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An Industrial Kitchen for People Who Love Nature

Wayne Turett Passve House Wall Street Journal

Can an architect indulge his desire for the clean look of metal-and-white-kitchen cabinets without casting a permanent chill on the heart of the house? New York designer and architect Wayne Turett pondered this question as he put together the kitchen in his Greenport, N.Y., home. He wanted a space as welcoming as a living room,… Read more

Opening Reception: A New Wave of Modern Architecture on the North Fork

A New Wave of Architecture on the North Fork Barry Bergdoll

Thank you to everyone who attended the reception for A New Wave of Modern Architecture on the North Fork this past Sunday. Here are some images from the day’s events. If you want to see this exhibit and check out the model of the TTC passive house it will be up all summer. There will… Read more

Wayne Turett’s Dream House

A few years ago I started to see more information on Passive Houses in a number of architectural journals. The concept was simple, design a house that was very well insulated and sealed allowing very little infiltration that would reduce the demand for heating and cooling. That was the way I understood it. Perhaps I… Read more

Greenport Passive House Update

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

Tropical Modernism

Jorge González 359 dias en 19 meses (359 days in 19 months)

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

The Turett Collaborative in New York Magazine

The Turett Collaborative in NY Mag

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.

The Turett Collaborative’s Innovative Designs Meet Duravit Aesthetics

Turett Collaborative Bathroom North Fork

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 TTC Project in the News

  New York City Fashion Week was just here, and with it came an unexpected surprise. It turns out that one of our recent projects in Tribeca had some very famous guests! See our portfolio from the project here or check out some of the links below. Inside the New York City Penthouse that Kendall and… Read more

36 West 10th Street Update

This 1800’s Anglo-Italianate townhouse located in the heart of Greenwich Village, was once the home of Edward L. Godkin, founder and editor of ‘The Nation’. This townhouse renovation designed by The Turett Collaborative will include an elevator, walnut floors throughout, eco-friendly LED light fixtures, a master suite sauna, cellar-level gym complete with a 20 foot… Read more