TOLA architecture
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TOLA architecture is a full service architecture and design firm based in Brooklyn, with a satellite outpost in the Catskill hamlet of Big Indian. We are devoted to the creation of good clean design for projects of all scales.

Founding partners Lisa Mann, RA, Certified Passive House Designer, LEED-AP BD+C and Keary K. Horiuchi, RA, AIA provide the expertise and leadership of over 40 years in the field. After honing their skills at Polshek Partnership Architects (now Ennead Architects LLP), Beyer Blinder Belle Architects, Bogdanow Partners Architects, Turino Kalberer Architects and in their own private practices, they have created TOLA. With TOLA you’ll benefit from years of on-the-ground experience, strong relationships throughout the industry, great communication skills, and a finely honed team.

We are well versed in townhouse, loft, and apartment renovations in the NYC area and new construction / additions further afield. In addition we have extensive experience with historic homes and a keen interest in sustainable design.

We excel in bringing projects from concept through construction to completion. From the first call, we will work with you to create a space that is uniquely suited to your needs.

If you are looking to build your dream home, give us a call at (718) 499-4197 or click the "Contact Me" button to send us a message. We look forward to working with you!

Services Provided
Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Drafting, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, New Home Construction, Space Planning, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Construction Drawings

Areas Served
Brooklyn, Manhattan, New York

Certifications and Awards
-Certified Passive House Designer
Brooklyn's Leading Sustainable Architectural Designer-Best of Houzz!

Contact: Lisa Mann
Location: 540 President Street-3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Typical Job Costs: $125,000 - $2,500,000
We're interested in design projects of all scales. Our project fees reflect our close attention to detail in taking your project from inspiration through construction.
Commented: sink/backsplash Hi Lori and thanks for your interest. The countertops and backsplash are copper, custom designed by TOLA and executed to perfection by Brooks Custom in Mt. Kisco, New York. www.brookscustom.com
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Commented: where did you get the wall tiles? I love the size and the color! Thanks for your question, Grace! There are two tiles, both available at Nemo Tile. At the vanity we used Nemo's Sandglass Waveline Mini Collection in Pure Silk. At the shower we used Nemo's Viscaya...
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Commented: What color are the floors? Are they Marmoleum sheet in Real? Yes - they are the Marmoleum Real sheet material: the field is Sahara / 3174 and the inset detail is Red Copper / 3870. Thanks for your question!
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Commented: what color are the cupboards? Hi Angi and Becca and sorry to miss your questions! The countertop is custom copper, designed by TOLA and executed/installed by Brooks Custom www.brookscustom.com
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Commented: stunning wall treatment Real wood! Cypress, in fact. Treated with a traditional Japanese burning process, called Shou Sugi Ban. We collaborated with Delta Millworks https://deltamillworks.com/shou-sugi-ban to develop thi...
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Commented: Love the door knob In the New York metro region these are available through Katonah Architectural Hardware, also the source of the barn door hardware and much of the architectural hardware throughout.
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