Practice

Simplicity comes from understanding. Combining architectural design and technical design expertise with municipal compliance capabilities, we distill complex concepts into intelligent, expressive solutions. We become your collaborators, identifying your needs and developing astute, straight-forward design responses. Through our collective coding, zoning and technical and conceptual knowledge we resolve intricately interrelated pieces into a seamlessly, cohesive whole.

Design

Great design puts people at its center. We partner with you to explore your vision for your project, including unspoken needs and imagined possibilities. These become woven into our subsequent design through a process that balances form, function and external constraints. With a deep understanding of construction techniques and practices, our work embodies responsible design – with each project exhibiting a specific stylistic signature. The result is elegantly straight-forward, compellingly enduring and powerfully significant.

Technical

Every design problem has a technical solution. Our design and technical staff are engaged in a continuous dialogue, fashioning solutions underpinned by both the creative and the regulatory. With full-service architecture offerings, we guide your project from concept to completion within a framework of exacting accountability. And with our 30-year experience, we offer expedited outcomes across all areas of development and construction.

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What We Do

  • NEW BUILDINGS

    New Construction of institutional, commercial, residential, and mixed-use structures.

    MAJOR ALTERATIONS

    Complete gut renovation of free-standing structure of building floors.

    INTERIOR DESIGN

    Full finish design, including furniture, fixtures, paint, flooring, electrical, HVAC.

    Refresh

    Generally used by existing tenants with the goal of upgrading a space. Incorporates site survey/field inspection, scope of work, design development documents, review and approval, construction documents, and specifications.

    SITE FORENSICS

    Prepares a space for a new tenant. We provide the required specialists necessary to bring the space into compliance.

  • Architectural & Design Services

    Zoning Analysis
    Building Code
    Program Development
    Contract Drawings to As Built Drawings
    Project Scoping
    Schematic Design
    Design Development
    Construction Documents
    Technical Specifications Preparation
    Construction Cost Estimating
    Shop Drawing Review and Approvals
    Field Inspections

  • Owner's Representatives

    Site Purchase and/or Lease Negotation
    Preliminary Budgeting
    Construction Management Commissioning
    Project Close Out

Clients

  • Columbia University
    Northwell Health
    Apple
    WeWork
    SHVO
    UA Builders
  • Stagg Group
    Showfields
    Bizzi and Partners
    City's Property Development
    JBS Development
    MUJI
  • Mount Sinai Adolescent Center
    Roosevelt Public Library
    Walgreens
    Rite Aid
    Yum Brands
    Western Beef
  • BLDG
    Acacia Network
    Planet Fitness
    Ambrosino Construction
    The Apparel Group
    DII
  • MCM Worldwide
    TD Bank
    Big Island Grown