Construction has begun on 126 East 57th street, a residential tower designed by New York architect ODA on Billionaire’s Row in Manhattan. The 16,399 square meters tower will occupy almost a full city block from 56th to 57th street. It will house 175 units, ranging from studios to three-bed properties, almost all with private outdoor terraces. Residential amenities will be based in the tower’s two sub-levels, one floor of which will contain an exercise room, sports court, indoor swimming pool and sauna.The other level will house a private lounge and kitchen, courtyard, playground, communal greenhouse and outdoor cinema.The roof will house a communal terrace with a barbecue area and sun lounge.The project’s concrete façade will appear to be pixelated and is split into fractals with projections and recesses.The residential entrance on 57th street will have a copper mirrored gateway leading to a six-storey atrium.The project will be developed by MRR 1326, a company owned by Anand Mahindra and real estate developers Rotem Rosen and Zahi Hagag. The interiors will be designed by Gabellini Sheppard.