Commercial; Norwalk, CT, USA; 2023.
An existing industrial building is re-tooled as an innovative culinary center for an award-winning team of chefs and hospitality professionals. In this hybrid workplace, a series of glass and wood tasting rooms is situated between office spaces and a production and test kitchen, creating an event venue in itself.
“Stick House, Brick Garden”
Housing; Brooklyn, New York, USA; 2023.
Taking ingredients from Greenpoint’s historical wood framed townhouses – wood cladding, masonry base, double hung windows with flower boxes – this project re-shuffles elements of its context while focusing on resilience. At street level, the house’s masonry creates a social garden-room at the sidewalk’s edge with terraced brickwork in the spirit of the historical stoop. Windowpanes establish a grided organization of cedar panels and battens, which is echoed in the interior trim as a framework for the clients’ collections and artworks.
“Prospect Lefferts Gardens Townhouse”
Housing; Brooklyn, NY, USA; 2023.
A reinvention of a landmarked corner townhouse in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn uses curved forms and a simple material pallete for laid-back elegance.
Commercial; New York, NY, USA; 2019.
Situated in a landmarked Tribeca loft building, the new US headquarters for British clothing brand maharishi is both a showroom and distribution hub. A kind of building-within-a-building, the project preserves the space’s details by placing the new shop inside the historic interior, floating within it. A grid of cabinetry defines the insertion, marking out two levels: halfway through the space, a mezzanine levitates above the shop, creating another, more intimate room.
Cultural, Educational; New York, NY, USA; 2018.
An installation for the exhibition Architecture Books - Yet to Be Written at Storefront for Art and Architecture, Storefront Library is the anchor program for the New York Architecture Book Fair. By extending the gallery’s iconic rotating facade panels into bookshelves that pierce the public space of the sidewalk, the project sets the stage for an exhibition shaped by public participation and dialogue.
Cultural, Educational; New York, NY, USA; 2013.
Projecting fins make gallery walls deep, fuzzy, creating niches of information. Shifting color draws movement to animate an exhibit on active design.
“Clinton Hill Townhouse”
Housing; Brooklyn, NY, USA; 2017.
In the renovation of a landmarked townhouse in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn, the house’s extensive historic detail is offset with modern insertions, some which take the house’s deep, curvilinear forms as the basis for the new elements. With minimal, crisp geometries denoting areas of change, the house retains a record of its historic condition.
Cultural, Educational; Brooklyn, NY, USA; 2015.
An exhibit of architectural work within a trade show, seven architecture firms display their trade in its most elemental form: the drawing. A series of angular plywood forms display the work in the manner of a drafting table, or a plywood drawing table at a job site.
Cultural; San Francisco, CA, USA; 2017.
ABA’s suspended, site-specific installation for San Francisco Ballet’s 2017 Sensorium is a physicalized reflection of the vaulted ceiling of the War Memorial Opera House.