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Location: Hong Kong, China Widely proclaimed, “one of the most outstanding achievements in modern architecture,” the Bank of China tower has quickly become an inseparable part of the skyline of Hong Kong. Appearance and structure are united in the distinctive geometric form that rises from a square base through four prismatic triangular transition to its […]

Date: 2015 Location: New York City FORM NY worked in both Brooklyn and advised on complex elevations for Queens to rebuild 1-4 family homes damaged in 2012’s Hurricane Sandy flooding. Build It Back is the official City of New York program for homeowners  to make their residences storm and flood safe. The project is administered […]

Location: New York This complete renovation for a Silicon Valley leader, a famed Art Deco penthouse duplex apartment located atop one of two towers in the landmark San Remo Towers on Central Park West originally designed by noted architect, Emory Roth. The intent was to bring a unique space into harmony with its’ innovative, confirmed modernist owner. Achieving this goal required the complete gut renovation of the space including the creation of new spaces and […]

Location: Route 128, Waltham, Massachusetts (Boston) Located in a premier setting adjacent to the Cambridge Reservoir, the campus’s buildings offered stunning views of the surrounding landscape, maintained as a nature preserve. Bald Eagles, Red-Tailed Hawks, Woodpeckers, Wild Turkey, White-Tailed Deer, Coyotes, Red Fox, and Cottontail Rabbits are all protected species maintained on the site while Bullhead Catfish […]

Location: Long Island, New York “The result is a new home within the old one and a gathering spot that “will be a place for all for future generations.” For a treasured family home, the decidedly modern younger family member who inherited it wanted to nearly double the space and update it, while retaining much of her grandmother’s decor. In setting out to renovate the Hamptons home, the […]

Location: New York Clean, stylish executive spaces in Manhattan’s GM Building. Ongoing space planning and interiors work at this major corporate headquarters. Projects totaling 235,000 sf include space planning and fit-out for offices, meeting rooms, training facilities, media installations, computing/IT, mailroom and shipping facilities, product displays and art installations. The design creates a calm, simple […]

Location: Syracuse, NY The waffle slab floats overhead between narrow glass strips so that light slips down the sides of the court to separate the four gallery blocks. Galleries are interconnected by open bridges around the central space in a richly varies path through the museum, sparked by mystery and surprise. Since the museum needed […]

Location: New York Elegant, simple, light-filled spatial triplex for a prominent art collector located on Fifth Avenue adjacent to Central Park. Utilizing three adjacent floors at the top of a pre-war cooperative building, the stated objective was to renovate two independent but connected residences consisting of a floor through apartment to the highest level and a duplex on the two floors below, all connected by a new elevator. Serene natural materials predominate. The color scheme, […]

Location: New York Evoking the grand tradition of New York’s famed luxury hotels, the Four Seasons Hotel possesses the magnificent sumptuousness of travel in the Gilded Age of Gotham recast in modern terms. The finest materials, often in luxurious combinations, are utilized to create, both inside and on the exterior, jewel-like surfaces. These rich surfaces, […]

Location: Beijing, China As the first Western-designed project in China since 1949, Fragrant Hill draws from the living roots of tradition to sow the seed of a new, distinctly Chinese form of modern architecture that can be adapted, not merely adopted, for diverse building types. The project initiated a new Chinese Modern architecture. Underlying the […]

Syracuse University Location: Syracuse, NY The building, of cast-in-place concrete, is in the form of a Greek (equal arm) Cross housing three stories under a flat roof. From a height of 32 feet, a multifaceted skylight sheds light on Dedication Hall, which engages the entire center of the building. The architects called the design an […]

University of South Carolina Location: Columbia, South Carolina The design evolved to answer the developing need in broadcast journalism for immediacy based on extensive use of computers. Long production times can no longer be accommodated. People follow stories throughout the day, getting information from a variety of sources, as events around the world unfold. Simply […]

Location: Morris Plains, NJ The challenge here was to produce a striking design for a set budget within a completely enclosed garden courtyard in a limited period of time. It was clear from the outset that pride of place was vested in the lushly landscaped garden courtyard and the extensive surrounding corporate campus. The restful […]

Location: New York The Secretariat is a landmark of curtain wall construction:  arguably the first unitized aluminum curtain wall in the US. After thorough assessment, it has been brought up to date and energy efficient. The mission of the Capital Master Plan was to document and evaluate existing conditions of the historic headquarters, develop a […]