SMART LANDSCAPE // The simultaneous cleaning up and inhabiting the site, immediately brought to mind the notion of a SMART LANDSCAPE.  Retaining the pollution, adding healthy soil, introducing storm water retention, and alternative energy through windmills will change this...

LOBBIES IN THE SKY // Our concept for the design for this tower located on an extremely small site in the South Seaport Area of Manhattan, started with a rethinking of the role of the skyscraper in the city. It seemed that this tower, which combines commercial with residential space, is...

In response to an invited urban competition in Rishon LeZion, Israel, we developed a strategy for connecting community and city at multiple levels. Rishon is a gateway to the larger city of Tel Aviv to the north. Our process began by reinforcing the existing dune landscapes and...

The government of Jingzhou invited Archi-tectonics to participate in a development strategy for the Jinan New District Overall City Planning Optimization and Design. We think that the future of the city lies in a BOTTOM-UP approach where development is initiated by...

For the design proposal for Central Plaza, Abu Dhabi, UAE, we focused on the optimization of the hotel and office skyscrapers to their immediate surroundings, the extreme climate, and the direct relationship with the extensive retail base below. Given the two differing program...

A Bottom-up Downtown Bogota

 

Bottom Up Urbanism, and Crowd Funding to Design the City of the Future.

 

Latin American cities have been and are experiencing a huge boom in the growing middle class, creating a new balance in society mostly affecting its...

"Abstract and skeletal, Dubbeldam's folds imbue this salon with an unmistakable elegance and sophistication while maintaining an equal measure of tectonic clarity, aesthetic economy, and purpose," writes Henry Urbach in Interior Design (February 2001).

Aida hired Archi-Tectonics to...

BRANDING –     The client asked for the Ports1961 Shanghai Store to be the Flagship which expresses the new house style for the other stores. Our concept for the Flagship Store was inspired by fashion itself, the construction and de-construction of a clothing piece, with...

The decision by the Drents Museum of Netherlands directors to place the facility on the global map of important museums with a new extension, and in the same time to place the whole new collection underground lead to our concept of a glass plinth, which extends into the park. All new...

KNOT THEORY // Mathematics describes a knot as an embedding of a circle in 3-dimensional Euclidean space, R3, considered up to continuous deformations (isotopies). This is basically equivalent to a conventional knot with the ends of the string joined together to prevent it from becoming...

INTRODUCTION // After completing the Ports1961, London, [Spring 2010] and the 2750 sq.ft. Ports1961 Shanghai Flagship Store [Spring 2011], Archi-Tectonics started on the design for the third store for Ports1961, the 5000 sf Flagship Store in Paris, located on the prestigious St Honore. The...

Located in New York City’s Tribeca, a new Spa Environment is created. The Client hired Archi- Tectonics to design a ‘holistic’ spa environment, providing both innovative and relaxing treatments. This 8000 SF, two and a half- floor space was to attract a new, expanded...

AN OFFICE FOR DUTCH DESIGN // Located adjacent to Union Square, 215 Park Avenue South houses the new location for the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Convention’s Manhattan office.

The concept for the office renovation involves the balancing of programmatic functions with...

The Owner of the famed “Tiffin” Concept in Philadelphia, Munish Narula, was ready for a new step in his career and developed together with Chef Silva the “Indian Tapas” concept. Location; the 5000 sq.ft. space in the new Dranoff building on 777 Broad street in the...

The new London location for Ports 1961 is located within the Harvey Nichols department store in London’s Knights bridge district. The design picks up on the brand’s signature use of materials in their retail outlets, and uses them to affect the experience of the 75m2 space....

The competition site, the “wedge” has an extra-ordinary and interesting location just off of the train station square in the heart of Zagreb’s old city centre. This new focal point is a critical element to Zagreb’s growing identity that represents a dichotomy between...

Archi-Tectonics, NY, has pro-bono designed the MCF Academy to support the great efforts of Macdella Cooper of the Macdella Cooper Foundation to house, feed and educate 200 orphans. Rather than designing the whole complex as one large building, the proposal was to conceive of the MCF...

