Adaptive Reuse

Rocket Factory

This project is a loft conversion of what was previously a factory building, located near the East River front in trendy Williamsburg. Our design for 75 artist lofts is an attempt to think outside the square ‘loft-box’ building, with its typical long corridors lined with doors. Our design was developed with a focus on minimizing..

The Toy Factory Lofts

176 Johnson Street is an 8 story, 64,000 square foot industrial building, which was converted into a 56-family residential condominium. It is one of the first factory buildings in the downtown Brooklyn area that was rezoned by the Board of Standards and Appeals as part of a new master plan for the Brooklyn downtown redevelopment...


The gut renovation, exterior restoration and addition to the dramatic cast-iron Smith-Gray Condominium building (138 Broadway Street), affectionately known to locals as “The Blue Building”, constituted the preservation of a Brooklyn landmark. Our design approach was detail-oriented, and the careful design for the exterior restoration focused on the Corinthian columns, art deco detailing, large windows..

Sutton Street

The great challenge of making a space feel flexible and open was successfully met in this conversion of a factory building and subdivision of a large open space into loft apartments. Removing years of built up paint on both the interior and exterior revealed a strong, stable structure that could be the backdrop for the..

Baystreet Landing

Located in the Saint George section of Staten Island, the existing poured in place concrete factory building stood as a monument to the decay of the manufacturing and industrial age in New York City. Constructed in the 1930’s and used to store raw materials, the waterfront structure was part of a complex of other factory..


This project is an adaptive reuse and gut renovation of an existing abandoned cheesecake factory in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. It is situated among two and three story buildings. The mustard yellow cast stone and concrete framed structure is in excellent shape, and lends itself to a simple residential conversion with large windows and..