Portfolio Category: Architecture Residential

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

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

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

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

UPPER WEST SIDE PENTHOUSE

Fifty four floors above Broadway, with the Statue of Liberty, the horizon over Long Island and the whole of Central Park in view, this Manhattan penthouse architecture project offered extraordinary potential. The owners had a vision for the space – clean design, a layout with the most panoramic views, and the celebration of a unique… Read more

73RD STREET PENTHOUSE

Designed for a single owner, this 2,400 square foot triplex apartment in a new condominium development on East 73rd Street is full of air and light. Working closely with the building architects, TCA has designed a soaring, dramatic space with double-height entry foyer and a large living room with a custom fire trough that runs… Read more

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

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