What's the more impressive number concerning Pritzker Prize-winning starchitect Jean Nouvel's 100 Eleventh Avenue vision machine?that it's to be wrapped in 1,700 differently-sized panes of glass, or that it's reportedly $50 million over budget? Yesterday we would've answered the latter, but now that we have visual evidence that the first bit of curtain wall has been installed at 19th Street and the West Side Highway, we have to say, we're pretty pumped about the?hold on a sec?1,687 windows still to come. We bow before the mighty MEGAPANEL!
· 100 Eleventh Avenue coverage [Curbed]
· 100 11th [nouvelchelsea.com]