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Painting as Artistry

It will take a very observant eye to see that this arched opening is not real wood. Once we saw this in the field, it was clear that a stained wood finish would make this pass through look much more distinguished. We were able to work with a skilled, decorative painter to mimic wood grain…

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Before & After – Garden Floor Kitchen

This remodel took a cramped parlor floor kitchen and moved it to the garden floor for a larger and more functional layout. The new staircase creates a compact, but direct connection between the two areas and the family members that occupy them. The two areas are designed to be used in tandem but can also…

Events

BEEx Celebrates NYC: Passive House Showcase with Baxt Ingui Architects

Building Energy Exchange is featuring Michael Ingui in their upcoming Celebrate NYC: Passive House Showcase as part of their Building a Sustainable City exhibit that is currently on display to showcase energy efficient building renovations across New York City. The presentation will begin with several of our Passive House residential retrofits, followed by a moderated discussion…

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Iconic Staircase

We love stairs! Vertical circulation is a very important part of our designs and we are proud of this unique example. Walnut treads and custom bent steel stringers are emphasized with artfully curved plaster on the underside of the stair.                              …

Events

13th Annual North American Passive House Conference – Boston, Here We Come!

  The 13th Annual PHIUS North American Passive House Conference is being held in Boston, MA this year.  Michael Ingui will be speaking at the conference on Saturday, September 22nd; he will be sharing how Baxt Ingui has incorporated strategies to build smarter and more efficiently while creating beautiful, well-crafted, and unique homes. We are…

Interiors

BIA Interiors features Kids’ Rooms

Ease the transition back to school with the help of BIA Interiors.  Each of these rooms are designed with specific interests in mind using custom millwork, bunk beds, and eye catching wallpaper. What kid wouldn’t feel special coming home to this?!? Top: The camp theme was brought to life with custom curtains, pillows, and a…

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Back to School!

We hope everyone made the most of our last long summer weekend. As kids head back to school, balancing schedules can be daunting, but these work spaces located right in the kitchen would help any busy household stay organized.                                 …

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The “Green” Environment

People, flora and fauna thrive in a passive house environment; one reason being, the extra clean air flowing through the house filtered by an ERV. Here’s hoping everyone enjoys the beautiful outdoors this holiday weekend or perhaps just stay cool inside your passive home.

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Open House NYC features Brooklyn Heights Project

Channel 4’s Open House NYC featured this Brooklyn Heights carriage house on one of their recent episodes. This unique space features a living room with a massive shaded skylight and retractable NanaWalls that open to the garden. Light spills through both first floor and basement living spaces. We designed a one-of-a-kind bulkhead for this landmarked…

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Time for a Rooftop Cookout!

It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy warm summer evenings on a rooftop. Outdoor kitchens make a rooftop feel like a true living space, and these shown below are functional enough to make entertaining a breeze. The chef no longer needs to be stuck inside. Bon appetit!            In collaboration…