Passive House projects have slightly different materials used in the construction, therefore costs are not always the same as conventional housing projects. In the Greenport Passive House, the air barrier is achieved using Zip Sheathing and Zip tape. Exterior insulation of polyisocyanurate (4″ walls, 6″ roof) and 1″ wood furring is attached to the Zip… Read more
On site at the Turett Passive House in Greenport, New York, ship lapped cedar siding is beginning to be installed. Bill Winisky, the contractor is doing a great job mitering the corners.
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!
ICFF and it’s satellite fairs are a can’t-miss weekend full of events for the design industry in New York and worldwide. Enjoy some of our team’s favorites from ICFF New York 2017!
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
This chair at Embajada Gallery in San Juan features Taino Weaving on a reproduction of a Henry Klumb ARKLU Studio chair. Henry Klumb is a German-born architect who lived and worked in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 1944 until his death in 1984. Klumb founded ARKLU, a design studio which produced furniture and utility objects from… Read more
With a name meaning ‘delicious’ in latin, or as Germans would say; ‘Leckere Fensterblatt’, we can learn a lot about this plant already! The Monstera Deliciosa grows extensively in the wild with a new world fame in design owed to none other than Berlin :: via Soujornal.de
Proportions found in nature and in design often reflect the ‘golden ratio’. See balance, proportion, and harmony in 2017. Wishing You a golden new year! – The Turett Collaborative