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Brooklyn Preschool of Science’s Second Location – Just As Fun As The First!

Working with the Brooklyn Preschool of Science on their second Brooklyn location in Park Slope really brought out the kids in us! The subterranean space feels cheerful and welcoming with the addition of colored LED panels, brightly painted walls, and large window openings that frame the living wall in the outdoor space. Around every corner…

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Brownstoner Honors Michael Ingui!

Baxt Ingui Architects proudly attended Brownstoner’s RADD Awards last week to honor Michael as a top leader in Brooklyn Real estate, Architecture, Design and Development. Attendees mingled amid the extensive archives of the Brooklyn Historical Society library. Congratulations to Michael and the rest of the honorees!

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Baxt Ingui Brightens BCHS’ Brooklyn Gardens

Baxt Ingui was pleased to contribute to the revitalization of BCHS’ Brooklyn Gardens housing development outdoor garden space for residents. This spring, BCHS residents will be able to enjoy a newly refurbished outdoor seating and garden area designed by Baxt Ingui Architects and implemented by Monadnock Construction and LPA Construction, Inc. Beautiful bluestone and pavers…

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Annual Baxt Ingui Bowling Night!

Baxt Ingui got out of the office and into our bowling shoes last week for our annual office bowling outing! We were happy to have our Spring Break extern from the University of Michigan with us to end his week-long experience with our firm. BIA hosts an extern every year through Taubman College of Architecture…

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Greenpoint Brick Infill Reimagined

We were surprised to find masonry walls when we opened up the sheetrock of this free-standing wood frame house in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. We soon found that this type of exterior wall construction was very common for this typology, built around 1850. Part of the Owners’ vision for the renovation was to incorporate…

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Modern Millwork Details

We are loving this cabinet profile from a recent Park Slope townhouse renovation. The narrow shaker panel, accented with brass hardware, a dark island, and Carrara white marble create a modern update to a classic theme. We also love that the flushmount light fixtures above the island allow unobstructed views through the new, enlarged openings…

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Passive House Accelerator is Live!

The Passive House Community is creative, driven, and collaborative. Passive House Accelerator has been created to make it easier for others to learn about Passive House, to support the community by allowing them to share ideas and solutions, to expand on the innovative conversations and sessions at conferences, and to allow those who are succeeding…

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Remembering Heather Tilev

We would like to dedicate this blog to a wonderful person we were all very lucky to have in our lives, Heather Tilev.  Heather was not only a colleague to us, she was a mentor, a leader, a friend and someone we all looked up to as the great designer that she was.  Her collaboration…

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Stairs as Form and Function

Most living spaces require some sort of book storage or object display, and in the case of these two Brooklyn residences, the double height spaces offered the perfect opportunity to design open storage into the stairs themselves. The combination of beautiful objects combined with thoughtfully detailed stairs is truly striking.

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Air Sealing Around Original Details

Implementing Passive techniques in historic rowhouses can be challenging, and this townhouse is no exception. When the original, ornate plaster crown could not be removed, it had to be incorporated into the continuous air barrier. The angled shelf below the crown creates a transition for the liquid applied air barrier to bridge from masonry to…