Everybody's favorite NYC firm at the moment, SHoP. Facade of the Porter House, New York. I have a love/hate relationship with SHoP (mostly love). I'm usually awed by the facades. Will always hate the Barclays, however.
It is the extension of the Teresianas School of the Ganduxer street. Because of its heritage value, the passage of time and the various education reforms, the school has been left without enough classroom space or recreational covered areas.