Portfolio Category: Sustainable Designs

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

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