// arthitectural / Robert Luntz
  • Located in the rapidly evolving neighborhood between the Chelsea and Flatiron districts of Manhattan, the new headquarters of an internet appliance company is sculpted into the shell of the 9th and 10th floors of a refurbished mercantile building. The client requested a design that would incorporate a strict hierarchy of use while enhancing an atmosphere […]


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  • 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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The Q-Loft project was a complete gut renovation of a loft for Joe Quesada, Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics in New York, and his family. Located in a former industrial building in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, the Q-Loft occupies an entire floor with full-window exposures and classic urban views. Due to the depth of the extremely […]


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Los Nogales School’s Chapel, is conceived based on human life’s dualities. A  pure and elemental prism represents the pureness, the essential and the harmony. The various volumes and cracks that this prism suffers represent the spiritual sense in human lives, therefore harmony’s alterations. The prism order is juxtaposed with these alterations that generate light cracks […]


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This part-café/part-house by Ikimono Architects revolves around the relationship between the outside and inside. The client specifically requested that everything start from the connection to the outside. The strong but simple exterior is comprised of two rectangular forms that sit perpendicular to each other. Each of these forms takes on a different program to accommodate […]


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