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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

Alternative Housing

Alternative Housing

An alternative house is a domicile structure built or designed outside of the mainstream norm. We would consider townhomes, single-family homes, and apartment complexes to be mainstream homes. Today, alternative housing can take the form of tiny houses, dome houses, tree houses, factories, and even up-cycled buses. The motivation to create alternative homes can arise..
Sprucing Up Your Home for Spring

Sprucing Up Your Home for Spring

After the long, harsh winter months, nothing can be more appealing than a little sprucing up in the home. We grew up watching our mothers begin spring cleaning at the first sign of warm weather. Out with the old and in with the new is the old adage that bears repeating. We are drawn to..
How Hiring an Architect Can Save You Money

How Hiring an Architect Can Save You Money

When embarking on any type of remodeling or redesign it is prudent to do your homework before beginning. The preparations and expenses can be very costly and time-consuming. Having preliminary plans and a course of action is not only necessary but helpful. Hiring a professional may seem expensive, but in the long run, it is..
What to Know Before You Begin Remodeling

What to Know Before You Begin Remodeling

With the coming of spring, many of us begin to feel the urge to remodel or redecorate our homes. Most homeowners jump into the renovation process without a clue what to expect. Many suffer through renovation mishaps and regret not having a plan. There can be unforeseen expenses that can make the process complex and..
How War/Conflicts Affect Infrastructure

How War/Conflicts Affect Infrastructure

As of the writing of this article, there is war in the world. Russia has invaded Ukraine and chaos has ensued.  Aside from the death and disruption of life for those affected, the consequences of war can be felt for many years to come. Perhaps the greatest devastation occurs in the infrastructure of those unstable..
The Effects of Wind on Building Design

The Effects of Wind on Building Design

High wind pressure can have deleterious effects on all types of buildings. Doors and windows can collapse and roofing and decking can be destroyed in an instant. Roof overhangs that tend to trap air beneath them resulting in high uplift forces are particularly susceptible to damage. Tornadoes with 110-165 mph winds can destroy property in..