The Greenwich Hotel TriBeCa Penthouse by Axel Vervoordt + Tatsuro Miki

The TriBeCa Penthouse

A sanctuary high above the corner ofGreenwich Street and North Moore Street.

We want to express a tribeca character in the most humble way, because the architecture is so simple, it belongs as much to the past as to the future,” says designer Axel Vervoordt.

tribeca-bed21-1600x995The TriBeCa Penthouse was created by Belgian designer Axel Vervoordt and Japanese architect Tatsuro Miki, in close collaboration with the hotel’s partners Ira Drukier and Robert De Niro. The 6,800 sq ft suite was inspired by the TriBeCa neighborhood’s industrial past fused with the ancient Japanese aesthetic of Wabi.

tribeca-hall1-1600x995The Penthouse design incorporates the philosophical beliefs of Wabi: beauty found in imperfection and authenticity; Artempo – where time becomes art; and poor materials that are rich in spirit.tribeca-living31-1600x995tribeca-kid-bed11-1600x995tribeca-ext21-1600x995tribeca-bed41-1600x995tribeca-fireplace1-1200x1600tribeca-ext31-1600x995tribeca-bath12-1200x1600Sustainable design is echoed throughout the interior and exterior space. Materials like stone, steel and reclaimed wood were carefully selected and thoughtfully utilized in every area of the penthouse.


The Penthouse offers a large open floorplan with multi-purpose living spaces, including a separate living room and drawing room, a full sized chef’s kitchen, three fireplaces, two and half bathrooms and three bedrooms. The private outdoor gardens on two levels span over 4,000 sq ft and feature a spa pool and dining for 18 guests.flr1flr2


The original copper roof of the building has been repurposed by an upstate New York artisan who handcrafted gourd-shaped light fixtures from this metal.tribeca-ext1-1600x995

The Greenwich Hotel

The stunning New York collaboration of Belgium designer, Axel Vervoordt, Japanese architect, Tatsuro Miki, the partners of The Greenwich Hotel, and artisans and craftspeople from all over the world.

Axel Vervoordt

7_1345550348654_AxelVervoordt.03.jpg“Etre heureux en rendant heureux”

This adage – which translates roughly as finding happiness through creating happiness – is Axel Vervoordt’s favourite.

It expresses our commitment to inspire artists and audiences through discovering and transmitting the beautiful, with a deep respect for everything that is authentic.


Axel Vervoordt

Stokerijstraat 19
2110 Wijnegem
tel +32-3-355 33 00
Fax +32-3-355 38 01


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