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 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 @theliving.studio … 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
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
Wayne’s Passive House project in Greenport is ready for the Summer season on the North Fork. Shiplap siding work by Vector East LTD, railing by Prandoni Kingston, doors and windors by Bildau Windows represented by Eco Supply.
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.
“Still in stainless steel, but in a less sinuous open version, this slide settles between the two levels of a penthouse in New York. After getting their hands on two identical apartments located one above the other, the owners of the premises had the crazy desire to connect them with a slide. The entrance to the… Read more
Shelton has never shied away from hard work. Especially in the early days of her career, she was almost always the only woman on a job site or in the shop. “I wasn’t fazed by it. I never felt out of place or like a spectacle,” she says, conceding that “I used to get… Read more
This chair at Embajada Gallery in San Juan features Taino Weaving on a reproduction of a Henry Klumb ARKLU Studio chair. Henry Klumb is a German-born architect who lived and worked in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 1944 until his death in 1984. Klumb founded ARKLU, a design studio which produced furniture and utility objects from… Read more
What could be more appropriate for a new harbor-side park in Brooklyn — and once the site of a great port complex – than to incorporate shipping container design. That’s what we believed, and the New York City Parks Department agreed. As a building material, these containers offer a lot. They are abundant, and recycling… Read more