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"Brand New Lumber Yard Condos Selling Fast in Park Slope"

Brooklyn Eagle - May 6, 2004

"Scarano & Associates Architects - Embracing New Challenges and Unusual Projects"

Brooklyn 's Progress - April 2004

"Fleet Provides Financing for Toy Factory Conversion"

Brooklyn Eagle - April 23, 2004

"Toy Factory Conversion on Schedule"

Brooklyn Eagle - April 19, 2004

"Now rising in the East"

New York Post - April 17, 2004

"With 300 New Residential Buildings, East Williamsburg is 'Hot'"

Brooklyn Eagle - April 16, 2004

"Youssouf of HDC speaks at luncheon hosted by ABO"

New York Real Estate Journal - April 13-26, 2004

"Turning the Tide from Blight to New Beginnings"

Park Slope Courier - April 12, 2004

"Kay Organization Kicks Up Its Brooklyn Development a Notch"

Brooklyn Eagle - April 9, 2004

"Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Accepting 

Nominations for 2004 Building Brooklyn Awards"

Brooklyn Inc. - April 7, 2004

"20 Condos in High-Rise Offer Elegance in Crown Heights

Brooklyn Eagle - April 6, 2004

"Builders Group Discusses Affordable Housing Issues"

Brooklyn Eagle - April 2, 2004

"Green point to Gain 74 Condos: 60 on Kent St., 14 on Driggs Ave
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Brooklyn Eagle - March 26, 2004

"An architect practice is referred to as a firm because that is what it must be: solid & stable"

New York Real Estate Journal - February 28 - March 15, 2004

"26 More Condominiums for Williamsburg 

Brooklyn Eagle - March 8, 2004

"8 New Condos for Williamsburg

Brooklyn Eagle - February 19, 2004

The Brooklyn Real Estate Record - February 24, 2004

"DUMBO next door" 

New York Post - January 31, 2004

"A mass dwelling - An 1859 Cobble Hill church is converted into fancy apartments"

New York Post - January 24, 2004

"Transformation at Columbia Waterfront Continues"

Brooklyn Eagle / Home Journal - January 23, 2004

"New Building Meets Demand for Smaller Units"

Brooklyn Eagle - January 16, 2004

"Transforming a Factory Into a Residential Tower"

Brooklyn Eagle - January 9, 2004

"East Williamsburg Condo Bridges Adjacent Buildings in Steps"

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - January 2, 2004

"Development on Emmons Avenue to include Marina"

Brooklyn Eagle - December 6, 2003

"Developer Creates Thoroughly Modern Digs in Park Slope Limestone Townhouse"

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - November 21, 2003

"Construction Almost Complete on 41 New Units in Midwood"

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - November 18, 2003

"St. Peter's Church in Cobble Hill Now 'The Arches'"

Brooklyn Eagle - November 15, 2003

"Twins Born in East Williamsburg - Twin Buildings, That is"

Brooklyn Eagle - November 8, 2003

"Former Toy Factory Converts to Loft Condominiums"

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - October 24, 2003

"Celebrate Brooklyn"

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - July 24, 2003

"Douglas Eliman Joins Offer Realtors in Calling Williamsburg 'Hot'"

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - July 23, 2003

"2003 Annual Building Brooklyn Awards" 

Editor, Brooklyn Daily Extra

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - May, 2003

"And the Winners Are..."

