Adjaye, David Adjaye
British architect Sir David Adjaye can do no wrong as he continues to take the US by storm. He has designed two museums: the Studio Museum in Manhattan’s Harlem neighbourhood that Adjaye says resembles an “inverted stoop”, and the espionage-centric Spyscape (read more about in the latest edition of The Forecast, which welcomes visitors into its moody Midtown interiors from January. His firm has just announced the addition of luxury 66-storey residential building 130 William, a collaboration with Lightstone real estate company set to be located in New York’s Financial District. As for looks? Textured hand-cast concrete with smooth, delicate bronze detailing, we’re told.