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Celebrating 3 Black Architects Who Shaped Modern Architecture

As February is Black History Month, we are sharing the stories of three incredible Black architects and their contributions to the profession. As we all know, talent, creativity, and innovation are universal, but national values and policies have often left Black designers facing unwarranted obstacles. Despite these issues, some of the most remarkable buildings in… Read more

15 Holiday Gifts for Architects and Designers Starting at $10

This holiday season, gift giving will look different than ever before. We may not be gathering with friends and family like we normally do, but the excitement of holiday gifts still stands. Whether you’re sending it by mail or delivering it in person, the items on this list are architect and designer-approved. From ergonomically designed… Read more

Make Your Own Furniture Fair with These 6 NYC Exhibitions

There is no denying that those who have spent time in the design world miss market, furniture fairs, and being face-to-face with fellow design-lovers and industry pals. And while this year we will not experience new collections and lines like we usually do, we do not have to call off admiring beautiful furniture and decor… Read more

Wayne Talks to Commercial Property Executive Magazine

TTC founder Wayne Turett is no stranger to zero-net energy buildings; he built one fo himself and his family in Greenport, Long Island! So it is no surprise that Commercial Property Executive Magazine looked to Wayne when discussing environmentally-conscious low-emission spaces. You can read Wayne’s thoughts in the article here.  

Explore Three NYC Hotels in #TTCCheckedIn

We know that you haven’t been able to travel like you used to, and a future where we’re once again exploring the world may seem distant.  In recognition of our own wanderlust – and yours –  we took a deep dive into the process and stories behind three Manhattan hotels in a special series, #TTCCheckedIn…. Read more

A Peek at a West Village Duplex Installation

A duplex in the West Village is beginning to come to life, step by step – literally. As a curved staircase was installed at the site, we got a behind-the scenes-look, and spoke to project lead Alex Nizhikhovskiy about the process. “Our duplex apartment renovation started from the owners’ desire to reconfigure the staircase at… Read more

Greenport Passive House Open House

Greenport North Fork Passive House by Wayne Turett

This November 9 – 11th The Turett Collaborative will be participating in the International Passive House Open days with a very exciting project – Wayne Turett’s very own recently completed Passive House in Greenport, New York. Passive House buildings are characterized by excellent thermal insulation, triple glazed windows, and a ventilation system with heat recovery… Read more

Subculture: Microbial Metrics and the Multi-Species City

  SUBCULTURE: MICROBIAL METRICS AND THE MULTI-SPECIES CITY Kevin Slavin / Elizabeth Hénaff / The Living (David Benjamin, John Locke, Danil Nagy, Damon Lau, Dale Zhao, Ray Wang, Jim Stoddart, Lorenzo Villaggi) in collaboration with Evan Eisman Company September 19th, 2018 – January 12th, 2019 97 Kenmare Street, New York, NY #subculture      @storefrontnyc       … Read more


By Jean Nayar | August 31, 2018 | Hamptons Magazine Home & Real Estate An elegant Bridgehampton home gets thoughtfully tweaked with a fresh makeover to reflect the spirit of its new owners. It all started with a couple of fumbled attempts to refresh her young son Andrew’s bedroom and playroom. After trying out a few different paint… Read more

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