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Tadao Ando's First NYC Building Brings the Natural to Nolita

For an architect whose work is so invested in the natural, Tadao Ando's forthcoming contribution to Nolita might seem out of place. Ando's name is synonymous with tranquility, order, and simplicity in design, and the locations of many of his most well-known works are befitting of quiet aesthetics. But that's not so with the lower Manhattan neighborhood for which the Japanese architect is designing his first standalone New York City building.

"The natural environment is the urban environment." >>