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FKA Pool House Featured in Design NJ

Our Essex Fells pool house, designed in 2012, was featured in the June/July 2017 issue of Design NJ magazine. The pool house was added to look like an original farm building,...

Spotted Around New York: The Gage & Tollner Building

There is a hidden Renaissance happening at 372 Fulton Street in downtown Brooklyn. For over one hundred years the building’s ground floor was home to a legendary steakhouse and oyster...

Architecture of the World: Het Schip

It is no wonder that during their travels, a number of friends and colleagues have been fascinated by Het Schip, a unique building in Amsterdam. I first learned about Het...

Architecture and Math: A Perfect Ratio

When I went on a family trip to the Math Museum in Manhattan, I was delighted to see children creating artful buildings with blocks, using computers to make their own...

Ask an Insurance and Risk Management Expert: An Interview with...

A talk with Bill Connolly, owner of William H Connolly & Co, an insurance and risk management company in Montclair, led to reflections on owning a family business, concerns about...

A Visit to Mexico City: Color and Design

On a recent trip to Mexico City, I was struck by the vibrant colors of the buildings, fabrics, pottery, and murals throughout the city. I visited Freda Kahlo’s Blue House,...

Spotted Around New York: The Beresford

Growing up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, my trips to Central Park for baseball, biking, and building snow forts in winter were anchored by views of the four...

Ask a Historic Preservation Consultant: An Interview with Mary Delaney...

Mary Delaney Krugman Associates, Inc., Historic Preservation Consultants, is an award-winning, woman-owned firm with special expertise in historical research, preservation planning, and regulatory compliance with regard to a diverse array of historic resources....

Revisiting My Yale School of Architecture First-Year Building Project

I attended the Yale School of Architecture in the wake of the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, and the student protests of the 1960s. What drew me to Yale...

Spotted Around New York: Via 57 West

Replacing slide-rules, drawing boards, and pencils and ink, contemporary computer assisted design inspires new creative possibilities in architectural conception. Geometry is eternal; however new tools allow more complexity in design...

Spotted Around New York: Pomander Walk

I’m not entirely sure if Pomander Walk is the shortest street in Manhattan, but it’s certainly the most unexpected. This one-block stretch of Tudoresque row houses is tucked between Broadway...