August 4, 2015
Julie Nelson and Harry Kendall to speak on housing
At the August meeting of AIANY’s Housing Committee, Julie Nelson and Harry Kendall will share some of BKSK’s latest housing work and offer their insights into the New York housing market. James McCullar Architecture, Handel Architects, Terrain NYC, and Cook + Fox will also present at the event, which will be held from 6-8pm on August 12th at the Knoll Showroom at 1330 6th Avenue.
All are welcome to attend this “casual summer evening of presentations,” which includes appetizers and beverages courtesy of Knoll. RSVP’s are not required. For additional information about the event or the committee, please contact Committee Co-Chairs Fernando Villa at firstname.lastname@example.org and Peter Bafitis at PBafitis@rktb.com.
To invite Julie or Harry to share their expertise at an upcoming event, please email email@example.com.
June 26, 2014
New architecture inspired by a historic building material
New York has a rich architectural terra cotta heritage. This ceramic can be found on a plethora of historic buildings throughout the city, ranging from the iconic like Louis Sullivan’s Bayard-Condict Building and Cass Gilbert’s Woolworth Building to smaller-scale Queen Anne-style rowhouses in Park Slope and vibrantly glazed commercial structures along Coney Island Avenue. Of late, terra cotta has been experiencing a rebirth in contemporary architecture, including that of BKSK, thanks to the material’s inherent properties—specifically its malleability, infinite glazing options, environmental performance, and low toxicity. Read More