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Byline: Rosemary Feitelberg
In a Galaxy Not So Far Away
Architects and fashion designers are kindred spirits of sorts, so who better than those who build buildings to envision a futuristic New York fashion scene?
WWD asked seven firms to brainstorm on what's next for Seventh Avenue, preferably more George Jetson than garmento. Pentagram dreamed up a "horizontal skyscraper" with rooftop runwaylike structures connecting buildings so that "the fashion world gets a home where it deserves one; far above the street, high in the clouds."
By chance, Tsao & McKown, Diane Lewis Architects NYC and HOK Sport were more down-to-earth with their respective …