Thursday morning because he had not been offered a higher management position since his return to S.I. Newhouse's publishing empire in February 2002.
Big (he was Candace Bushnell's inspiration for the character in "Sex and the City""Sex And The City") was brought back in to the Conde Nast fold by prexy Steve Florio and offered the GQ job, a notch down from Vogue.
Conde Nast sources say he was indeed hoping for a more prestigious position but that his resignation was forced.
www.variety.com /article/VR1117889511?categoryid=21&cs=1   (301 words)

  
 World's Tallest Buildings
A building differs from a tower in that the former is considered to be a structure that is designed for residential, business, or manufacturing purposes.
This data was gathered and/or supplied by members and representatives of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat who represent world leaders in the field of the built environment, including research, industry, and education.
The height of a building is measured from the sidewalk level of the main entrance to the structural top of the building.
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 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Conde Nast Building
That day, at the magazine's headquarters in the Conde Nast building, only the New Yorker's usually informal editor, David Remnick (fresh from a meeting outside of the office, he insisted), wore a necktie.
The firm's office portfolio includes the multi-award-winning 4 Times Square (the Conde Nast Building), a 48-story tower, which, in its design and construction, is considered one of the "greenest" commercial buildings in the world, and has served as a model for subsequent green development in New York.
The two new locations offered to Project Billboard are on the Conde Nast building at Broadway and 42nd Street and the W Hotel at Broadway and 47th Street.
architecture.surfwax.com /files/Conde_Nast_Building.html   (670 words)

  
 Real Estate Weekly: Max Capital plans tech rebirth of Conde Nast building - Brief Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apart from wiring its buildings, Max Capital is also creating the high-tech, high-design look that attracts tenants willing to pay top dollar, For example, the proposed lobby design for 1440 Broadway looks more like something out of the latest sci-fi flick than a Garment Center standard.
More recently, it was known as the Conde Nast building, until the media giant moved most of its operations to Four Times Square in the past year.
As a result of the publisher's long tenancy, the structure had not received the regular base building upgrades that the typical office building with a rotating rent roll does.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3601/is_5_47/ai_65542670   (790 words)

  
 Eco-building's New Mortar
The AIA's honor award winner this year, the Conde Nast Building at 4 Times Square, for instance (labeled Manhattan's green giant by one Earth Day publication), was lauded for its elements of new thinking and constructing.
In industry parlance: Are the materials that we build with safe from cradle to gate (in the making); gate to grave (in the using) and even beyond when they head back to waste, or heal, the earth.
In the end, this chorus of to-market, to-market is the downside of the environmental movement, as it is of green building.
www.janeholtzkay.com /Articles/mortar.html   (4237 words)

  
 Travel: New Zealand: New Zealand The Best Says Conde Nast
This is further evidence of the benefits of the strong and positive working relationship between the government and the wider sector in building New Zealand's reputation as a high quality visitor destination.
Thirty thousand Conde Nast Traveller readers voted for their favourite holiday destination in a questionnaire published earlier this year.
Conde Nast Traveller is a monthly glossy magazine with a circulation of 83,092 (ABC), which has risen steadily since its launch in the UK in 1997.
xtramsn.co.nz /travel/0,,12728-4736513,00.html   (368 words)

  
 Center for Health and the Global Environment-The Course
The building is considered the first "green" high-rise commercial building and incorporates fuel cells, solar panels, and energy efficient sytems.
The building was developed by the Durst Organization, designed by Fox & Fowle Architects, engineered by Cosentini Associates, and built by the Tishman Construction Company.
With an estimated 54% of U.S. energy consumption directly or indirectly related to buildings and their construction, high-performance or "green" buildings are a critically important part of reducing greenhouse gas emissions (according to a 1998 report form the Georgia Institute of Technology).
www.med.harvard.edu /chge/condenast.html   (233 words)

