One Really Strong Beach House

Feb` 22 | Alex Polier

New York Times writes about Raad Studio's hurricane-proof post-Sandy beach house in Seabrite, NJ

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Feb` 27 | Alex Polier

Marvel's YMCA Brings a Balance with Nature to the Northeast Bronx

On the edge of a densely overgrown lot nestled near the largest New York City Housing Authority development in the Bronx, Marvel is designing a dynamic campus of adventure and activity that will provide a state-of-the-art community hub to neighborhood families of all income levels. Located within Bronx Community District 12, a new YMCA community and recreation facility will be located alongside NYCHA’s Baychester and Edenwald Houses. Marvel’s design responds to the natural topography of the site and preserves significant mature trees and groves of vegetation. The facility will be comprised of three pavilions, connected by a glass corridor that provides views out to the landscaped courtyards between them. Both New York City’s YMCA and Marvel are fully committed to the holistic pursuit of a sustainably designed building and will utilize both passive and active sustainable elements in the new design...

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Feb` 27 | Alex Polier

JDSA Embodies the Future of Urban Design in Copenhagen, as told by Dwell

A building situated in the trendy Copenhagen neighborhood of Nørrebro had the ideal location but one problematic detail: lack of green space. 

However, thanks to the innovative design by architect Julien De Smedt, that is no longer the case. By replacing the building's confined attic area with three new penthouse apartments, and building a common "backyard" on the roof, residents can now enjoy an airy outdoor space without having to venture very far...

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Feb` 23 | Alex Polier

D'Aquino Monaco, EST 1998

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Carl D'Aquino and Francine Monaco's interior design and architecture firm, D'Aquino Monaco. Read more about them in New York Spaces.

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Feb` 23 | Alex Polier

We All Love Being the Cover Girl

2017 was an amazing year for DNA with 5 cover stories!

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