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Archtober Building of the Day 30> Chilewich Store by De-Spec

Chilewich Store 23 East 20th Street, Manhattan De-Spec This is the project that every architect dreams of (or should, at least). With designers as clients, visually striking product, and close involvement from the start, Tom Shea and Farnaz Mansuri of De-Spec were able to develop a concept for Chilewich
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Archtober Building of the Day 28> Museum of Jewish Heritage

Museum of Jewish Heritage and “Designing Home Exhibition” 36 Battery Place, Manhattan Donald Albrecht When it rains it pours… and today it was a soaker, but our undaunted crowd of avid Archtober followers were treated to an abundance of architectural and design riches in our “double header.”  Kevin Roche,…
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Archtober Building of the Day 25> Van Alen Institute

Archtober Building of the Day #25 Van Alen Institute 30 West 22nd Street, New York Collective-LOK Three friends from architecture school, Jon Lott (PARA-Project), William O’Brien Jr. (WOJR), and Michael Kubo (pinkcomma gallery), joined forces to form Collective-LOK in 2013. Together, they entered the Van Alen Institute’s Ground/Work competition to…
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Archtober Building of the Day 24> Mariners Harbor Branch Library

Archtober Building of the Day #24 Mariners Harbor Branch Library 206 South Avenue, Staten Island A'PT Architecture In Mariner’s Harbor in Staten Island, Ana Torriani, AIA, and Lorenzo Pagnamenta, AIA, of A*PT Architecture (formerly Atelier Pagnamenta Torriani) have harvested an oyster intended to produce many pearls of wisdom. Mariner’s Harbor…