  
 iWon - Fashion & Beauty
Fashion Wire Daily NY - True to their word, PETA protestors gathered in front of Conde Nast headquarters this afternoon to stage a protest timed to coincide with fur supporter Anna Wintour's Lifetime Achievement award, which will be bestowed on the Vogue editor at Monday's CFDA awards.
A call to the number this afternoon, however, was picked up on the second ring, by a seemingly unharried assistant, who said her boss' office has not been flooded with calls.
This isn't the first time that PETA has protested Vogue's pro-fur stance at Conde Nast's offices -- there were several incidents back in the 350 Madison Avenue era -- but today marked the group's 4 Times Square debut.
fashion.iwon.com /scene/id/scene|5370.html   (508 words)

  
 SmartVision: Nasdaq, Times Square: Turning Pixels Into Panache   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The result is the eight-story cylindrical sign that wraps around the recently completed Condé Nast Building, at Broadway and 43rd Street.
From a control room in the Condé Nast Building, operators and mangers run the screen, which displays advertisements and stock information from companies listed on the Nasdaq market — anything from simple text to full-motion movies.
Nasdaq and its parent the National Association of Securities Dealers, is paying the Condé Nast building's landlord, Douglas Durst, $2 million a year to lease the space for its sign - the largest L.E.D. display in the world and the largest single sign of any kind in Times Square.
www.smartvision.com /press/000217nasdaq.html   (1050 words)

  
 New York City Skyscrapers: The McGraw-Hill building in midtown New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is the first major building to be clad with machine-made blue-green terra-cotta and glass cladding over steel frame.
Hood designed the building with numerous setbacks on the north and south sides.
From those angles, the building appears as a slab.
www.petergof.com /nyc/mcgraw-hill.htm   (267 words)

  
 AIArchitect, March 2001 - Fox & Fowle Captures the Essence of Times Square
At the base, the building presents an array of signage and retail enterprises in varying sizes, shapes, and types.
The mass of the 1.6 million-square-foot building is broken up with a varied composition of interlocking set-back forms and façade treatments that reflect the diverse scale and character of neighboring buildings.
Sensitive to its surroundings on a global scale as well, the building is the first project of its size and type in the U.S. to go green.
www.aia.org /aiarchitect/thismonth/0301stories/0301pnfoxfowle.htm   (350 words)

  
 The Tallest Buildings in the World - If its tall we have it
The Tallest Building in the world pages will try to answer the question above, and welcomes you to the most complete article about this subject, anywhere to be found on the Internet.
During the first 90 years of this century, the USA dominated the race for the title of the tallest building in the world, and constructed a range of famous buildings that, sometimes only for a few months, and sometimes for many years, were widely recognized as being the 'tallest building' in the world.
A building differs from a tower in that the latter is considered to be a structure that is designed for residential, business, or manufacturing purposes.
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 Advertising Age: Conde Nast Publications; 2002 Grades: A look back on 2002 shows it was better than '01--but not by ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Advertising Age: Conde Nast Publications; 2002 Grades: A look back on 2002 shows it was better than '01--but not by much--for magazine publishers.
Conde Nast Publications; 2002 Grades: A look back on 2002 shows it was better than '01--but not by much--for magazine publishers.
Its new landmark building in Times Square aside, Conde Nast's 8.3% ad page drop was the biggest among the industry's top three players.
calbears.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_go1545/is_200303/ai_n7495041   (254 words)

  
 Business Wire: Readers of Conde Nast Traveler Select Venetian As One Of The Top Hotels in The Americas And The Caribbean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino has been recognized by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the top 20 hotels in the Americas and the Caribbean.
Conde Nast Traveler's readers vote on the property they feel deserve the award, based on the standards in which each property upholds in four different areas; these areas are rooms, service, restaurants, and location.
The Venetian is currently building an additional 1,013-suite hotel tower, which will make it the 3rd largest hotel in the world upon completion in mid-June 2003.
www.findarticles.com /cf_dls/m0EIN/2002_Nov_4/93953859/p1/article.jhtml   (369 words)

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