The Turett Collaborative is currently in the process of building a Passive House residence in Greenport, New York. Passive House buildings (also known in Europe as Passivhaus) adhere to design principles that prioritize energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. Passive House structures are very low energy buildings. They require little energy for… Read more
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Sight Unseen Offsite is one of NYCxDesign week’s most important places to discover the latest in independent design. It is curated annually by Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer of the eponymous www.Sightunseen.com. Here you will find a curated selection of team favorites from one of our favorite fairs!
It is quite impossible to consider the building one thing and its furnishings another. They are all mere structural details of its character and completeness – Frank Lloyd Wright
The December issue of New York Magazine features quotes from Wayne Turett about the challenges of combining buildings in to single family residences. The article will be online next week here.
This past week, Duravit announced the winners of their fourth annual Designer Dream Bath Competition including an honorable mention for The Turett Collaborative. The key to this bathroom design by TTC is that it isn’t a bath ‘room’ at all; it’s an integral part of the master suite, the intimate heart of the home. Traditionally,… Read more
A unique site at the edge of the TriBeCa West Historic District needed the right TriBeCa architect to blend century-old beauty with modern living. The 1870s-era structure was singled out for preservation, but the unique corner location offered a significant development opportunity. What could be done with this prominent and light-filled site that would respect… Read more