THE IRRELEVANCE OF TIME // The new Lounge in the Tribeca Grand Hotel was curated by Richard Klein of Surface Magazine. We were invited to design the space and to incorporate with 18 of the best modern Spanish designers and manufacturers. When researching their work it struck us that one...

At Avenue De La Toison D’Or, Brussels we proposed shopping as a ‘Green’ experience incorporating green walls, greenhouses with orchids, bamboo, etc, to separate a series of shopping pavilions and to allow for filtered daylight. The pavilions are connected below the...

The Netherlands Architectural Institute [NAI] in Rotterdam is undergoing a major building renovation, and the Director, Ole Bouman, wants to transform it from a knowledge institute to a museum. He approached Archi-Tectonics to design a total view for the complete...

The New Museum’s request for the HUB and Source center design concept indicates their openness to art as communication and as ‘source’, manifested in every possible way. New Media, as its role in the art world rapidly expands, crosses boundaries from real to virtual, from...

LIBRARY CONTENT AND LIBRARY CONTEXT // We found our main concepts for the design proposal of the new Library in Guadalajara in the description of the library’s vision for its new building; “To be the most important public library and information service institution in...

Holon, as her name suggests is a city, which was founded on the sand-dunes of this region in Israel. Over the years a texture, which was carved into the earth, is a sign of the tracks of animal and human movements along the network of routes that lead between the dunes to the different...

BITFORMS // A new digital gallery space in Chelsea, NYC. Here a collection of new galleries have gathered and are in the process of creating an exciting art scene, with a complete overview of contemporary art. ‘Bitforms’ in particular is a cutting edge concept; only art based on...