Brooklyn Daily Extra, Weekend Edition

Brooklyn Daily Eagle - April 26, 2003

"3M" Digital Exhibition 

The Mastel Gallery

Brooklyn,  New York - October 2002

"100 Condos to be Built Baystreet Landing" 

"Remodeling Building at 130 Baystreet Landing"

Karen O'Shea

The Island Assoc. Press - September 1, 2002

"Rebuilding the Department of Buildings"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - February 20, 2002

"Vision vs. Mission": Creating Vision for Your Firm during the"Startup Years"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - February 15, 2002

"A Client Impression": Your Office Environment as a Reflection of Abilities and Qualifications

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - April 9, 2002

"Getting Noticed": Communicating to Potential Clients

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - March 21, 2000

"Project vs. Process Management"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - October 22, 1999

"Planning You Annual Strategies"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - June 30, 1999

"The Designed Fee": Advancements in the Industry and Good Design

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - March 15, 1998

"Stores - Retail Display Design"

Vilma Barr & Katherine Field

PBC International Publications - 1997

"Keeping Up With Technology": Maintaining a Competitive Edge and Professional Conduct

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - October 18, 1997

"Design Enlightment": Getting in the Habit of Preparing Public Relations Pieces and Press Releases

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - June 22, 1997

"Joint Venture Partnership in Community Design"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - May 20, 1996

"Contractor Selection: Time, Quality and Cost"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - June 8, 1995

"Cutting the Path to Success" - The firm of the Firm Principal vs. the 70-Hour Week

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - April 22, 1995

"Historic Preservation": Reuse of Landmark Buildings and Monuments for Modern Needs

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - March 6, 1994

"Increasing Profitability Through Trust": Trust Within Your Organization

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - January 30, 1994

"Managing Success": Controlled Spending Suring the Economic 'Boom' and Positive Firm Growth

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - August 9, 1993

"Attracting and Maintaining Quality Staff"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - July 20, 1993

"Residential Interiors": Co-ops of the Past vs. Today's Demand for Spacious Dwelling Units

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - December 6, 1992

"Planning for firm Ownership": Four Key Issues for success of Architectural Firm Ownership

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - October 12, 1992

"Using the Economic 'Boom' to Raise the Standards for Quality Design Services"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - March 22, 1992

"Habitat and Humanity": Developmet of Various Sites in queens and the Bronx

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - Novemeber 6, 1991

"The Future of the Design Profession and the Department of Buildings"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - April 25, 1990

"A Complete Commitment": Offering your Clients a Complete Package of Services"

Robert M. Scarano Jr. - September 15, 1989

"Area Architects Offer Advice on Renovation"

Homefact - October 29, 1987

Invisible Architecture

Invisible Architecture

When designing a building or a home, an architect must start with a vision that is both practical to design and esthetically unique to his client. One modern trend is to construct a building that blends in so completely with its environment that it almost disappears.  This style is called “invisible architecture” and it achieves..
Multigenerational Living

Multigenerational Living

A record number of Americans live in a multigenerational household today and it is once again becoming commonplace here.  “Generation’s United 2021” released a report entitled: “Family Matters: Multigenerational Living Is on the Rise and Here to Stay.” They have found that the number of Americans living in a multigenerational household with three or more generations..
Automation and Robotic Design in the Home

Automation and Robotic Design in the Home

The International Federation of Robotics reports that the service robot industry in the United States is a $5.2 billion dollar market. The earliest home robots were introduced in the 1990s in the form of robotic vacuum cleaners. For the purpose of this article, we will focus on robotic uses in and around the home. Robots..

Maximizing Design Space

Most of us wish that the rooms in our homes were just a little bit bigger. In fact, the need for more space is the number one homeowner complaint. No matter how small your apartment may be or how large your villa is we are all seeking to maximize our space to make our homes..
Frank Lloyd Wright, the Father of Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright, the Father of Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright (Father of Architecture) was an American architect, designer, writer, and educator. Over a period of seventy years, he designed over one thousand structures.  His “Prairie Style” became the basis of twentieth-century residential design in the United States. He was born on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, and died on April..
Biophilic Architecture

Biophilic Architecture

Biophilic design is an approach to architecture that looks to connect building occupants more closely to all things nature. Biophilia, which means love of nature, focuses on a human’s innate attraction to nature and natural processes. The term was popularized by American biologist Edward O. Wilson in the 1980s. He observed how increasing rates of..