Author: <span>Martha Valencia-Cordoba</span>

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Recreating Historic Front Doors

After more than a century of daily use, the front doors on many of our projects are beyond repair. For increased security, air tightness, and curb appeal, we have replicated many versions of historic front doors in Landmarked districts that perform better and add polish to the front facade. Since the front door makes the…

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Kick Off 2021 with Passive House Accelerator + BIA

From now to the day we decarbonize the global building stock, every year needs to be the “year of the deep energy retrofit”, so what better way to ring in 2021 than with a Passive House Plus retrofit of a historic brownstone in a New York City landmark district?! Baxt Ingui Architects’ principal and Passive…

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Happy Holidays and Welcome 2021!

We all wish you a toasty, curl up by the fireplace type of holiday season and a hopeful NEW YEAR! Looking forward to seeing you in 2021! Photography (clockwise from top left): Peter Peirce, Inc. In collaboration with: Kari McCabe Inc.  

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Before + After: Bright and Flowing Spaces for Comfortable Living

This project came to us as a 2-family home with a garden apartment that the family wanted to combine with the residence upstairs. The garden level was very compartmentalized as a 2-bedroom apartment, making the floor feel cramped and lightless. An L-shaped kitchen towards the rear restricted flow and access to the rear yard and…

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BIA Interiors Feature: Design Tip Series – It’s a Wrap!

2020 is coming to a close and it’s hard to believe it’s been 10 weeks since we launched our Design Tip Series. We hope you enjoyed some of our favorite spaces and learned a tip or two. Our wish is that you can enter the new year with excitement and confidence to revamp your home.…

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Fireplaces as Form and Function!

With the first snowfall in New York City, many are thinking about cozying up to a fire. Many of our clients love the warmth and ambience of a fireplace, but did you know just how many types of fireplace combinations there are? Fireplaces can be traditionally wood-burning, or fueled by gas, or even environmentally friendly…

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Mixed Material Kitchens

Just like 2020, not everything needs to be perfect! That’s what we like to tell ourselves when we are challenging the ‘default’ that finish choices need to be consistent and matching. Incorporating different materials into a curated design adds interest and a sense of customization to any space. Especially in a kitchen, the possibilities are…

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BIA Interiors Feature: “Jewel Box” Powder Rooms

When you live in a place like New York City, you know that space can be a little tight and it is almost blasphemous to leave any corner of your home unused. At BIA Interiors, we like to make sure your spaces are designed efficiently to fit every single one of your needs so that…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Baxt Ingui Architects!

The 2020 holiday season has finally arrived, and though it looks different this year for many of us, we hope you can still create some of the magic and memories that Thanksgiving brings. Even with a smaller group gathering around the dining room table, we can enjoy the company of loved ones near and far…

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BIA Interiors Feature: Dining Rooms as a Gathering Place and More

With the holidays right around the corner, we wanted to showcase a few of our favorite dining rooms. From small family dinners to large gatherings, dining rooms have been a place for families to bond over meals and enjoy time together. Throughout the years and especially this year, dining rooms have become more multi-functional spaces.…