Category: Blog

Katamama Resort by Andra Matin

Principal Architect James Saisakorn recently visited Katamama resort in Bali and shared these inspiring photos with the team. Read an interview with Matin here.

Tadao Ando / 152 Elizabeth Tour

The Turett Collaborative team was recently invited to tour the first Tadao Ando project in New York City: 152 Elizabeth Street. Thank you to Foundations Group for inviting us to see this amazing project in person.

Cooking Workshop with Gaggenau Appliances

Last week Wayne was invited to attend a workshop at BSH Home Appliances. Since TTC specifies so many Gaggenau appliances for projects (including Wayne’s Passive House project in Greenport) BSH invited him to attend and learn more about making the most of these top of the line machines in the kitchen. The chef made the… Read more

Inspiration:Riola Parish Church / Alvar Aalto

Designed by Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto, Riola Parrish Church is a stunning concrete form which mimics and modulates with the contours of its Italian landscape. The magnificent baptistery, completed in 1978, is located eight kilometers south of Bologna in the small town of Riola. Aalto’s evocative modernist architecture captures the spirit of this mountain setting;… Read more

Fall Deck Season in Greenport

Fall deck season is here! Construction on Wayne’s Passive House is complete. The next step to install the landscaping and bioswale.  

Flashback Friday 8/24/2018

Flashback Friday? Who remembers the 86 Franklin office. The cat has since left to start their own design/build operation.

Wayne’s Top Things You Should Know About Building a Passive House

What is a Passive House? You might not be familiar with the story of how I came to design and build a Passive House residence in Greenport, New York. Passive House is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, which reduces the building’s ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that… Read more

West Village Condo Renovation

A longtime client wanted to have some updates made to their West Village condo. It’s almost finished and our client can’t wait to move back in and enjoy their “new” space. Here is a sneak preview.

Avenue Road Showroom Visit

The TTC team recently visited the Avenue Road showroom in Chelsea as a team outing. Thank you for hosting us Avenue Road!

Greenport Passivehouse Update

Spring is here and construction on the passive house project in Greenport, NY is starting to wrap up The heart pine flooring from Woodrights was installed by HCD Floors, with a stain by RMD Floors. Also a big Thank you to Vector East contracting for all your help on this project!