Portfolio Category: Architecture

EAST VILLAGE PENTHOUSE

TCA has had a lot of experience connecting smaller apartments together into a seamless whole, but this adventurous client requested something we’d never seen before. In a newly constructed multi-residential development, in the East Village of NYC, TCA had the opportunity to meet a unique client’s desire to combine two penthouse condos… with a helical… Read more

NYC STUDIO LOFT

The owners of this 520 square foot, three-level studio loft had a few requests for Turett’s design team: use sustainable materials throughout; incorporate an eclectic mix of bright colors and textures; gut everything…but preserve two decorative tiles from the existing bathroom for nostalgic value. TCA drew on its experience with ‘green’ materials to integrate FSC-certified… Read more

HAVEN’S KITCHEN

Haven’s Kitchen is one of TCA’s more recent projects. The plan is to convert a 3-story turn-of-the century carriage house into a mixed-used establishment, including four main elements; a professional teaching kitchen, retail space, catering/bar facilities and a rooftop chicken coop, and aviary. It is kind of like the Swiss Army knife of food establishments…. Read more

ZECKENDORF TOWERS RESIDENCE

The existing light and views in this apartment were already so spectacular that the real work was to craft an environment to complement these assets. TCA’s scope of work was to liberate the layout so the living room, kitchen, and dining room worked in one logical sequence. The project scope also included the design of… Read more

MICHEL CLUIZEL CHOCOLAT

For a while in the early ‘00s, anyone wanting to savor some of the best French chocolates could visit the elegant Michel Cluizel Chocolat boutique nestled in ABC Home. The centerpiece of the space was a rich, custom designed showcase crafted of Macassar Ebony. It gave definition to this amorphous space with an orb shape… Read more

NYU KEVORKIAN LIBRARY

This library of Middle Eastern Studies was housed in the first floor of the Middle Eastern Studies Building at NYU, on the south side of Washington Square Park. While the building was modern and beautiful, it wasn’t serving the needs of the library, in part because the entry into the space was blunt, lacking in… Read more

LEROY STREET TOWNHOUSE

TCA’s bold, original design created a spacious, airy, and inventive house out of a former garage. The owner’s investment (purchase price and gross cost of the excavation) approximately doubled after the work was completed. A dramatic four-story staircase welcomes visitors as they enter the foyer; walking past, one will encounter a room flooded with natural… Read more

MARINHA GRANDE / MGLASS

The Marinha Grande mglass collection is an edition consisting of pieces in glass and crystal designed by 23 Portuguese designers. The mglass showroom in The New York Merchandise Mart at 41 Madison Avenue is their first showroom in the United States. It was designed and constructed by Turett Collaborative Architects in less than two months…. Read more

TORONTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Hired by SSP (large British foodservice firm and Restaurant Associates to bolster the design of their Toronto Airport food concession rfp. Developed 7 restaurant concepts from scratch including logos and signage. Short timeline, worldwide team, worked smart by creating extranet to communicate and distribute documents via website. SSP won rfp.

TELEMEDIA ACCELERATOR

When the leaders of the TeleMedia Accelerator approached TCA in November of 1999, they had a vision of a workplace where energy and innovative ideas naturally emerge, where state-of-the-art design breeds open communication. TCA responded by creating a future-focused ‘lab’ environment that encourages a new workplace dynamic. The unique nature of the TeleMedia Accelerator project… Read more