House for Booklovers and Cats

House for Booklovers and Cats in Brooklyn

The layout, for this Brooklyn home designed by BFDO Architects, was configured as an open, airy twenty by fifty foot by ten foot tall primary living space on the parlor floor lined on one side by a full-length bookshelf, art wall, and cat circulation and lounge space.

15 Renwick New York City building

15 Renwick New York City Building

Situated in Hudson Square, between SoHo and Tribeca, this building has a strongly-modelled facade of dark aluminum reflective fins, creating strong shadows. Setback zoning requirements are played with to create mini garden terraces. New York City’s strict dormer rule can limit architectural design, but here it launched innovation.

Louis Armstrong House Museum Visitor Center building New York | www.e-architect.co.uk

Louis Armstrong House Museum Visitor Center

New $23m building design by Caples Jefferson Architects will broaden public’s understanding of Armstrong’s life and legacy with a new Exhibition Gallery, 68-seat Jazz Club, and Museum Store to complement the visitor experience at the Museum in Queens, NY.

Bloomberg Center by Morphosis Architects

Bloomberg Center, Cornell Tech Campus

Design by Morphosis Architects. First of three main buildings in $2 billion campus on New York’s Roosevelt Island, part of Michael Bloomberg’s global hub for technology initiative, a joint venture between Cornell University and Israel’s Technion University.

Laguardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport in New York

Architects: HOK

With the groundbreaking of the new Terminal C facility for Delta Air Lines and ongoing work on Central Terminal B, Governor Cuomo’s vision for a single, unified LaGuardia Airport is becoming a reality.

Maple Street School

Maple Street School in Brooklyn

Design: BFDO Architects & 4|MATIV

Maple Street School, located in the rapidly changing neighborhood of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, in Brooklyn, was looking to expand into a second location and found a fitting site in a new mixed use development.

Photographers Loft

Photographer’s Loft in New York

Design: Desai Chia Architecture PC

This existing industrial building has a cast iron column structure. Desai Chia created an open flow throughout the home, taking advantage of long axial views through the space and drawing light through.