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2013_Hotel Conversion, Glassy 8-Story Addition For 17 John Street-
17 John Street - A TOWER IN LOWER MANHATTAN
Residential
New York, United States
2014 Chelsea Townhouse in New York Magazine-
Chelsea Townhouse
Residential
New York, United States
2013 TREND MAGAZINE-
A Bottom-up Downtown Bogota
Commercial
Colombia
2013_ARCHITECTURAL RECORD-
A Bottom-up Downtown Bogota
Commercial
Colombia
2013_Inspiring Interiors-
BREWSTER CARRIAGE HOUSE - Mixed Use
Residential
New York, United States
2013_WIRED Article-
Multiple Projects
Exhibition
2013_Germany's "Brigitte Magazine" features Winka-
V33
Residential
New York, United States
2013_Contemporist Features Schein Loft-
SCHEIN LOFT
Residential
New York, United States
2013_Legend Trades Bowery For Nolita-
BREWSTER CARRIAGE HOUSE - Mixed Use
Residential
New York, United States
2013_John Legend Moves Into Brewster-
BREWSTER CARRIAGE HOUSE - Mixed Use
Residential
New York, United States
2012_Residences Decoration Features Tribeca Loft-
HUBERT STREET MIXED-USE TOWNHOUSE, TRIBECA, NY
Residential
New York, United States
2012_Pink Jalk Project-
PRO-BONO WORK
Commercial
2012_V33 Building Featured In Revista Exclama-
V33
Residential
New York, United States
2012_Dwell- Moments with Winka-
V33
Residential
New York, United States
2012_Entre muros-
Multiple Projects
Exhibition
2012_Mark-
HOLON: THEATRE+TOWER+HOUSING
Commercial
Israel
2012_Schein Loft by Archi-Tectonics-
SCHEIN LOFT
Residential
New York, United States
2012_Futuristic-
NYC 2106 - A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH
Exhibition
New York, United States
2011_Tashan by Winka Dubbeldam and Archi-Tectonics-
TASHAN
Commercial
United States
2011_Pulsation in Architecture-
SMART ECOLOGY
Commercial
Brussels, Belgium
2011_Performalism-
BRUSSELS TOWNHOUSE
Residential
Brussels, Belgium
2011_Perspective-
TASHAN
Commercial
United States
2011_HP DE TIJD-
V33
Residential
New York, United States
2011_Amber-
Siki Im Pavillion, Arnhem Mode Bienale 2011
Exhibition
Netherlands
2011_Interior Design-
PORTS 1961, ON THE BUND, SHANGHAI
Commercial
Shanghai, China
2011_Design Futures-
Gypsy Trail Residence
Residential
New York, United States
2011_H.O.M.E.-
V33
Residential
New York, United States
2011_Eco Life-
PORTS 1961, ON THE BUND, SHANGHAI
Commercial
Shanghai, China
2011_ARCHI-TECTONICS, a Monograph-
Multiple Projects
Exhibition
2009_Surface-
PRO-BONO WORK
Commercial
2009_Design book-
SMART ECOLOGY
Commercial
Brussels, Belgium
2009_The Luxury City Apartment-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2009_Ars Hypermedia-
V33
Residential
New York, United States
2009_American Loft Building-
AMERICAN LOFT , residential tower
Residential
Pennsylvania, United States
2008_The plan-
CHESTNUT HOTEL AND CONDOMINIUMS
Commercial
United States
2008_Performalism-
Q TOWER
Residential
Pennsylvania, United States
2008_Design-
Q TOWER
Residential
Pennsylvania, United States
2008_The New York 2030 -
NYC 2106 - A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH
Exhibition
New York, United States
2008_Interni-
SCHEIN LOFT
Residential
New York, United States
2008_a+a-
Flex City, NYC 1991 - 2012
Exhibition
United States
2008_Men's vogue-
CHESTNUT HOTEL AND CONDOMINIUMS
Commercial
United States
2007_Mark-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2007_Concept-
DRENTS MUSEUM
Commercial
Netherlands
2007_a+u-
CHESTNUT HOTEL AND CONDOMINIUMS
Commercial
United States
2007_World Architecture-
Gypsy Trail Residence
Residential
New York, United States
2007_New York Living-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2007_Modern Architecture-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2007_Change-
CHESTNUT HOTEL AND CONDOMINIUMS
Commercial
United States
2007_Domus-
Q TOWER
Residential
Pennsylvania, United States
2007_Skin and Bones-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2007_Winka Dubbeldam in Manhattan-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2007_Interview with Winka Dubbeldam-
CHESTNUT HOTEL AND CONDOMINIUMS
Commercial
United States
2007_Moca-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2007_Metropolis-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2006_P.A.N-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2006_Attici-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2006_Metamorfos-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2006_Architectural record-
SCHEIN LOFT
Residential
New York, United States
2006_Arx-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2006_At-INdex,a Monograph-
Multiple Projects
Exhibition
2006_Ultimate New York Design-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2005_Surface-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2005_Metropolis-
INFLECTION TW751 - IVALO
Exhibition
2005_To the trade-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2005_House-
Gypsy Trail Residence
Residential
New York, United States
2005_Sketch.Plan.Build-
Soundscapes
Exhibition
2005_ARX-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2004_Next Generation Architecture-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2004_Architecture now-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2004_Esquire-
V33
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New York, United States
2004_497 Greenwich Building-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2004_Architectural Record-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2004_Monument-
Gypsy Trail Residence
Residential
New York, United States
2004_Construction -
Soundscapes
Exhibition
2003_Surface-
Gypsy Trail Residence
Residential
New York, United States
2003_a+u-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States
2003_Spazio-
Hardware to Softform
Exhibition
New York, United States
2002_A New world trade center-
Flex City, NYC 1991 - 2012
Exhibition
United States
2002_Contemporary Techniques in Architecture-
AIDA Salon
Commercial
2001_Disappearing Architecture-
Hardware to Softform
Exhibition
New York, United States
2001_ New York Times - A Pair of Crystal Gems Right for Their Setting-
497 Greenwich Building
Residential
New York, United States