'Vessel' – New York's latest architectural marvel
"Vessel" is set to become New York's biggest architectural marvel. This grand structure is inspired by the famous ancient Indian stepwells. /VCG Photo

"Vessel" is set to become New York's biggest architectural marvel. This grand structure is inspired by the famous ancient Indian stepwells. /VCG Photo

As a project of New York City's Hudson Yards development, "Vessel" is a project by the renowned British designer Thomas Heatherwick. /VCG Photo

As a project of New York City's Hudson Yards development, "Vessel" is a project by the renowned British designer Thomas Heatherwick. /VCG Photo

The individual parts of this structure were prepared in Italy and shipped to New York. /VCG Photo

The individual parts of this structure were prepared in Italy and shipped to New York. /VCG Photo

Opening to the public on March 15, 2019, "Vessel" is a landmark that people can climb onto to enjoy views of New York City. /VCG Photo

Opening to the public on March 15, 2019, "Vessel" is a landmark that people can climb onto to enjoy views of New York City. /VCG Photo