// arthitectural / New York

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Pineapple Loft


In phase I, public and private spaces are defined yet linked by a permeable zone of cabinetry along the existing line of structure. This “shim wall” directs ones view towards the stage of the space: the magnificent view of the Manhattan skyline through the window. The directionality of the space is further emphasized by the […]


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Peconic Bay House


The Peconic Bay house is a RES4 Prefab that adopts a saddlebag element to accommodate vertical circulation and service items.  This RES4 Prefab was conceived as an efficient solution to a tight 3 bedroom 2 bath home.  Located on southern edge of the great Peconic Bay on Long Island, the primary house volume is sheathed […]


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studio arckeo architetti & associati
Art Omi Museum


Notes taken from Fausto Ferrara’s sketchbook: … “more than a museum, I’m thinking of a place where art, the sky, the earth, and people can meet each other. A home: an “Art House”. I look for sensations rather than functions: The idea is a sense of community, a spirit where art connects with the place […]


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BIG + Flatcut + Local Projects
BIG♥NYC


BIG + Times Square Alliance + Flatcut + Local Projects and Zumtobel celebrate the Valentine’s Day  with an interactive heart installation at Times Square, New York utilizing the flow of people, air and touch to bring the heart to life. “BIG♥NYC,” a 10-foot tall glowing heart sculpture consists of 400 transparent, LED lit, acrylic tubes […]


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Lake Iosco House


Designed as a second home for a single mom and young son who live in Manhattan only 45 minutes away, this two-story single bar scheme is positioned as close to the lake as zoning allows. The result is a long linear composition oriented north south, with complementing sunrise and sunset decks to the east and […]


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ARThitectural on flickr Part 1


Our Flickr Pool has now more than 160 photos! As you know the best pictures will be published on the 5th day of next month, highlighting the photographers credit with a link to his Flickr page. The best five pictures from Flickr Part I are: Photo by: Yiannos Vrousgos | Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster […]


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David Jay Weiner Architects
Weekend House


This project is a response to a client’s desire to build a small weekend house on an existing shared property with southern views overlooking the Berkshire Hills.  The 1,200 sq. ft. weekend house for a Japanese client consists of a study, living dining area, master bedroom suite and a large soaking bathtub.  The house has […]


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50 Murray Sky Court


Placed on the roof of a residential highrise in downtown Manhattan, the 50 Murray Sky Court is an entertainment complex for the use of the buildings residents. Central to the project is a unique floating basketball court occupying former mechanical spaces of the building. Location: New York, US Architects: Resolution: 4 Architecture | Joseph Tanney, […]


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Stone Designs
Ecko Unltd.


Following what Mark says in an interview: ‘If you are operating from the comfort zone, you are in the wrong business’. This is how we have dealt with this project. Ecko is not a catwalk brand; it is not something that can be measured or classed within a trend. Ecko represents the most rebel heart […]


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ss.mm design
Summer house in New York


The house reflects the Mediterranean origins of its owners. The characteristic types of the “atrium”, the “basilica”, the “tower”, the “cupola” are re-interpreted to fit into the Northeastern landscape and climate. The house is broken in several different volumes, each one expressing its programmatic function but also, its location in relation to the site and […]


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Ædifica
Snack Box


The SnackBox has found home in the heart of Times Square. Ædifica and MuvBox have been recently awarded 2 prizes at the Retail Design Institute’s International Store Design Competition 2011: the first in the Pop Up Store/Shop category, and the other in the Special Awards category. The 20-feet long container was selected among about 80 […]


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Hill Loft


Located within a former industrial building in Tribeca, the Hill Loft is an exercise in efficiency of space and thought out response to existing conditions. Due to limited square footage of the space, a gesture of simplicity was the ultimate response. Various programmatic elements ranging from kitchen/storage, to wine storage, to dining room display cabinets, […]


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The Loft of Frank and Amy


Designed for an art critic and a film editor, the Loft of Frank and Amy is a bare, wide-open play space in New York City’s gritty Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. Located in a former industrial building, the loft occupies an entire floor with full window exposure and dynamic urban views on three sides. The design enhances […]


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Steven Holl Architects
NYU Department of Philosophy


The Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences and a committee of Philosophy Professors collaborated in the selection of Steven Holl Architects to design the complete interior renovation of an 1890 corner building at 5 Washington Place for the consolidation of the New York University Department of Philosophy within a concept which organizes the […]


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World Architecture Festival
2011 Winners announced – Day Three


Media-TIC, Barcelona, Spain, designed by Cloud 9 based in Spain , has tonight beaten off competition from hundreds of buildings around the globe to win the ‘World Building of the Year 2011’ award at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards in Barcelona. The presentation of the WAF Awards took place during the largest global […]


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Resolution: 4 Architecture
Potters Pad of Planes


Located in New York’s neighborhood of Chelsea, this loft renovation responds to the client’s reductive lifestyle. The plan is formed by an open volume for entertaining that spills past a central kitchen and bathroom core to two bedrooms in the rear. The main volume is sheathed by a series of planes intended to articulate the […]


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Sergio Mannino Studio
Shoebox Store


Sergio Mannino Studio’s design for the new Shoebox store in Wheatley Plaza is a combination of mainstream and offbeat, creating a unique environment where colors and subtleties abound to make shopping an exhilarating experience. A series of over 200 wall panels of various colors and functions are installed in a grid throughout the space; each […]


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Studio ST Architects
East Side Duplex


We completed construction of a renovation combining two small apartments into a gracious, functional duplex home for the client. The new plan for the lower level is an open loft-like living space combining a kitchen, living room and dining room. A family room that also serves as a guest bedroom is separated by two large […]


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Studio ST Architects
Bachelor Duplex


The project is a 2200 sq.ft. duplex apartment in downtown New York. Although the unit came with expansive views of Manhattan to the North, West and South, it also presented difficult design challenges.  Typical of postwar high-rises, the apartment had eight foot concrete slab ceilings, small generic bathrooms and a miniscule kitchen. The main design […]


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Eisenman/Davidson Apartment


Designed for architect Peter Eisenman and his family, the Eisenman/Davidson Apartment, combines three units to create in a highly tailored residential space gazing over lower Manhattan. Three bedroom areas were planned to revolve around the kitchen, living space, and a library.  By establishing a series of 3 datums as soffit heights, and manipulating their relationship […]


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