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City College of NY Students Learning About Passive House

Last week, we were able to share the process of passive house construction with City College of New York’s “Low Energy Buildings / High-Performance Architecture” class. Taught by Alan Barlis of Barlis Wedlick Architects and adjunct lecturer Ben Leer of 475 High Performance Building Supply, the class of undergrad and graduate students toured a Baxt Ingui…

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Happy Thanksgiving =)

  We hope your day is filled with love, laughter, and gratitude. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Baxt Ingui Architects and BIA Interiors!  

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Exacting The Level 5 Finish

Industry standards define wall finishes on a scale of 0 (no finish) to 5 (the most uniform finish). Typically, level 5 finish is reserved for areas that have very specific requirements, i.e. where highly reflective surface treatments will be used or where lighting is especially unforgiving.It is a painstaking process that requires several finish layers…

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Passive House Plus features Baxt Ingui

Ireland-based publication Passive House Plus is featuring our Carroll Gardens project as part of their current issue’s international selections! Renovating an existing building into a passive building is often more difficult than building passive from the ground up. We are proud of this project because it was not only Passive House certified, but Passive House Plus…

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It’s In the Details

The holidays are upon us which means lots of entertaining and cooking. The kitchen is often the workhorse of the home and requires special attention when planning for each cook’s needs. Storage space and accessibility are key, and elements like the ‘magic corner’, kick drawers, and appliance garages are thoughtful additions that make each kitchen…

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Hello Autumn!

Baxt Ingui Architects decided to adventure out to the North Fork to enjoy the beautiful, Autumn weather and breathtaking views.  Thank you to Mike and Dayan for hosting us all at their lovely home – we had a wonderful time!

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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…

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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.                              …