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Welcome to Parklife!

Parklife recently opened in Gowanus, Brooklyn; it’s a trendy, new indoor and huge outdoor space with a welcoming atmosphere, scrumptious food, and delicious drinks.  We enjoyed collaborating with Scott, Julie and Iraj on this fun project and would like to thank Joe, Courtney and Tim as well.  Please go check it out if you’re in the …

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Thank You Stego Industries!

Thank you to Kyle Mitchell at Stego Industries LLC for coming into our office this past Friday and giving us all a very, educational learning session.  Everyone here at Baxt Ingui along with many of our General Contractors, who also attended, took away a wealth of information.  For more information on Stego Industries and slab …

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BEFORE + AFTER

We loved the original elevator cab so we decided to restore it. With the IA Construction Management team and talented artisans, we were able to bring back the natural beauty of the ornate wood paneling and upgraded it to meet the current elevator requirements.

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BEFORE + AFTER

The existing dark and utilitarian rooftop addition was re-designed with larger openings and new folding doors, bringing natural light into the interior space. The new side staircase took a dark unused space to provide direct access to another upper roof terrace.  The contractor was IA Construction Management and the landscape designer was Gunn Landscape Architecture.

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2017 New Gravity Housing Conference

We are excited to announce that Michael Ingui, along with Jordan Dentz (Levy Partnership) and David Fineehirsch (Urban Artisan) will be giving a presentation on “Real World Challenges of Passive House in the Real World Market” at the 2017 New Gravity Housing Conference in Philadelphia on Thursday, August 3rd.  He will be discussing the Passive …

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Grace Court Alley Carriage House

The goal in converting this carriage house to residential use was to create light filled integrated interior spaces that had a seamless relationship to the exterior. It was a fun project that the entire team enjoyed being a part of.  Special thanks to the folks at Taffera Fine Buildings Finishes – always a pleasure to …

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Manhattan Gets its Second Passive House

This Passive House proves, yet again, that you can combine the restoration of a historic townhouse with incredible building quality and performance. This Upper West Side renovation located at 53st West 71st street  defies the skepticism surrounding Passive House by including features that have often been considered necessary sacrifices in order to create a sealed, …

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Ethanol Fireplaces

The movement toward energy efficiency and the requirements of the New York City Building Department has directed a number of our clients to seek out alternatives to the traditional fireplace. Ethanol and gel-fueled fireplaces use a renewable, carbon-neutral fuel that results in a drastically smaller ecological footprint making it an excellent alternative that is good for …