Portfolio Category: Architecture Hospitality


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


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


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


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.


From the moment you first spy City Bakery it is obvious this is not a typical neighborhood bake shop. The bakery’s creator approached TCA with a well-formed vision for a shop that would stand out as unique even on Manhattan’s East 17th Street; Wayne Turett worked closely with the chef/owner to bring that vision to… Read more


In the mid-1970’s, Wayne Turett had designed a popular newsstand on the Upper West Side of New York City, which subsequently won a City Art Commission award for its clean lines and intuitive functionality. Newsbar took this experience one step further, as Turett envisioned a high-end coffee bar and retail space, great looking and comfortable… Read more


The owner and chef at Tribeca Treats wanted a clean interior, underscoring the idea that her ingredients and methods are pure and simple. TCA took the cue and designed a bakery that is centered on dark and white chocolate. The walls are made of a series of horizontally placed wood boards that are painted a… Read more


Hale & Hearty desired a ‘clear graphic feel’ for their space and ever growing business. Our custom-designed display system allowed for easy posting of menu items and cooking utensils behind the order-entry counter. Further into the space, transparent wall panels filled with colorful dried beans suspended in acrylic remind the customer about the variety of… Read more


The design of this waterfront property with amazing views of Manhattan created an excitement around the food, highlighting different food areas and organizing a logical circulation to make the dining experience pleasant and fun. Color was infused into the space so intensely that it seemed to bring its own energy; it becomes irrelevant that there… Read more

News Stand

Newstand was designed during a time of dramatic transformation in the city. The main theme behind it’s design was to see the newstand as ‘information center’ and not just a retail outlet.  The goal was to blend a mixture of old and new in order to interfuse itself with the habitat and community surrounding it. In 1983,… Read more