Portfolio Category: Architecture

Greenport Passive House

The term “passive house” (Passivhaus, as it was originally coined in Germany) refers to a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building. The design process is integrated with architectural design to produce structures that have the ability to passively maintain comfortable temperatures year round without investments in petrol-based heating systems, or energy-intensive air conditioning units…. Read more

Leonard Street Townhouse

This residential structure was built from the ground up , presenting a 7-story glass-and- steel façade to Leonard Street, with a 2-story glass and metal penthouse above. The 75ft-wide site had held single-story derelict garages for decades; neighborhood groups and the Landmarks Preservation Commission were pleased enough to see them go but also intensely sensitive… Read more

West 77th Street

W 77 UWS Turett Townhouse

New York City townhomes are most often characterized by their greatest constraints: narrow floors stacked four or five high between impenetrable and opaque party walls, resulting in formal box-like rooms at the ends of the rectangular floor plates, with dark and narrow service spaces at the center of the plan. The owners of this home… Read more

146 WAVERLY

Located on one of the most coveted tree-lined townhouse rows in central Greenwich Village, between the “Gold Coast” and the West Village, this gracious sun-filled townhouse with privacy and views was painstakingly and intelligently re-built and designed for the 21st Century in a contemporary classic style by the design team at TTC with the developer… Read more

LAIGHT STREET LOFT

The loft apartment at 44 Laight street resides in a landmarked warehouse building in the heart of New York’s TriBeCa neighborhood. We were met with the particular challenge of renovating this water damaged space into something both uniquely modern yet warm and inviting for the family that inhabited the space. To achieve this, we added… Read more

74 WASHINGTON

The Turett Collaborative was engaged by a developer to return a multi-family residence at 74 Washington Place back to a townhouse as it was originally constructed in the mid-1800s.  As with all landmarked sites, we worked closely with the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to preserve important aspects of its front facade which includes a brownstone… Read more

15 LEONARD STREET

This residential structure was built from the ground up , presenting a 7-story glass-and- steel façade to Leonard Street, with a 2-story glass and metal penthouse above. The 75ft-wide site had held single-story derelict garages for decades; neighborhood groups and the Landmarks Preservation Commission were pleased enough to see them go but also intensely sensitive… Read more

71 FRANKLIN

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create a 52ft wide mega-residence in the heart of Tribeca with over 20,000sf of living space. Esteemed architect Wayne Turett has engineered plans to convert this majestic limestone landmark, set alongside Shigeru Bans masterpiece Cast Iron House, into a 7 bedroom+ mansion with exceptional entertaining spaces, a swimming pool and a rooftop… Read more

GREENWICH STREET LOFT

Modern Home & Loft Architects in NYC

The complete renovation of this penthouse loft at 463 Greenwich Street in the Northern Tribeca Historic District also included the addition of a rooftop pavilion and 1,500 square feet of exterior living space. Located in a former warehouse that was converted to a residential co-op in the 1990’s, the loft had previously been used as… Read more

67 CHARLES

The four story townhouse at 67 Charles is situated on a charming tree lined block in the heart of the original Greenwich Village Historic District. Originally constructed as one of a series of three rowhouses in 1867 by Bartlett Smith, the brownstone facade and painted wood cornice is a typical example of the French Second… Read more