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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | Salvaged Wood

As we celebrate Earth Day this week, we stress the importance of being conscientious of our designs and materials. Bringing in new materials takes time, energy, and money. We appreciate the history that goes back over a century for many of the homes we have renovated using repurposed wood elements, wherever possible.       …

Before + After

BEFORE + AFTER

This Brooklyn Heights townhouse kitchen underwent a major transformation without changing the overall square footage of the space. Slight changes to the rear fenestration, adding a juliette balcony, and a skylight over the island provide a dramatic change to this high traffic zone. We consider this a successful example of respecting the character of a …

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Closet Envy

While we are fans of the functionality of semi-custom modular storage systems, some projects call for something more resplendent from the norm. This Manhattan townhouse has separate ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ master walk-in closets, proving that storage space can be celebrated when it is as eye-catching as this. Can you tell His from Hers? 😉   …

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Bring the Outside In

We all know that our city’s summers can be sizzling and winters can be frigid. The comfortable, temperate evenings, therefore, are a thing to be celebrated every time they come around. Bi-folding door systems literally break the barrier between exterior and interior, allowing gentle swells of fresh air to revive every interior corner after a …

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Let the Ceiling Sing!

BIA Interiors designed this Brooklyn townhouse parlor to be a refined, yet functional space for a large family. Functional furniture is complemented by the sophistication of the gold painted ceiling. Marmello Studio used a meticulous process to execute the design, painting varying tones of gold in a grid pattern to create a textural canvas as …

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Interior Room Partitions … The Ultimate Flexibility

Maximizing square footage is a requirement for most urban dwellings. It is important for us to create rooms that engage spatial fluidity but also are able to withdraw themselves for a moment of necessary quiet. Guest bedrooms, screening rooms, and yoga studios are instantly crafted behind these simple sliding partitions that humbly pocket away when …

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Spring Ahead!

Outdoor fireplaces are the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors during the colder seasons while still getting some tranquility from the bustling sidewalks. The extra hour of daylight would be well spent in front of this crackling fire in the West Village, imagining warmer weather just a few weeks away.  In collaboration with: Brook Landscape  …

Passive House

Passive Cellar Slab in 4 Easy Steps

Our passive houses require a thoroughly sealed, insulated cellar slab to complete an air tight seal around the entire house. Since townhouses share party walls with their neighbors, this can appear to be a daunting task. In reality, it’s as easy as rigid insulation, vapor barrier, wire mesh, concrete slab and … VOILA!     …

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BEFORE + AFTER

We believe a townhouse facade can really be showstopping. This restored brick facade in Cobble Hill is proof that attention to detail creates a masterpiece.                                                             …

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WNET media initiative features Baxt Ingui Architects on PBS.org TODAY!

Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call for New York City that climate change is creating extreme and unpredictable weather. WNET has created the Peril & Promise initiative that features five different solutions New Yorkers have implemented to fortify their homes and businesses for the future in the hopes that they can serve as models for …