ARCHITECTURE HAPPENS!

modern moments in everyday building

Apr 23
astoriaugly:

Nick submits: “I spy 5 different types of iron work. Classy as always.”
Though I do still like this approach far better than top-to-bottom stainless steel.

astoriaugly:

Nick submits: “I spy 5 different types of iron work. Classy as always.”

Though I do still like this approach far better than top-to-bottom stainless steel.


Apr 17
Park Row B-Side. Manhattan. 201315 Park Row b-side. The irregular footprint produces more exposed blank lot-line walls on Ann street than proper façade. The two light wells feature striking steel beam buttressing that stiched the building together across multiple levels.

Park Row B-Side. Manhattan. 2013

15 Park Row b-side. The irregular footprint produces more exposed blank lot-line walls on Ann street than proper façade. The two light wells feature striking steel beam buttressing that stiched the building together across multiple levels.

Apr 13

Manhattan “Cliff Dwelling”. New York, NY. 2014
HVAC structure East of Union Square.  Nice Balcony overlooking 3rd Avenue (and parking lot).


Apr 11
Swiss Cross Storefront. Chinatown, Manhattan. 2006.

Swiss Cross Storefront. Chinatown, Manhattan. 2006.


Apr 7
Iron & Wood. Lima, Peru. 2012
Literally “open for business”. Open air as well.

Iron & Wood. Lima, Peru. 2012

Literally “open for business”. Open air as well.

Apr 2
Ceremonial Back Stair. Miami. 2012Unusually solid stair bases connected by concrete slab veranda on the backside of this converted motel.

Ceremonial Back Stair. Miami. 2012

Unusually solid stair bases connected by concrete slab veranda on the backside of this converted motel.

Mar 27
Sunken Entrance. Lower Manhattan. 2013.
The anti-storefront: all sign and no glass.

Sunken Entrance. Lower Manhattan. 2013.

The anti-storefront: all sign and no glass.

Mar 23
Nested Fire Escape. Montreal.  2009

Nested Fire Escape. Montreal. 2009


Mar 21
Ductwork Sculpture Garden. Manhattan. 2011

Ductwork Sculpture Garden. Manhattan. 2011


Mar 19
Brick Entry Booth. Williamsburg, NY. 2014A phone-booth size entry negotiates two levels and three different openings: front door, side window, and basement access door; each with their own unique awning.

Brick Entry Booth. Williamsburg, NY. 2014

A phone-booth size entry negotiates two levels and three different openings: front door, side window, and basement access door; each with their own unique awning.

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