We are a design-oriented, full-service architectural practice established in 2006. Our approach is thoughtful, collaborative, inquisitive and reflective of deep beliefs in what constitutes good design.
We believe that design affects people's lives in ways that are deeper than aesthetics. We create environments in which life stories unfold.
We believe we have a responsibility to create thoroughly good design. And we believe that every good design starts with a clear understanding of function and use, consideration of the surrounding context and and a deep appreciation of client direction.
We believe in embracing complexity. Many factors affect design - the client’s needs, tastes and budget, the existing context, both historic and physical, the talents of each member of the design team, the need to be as judicious as possible with our natural resources, as well as technical considerations such as building systems and code constraints.
We believe that it is the architect’s task to dig deep and extract the essence of these influences and then synthesize these factors into a functionally and aesthetically coherent work of architecture.
We believe philosophically that all aspects of any project need to be synthesized by the architect into a coherent whole. Therefore we offer our clients not only our technical expertise, which includes planning, code compliance, municipal filings, coordination of building systems, observation of construction, etc, but also our design expertise, which includes developing the aesthetic and spatial and tactile qualities of the building.
Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Green Building, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, New Home Construction, Space Planning, Staircase Design, Sustainable Design, Tiny House Construction, Universal Design, Construction Drawings, Remodeling, New Construction, NYC Landmarks, Interior Design, Gut Renovation, Brownstone Renovation, Townhouse, Rowhouse, Passive House
Astoria, Forest Hills, Inwood, Long Island City, Manhattan, New York, Queens, Brooklyn, Jackson Heights, Long Island, Westchester, Berkshires, Hamptons, Western Massachusetts, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Downtown Manhattan, Upper East Side, Lower East Side, Upper West Side, Tribeca, Greenwich Village, Upper Manhattan, Morningside Heights, Crown Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant, Suffolk County, Nassau County, Hudson Valley, Rockland County, Brooklyn Heights, Red Hook, South Slope, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Noho, Murray Hill, Midtown Manhattan, Meat Packing District, East Village
2019 NYC Landmarks Conservancy Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
Best of Houzz 2014 & 2016