New Tenement

New Tenement

The New Tenement is a reconsideration of this traditional building type in Manhattan’s most dynamic, diverse and historic residential neighborhood. As in 19th Century tenement buildings, we paired economic and spatial efficiency with material playfulness. 

The project is a 20 unit residential rental building with gallery space located on the ground floor and cellar. The decorative and material qualities of the traditional tenement were a point of departure for our design both inside and out. 

The base building will be of the most straightforward construction, veiled behind a perforated aluminum rain-screen system that both echoes traditional fire escapes and performs environmentally, acting as a sun shading device and louvered panel for air exchange.

Location:Manhattan, NY
Dates:2016
Status:Design Development
Program:Residential, Art Gallery
Grand model web 1600 xxx q85 White mock ups 1600 xxx q85 Axon exploded  white background 1600 xxx q85 Grand street rendering 1600 xxx q85

Galerie Perrotin

Thumbnail 2 600 xxx q85
Galerie Perrotin

New Tenement

Thumbnail 600 xxx q85
New Tenement

Lygia Clark at Luhring Augustine

Web thumbnail lygia2 600 xxx q85
Lygia Clark at Luhring Augustine

Townhouse 1

Web thumbnail 2 600 xxx q85
Townhouse 1

Telfair Studio

Web thumbnail telfair studio 600 xxx q85
Telfair Studio

Cairo Tech Innovation Hub

Web thumbnail cairo tech innovation hub 600 xxx q85
Cairo Tech Innovation Hub

Public Practice Exhibition

Thumbnail 600 xxx q85
Public Practice Exhibition

Buffalo Architecture Center

Thumbnail 600 xxx q85
Buffalo Architecture Center

Start-Up Shed

Thumbnail 2 600 xxx q85
Start-Up Shed

Build it Back

Web thumbnail build it back 600 xxx q85
Build it Back

HEARTIFACTS

Web thumbnail heartifacts 600 xxx q85
HEARTIFACTS

9x18

Web thumbnail 9x18 600 xxx q85
9x18

Penthouse 1

Web thumbnail 415 greenwich street 01 600 xxx q85
Penthouse 1

Gallery 2

Web thumbnail 130 orchard 600 xxx q85
Gallery 2

Fit City

Web thumbnail fit city 600 xxx q85
Fit City

Made in Brooklyn

Web thumbnail gowanus 600 xxx q85
Made in Brooklyn

Wontons

Web thumbnail wontons 600 xxx q85
Wontons

Campus Center

Web thumbnail fieldston library 600 xxx q85
Campus Center

Priest Farm

Web thumbnail 117 temp 600 xxx q85
Priest Farm

Hudson House

Web thumbnail straus residence tarrytown 600 xxx q85
Hudson House

FAR ROC

Web thumbnail far roc 600 xxx q85
FAR ROC

FOLD

Web thumbnail fold 600 xxx q85
FOLD

Landscape Retail Costa Rica

Web thumbnail escazu costa rica 600 xxx q85
Landscape Retail Costa Rica

University Place Lights

Web thumbnail liu university place lights 2 600 xxx q85
University Place Lights

Brooklyn Cloud

Web thumbnail brooklyn cloud 600 xxx q85
Brooklyn Cloud

Gallery 1

Web thumbnail marc straus gallery 600 xxx q85
Gallery 1