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Gym Break!

After working, cooking, eating, and drinking, you may (or may not) be thinking about exercise. For those missing their gym routine, check out these home exercise spaces – a lap pool, a yoga studio, and weight rooms that can be closed off with glass doors from the adjacent spaces without feeling disconnected.  Remember, whether you…

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Celebrating Earth Day with Historic Preservation

Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action, which encourages everyone to utilize all the tools and actions available to them to make a lasting improvement on our world. Our firm hopes to further the goals of Passive House building as it is adapted to…

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Join Baxt Ingui Architects for a Virtual Meetup!

Join the International Passive House Association and NYPH this coming Monday for a virtual presentation by our very own Michael Ingui as he dives into the reasons and design benefits of doing a Passive House masonry retrofit (especially on historic or protected buildings).  He will describe Baxt Ingui’s design and project process with the client,…

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Virtual Happy Hours In The Comfort Of Your Home

Another part of life that has now become virtual are “Happy Hours”!  As a matter of fact, if you are looking to join a virtual GLOBAL Passive House happy hour, you are in luck!  Passive House Accelerator hosts one every Wednesday – today’s virtual happy hour will be featuring Michelle Apigian of Boston based ICON…

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Kitchen Time = Quality Time!

In addition to working and playing at home, we’re sure most of you are doing a lot more cooking and baking at home. We’re adding to our ‘at home’ series with a look at classic and clean white kitchens.  Keep the food coming! In collaboration with: BIA Interiors (top left, bottom right) Photography (clockwise from top…

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Home Offices

As much of the country transitions to working from home and all the daily changes that come with it, we can’t help but think how useful these home work spaces are at a time like this. Whether it’s in a secluded space meant for productivity or your kitchen table, we appreciate all of our colleague’s…

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Making Room for Indoor Living

As many of our daily routines have adjusted towards staying indoors, we are taking a look at some spaces that are ideal for little ones. Play spaces everywhere are now doubling as school AND play space. We are remembering to be supportive of each other during these long days inside with the hopes of safer,…

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Whimsical Custom Vanities

With everyone spending a little extra time at the sink these days, we thought we would ‘spring forward’ with these fun kids’ vanities customized for an Upper West Side project. These bathrooms were designed with a very neutral tile palette to allow the bold colors of the vanity fronts and mirror frames to really stand…

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Freshen Up For Spring

It’s hard to avoid construction in New York City these days, and we thought we would try to make the process a little more bearable for the neighbors and passersby of this Carroll Gardens project. One Saturday afternoon was all it took to introduce a furry friend to the neighborhood who kept watch over the…

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Stair Design Through Sketching

When designing renovations, it is often difficult to see past the existing state of the project. Hand sketching helps the client to visualize the design and it also helps the designer work out details and scale in three dimensions. This is an example of two separate stairs in a multi-family project, including one that incorporates…