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Clean Lines Complemented by Assymetrical Lighting

We transformed the original dark wood paneling and floors of this historic Park Slope limestone into an open and bright space for a young family. Clean, simple materials distinguish the fun lighting choices – vintage pendants in the kitchen and a connect the dots trail of globe sconces in the guest bathroom. In collaboration with: Annie…

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Before & After: Greenpoint Project

We renovated this freestanding home in Brooklyn to drastically increase natural light in the back of the house as well as add a one-story addition to create a wider kitchen on the first floor. The triple sliding doors create a direct connection to the rear yard, where we installed new stone pavers, a custom cedar…

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Eclectic Kitchen Breaks the Mold

We love a crisp white kitchen, but when our clients come to us with a specific vision in mind, we love bringing it to life. This colorful, eclectic kitchen layers artwork, fabric, and pattern to create a uniquely individual space; it has many layers of interest without being overwhelming. In collaboration with: Shanti Crawford Photography: Adam…

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Zen Modern Bathroom

Step into this modern master bathroom and cool off from the heat! Stone slabs on the floor, backsplash, and shower walls minimize maintenance and make the space feel clean and open, while dark tones, matte finishes, and natural wood keep it warm and inviting. In collaboration with: Annie Leslau Photography:  Nicole Franzen 

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How to Stay Cool in the Heat Wave

The insulation and air sealing implemented in our Passive projects keep the interiors at comfortable temperatures all year round, even through blistering heat waves and frigid snow storms, with very little help from mechanical systems. Part of this is due to the insulation and air sealing that is used around the perimeter of the building.…

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From Paper to Practice: Garden Level Kitchen

This sketch helped our clients imagine their new, garden level kitchen with the bearing wall removed to capture the full width of the rowhouse. Because the chimney breast could not be removed, it was integrated into the millwork design and used for hanging storage. Working through the sketch together, both the architect and client gain…

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CNN Global Energy Challenge features Baxt Ingui Architects

Michael Ingui explains the basics of a Passive House on CNN Business online from inside one of Baxt Ingui’s passive projects in construction.  In addition to the job site, you will also see the interior and exterior of one of our first certified Passive houses. You would never know it is a high performance building…

Events

Brooklyn Community Housing and Services Celebrates 40 Years!

Our office was delighted to join Brooklyn Community Housing and Services in their most successful event to date to celebrate 40 years of ending homelessness in Brooklyn. BCHS provides safe, clean, supportive housing each year for more than 1,000 formerly homeless and at-risk women, children, and men, and help them learn how to live productively…

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New Addition Brings Rays of Sunshine

We created this new rear addition kitchen with expansive sliding doors and a large skylight that brightens the space and illuminates the natural materials of the kitchen and furniture. The wraparound countertop creates an inviting space for cooking and eating with a view to the backyard. Click below to see Architectural Digest’s feature of this…

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Mixed Material Master Bathroom

The materials of this expansive master bathroom are embraced with natural light to create a space that feels airy and warm. Mixing natural stone, warm wood, and glass creates interest while maintaining a neutral and serene palette. Getting ready every morning can be an enjoyable experience in a space like this. Photography:  Dylan Chandler