Elemental has been selected as one of five finalist firms for the design of a new kayak pavilion and historic reconstruction of the Red Barn for The Scenic Hudson Land Trust Long Dock Beacon site.
A new report on energy efficiency from McKinsey found that the US alone could save $1.2 trillion through 2020, by investing $520 billion in improvements like sealing leaking building ductwork and replacing inefficient household appliances with new, energy-saving models. The report recommends such items as education about potential energy efficiency savings, more stringent energy codes, efficiency requirements for appliances and stronger financial incentives for making efficiency improvements.
Elemental has been selected to complete the interior design and planning of a new 16,000 sf medical facility in Midtown Manhattan. The charge is to create a multi-tenant facility that is both modern, inviting and sensitive to the patient experience. Stay tuned for design and construction updates.
The 9th & 10th phases of the award-winning historic reconstruction of Shepard Hall at the City College of New York has officially begun. The project, which includes the replacement of nearly 8,000 pieces of failing terra cotta sculpture ornament with new glass-fiber reinforced concrete replacement units and a new main entrance to the building, is expected to be complete by May 2011. Stay tuned for regular construction progress updates from the field.
As the debate over the preservation of what is considered to be Marcel Breather’s last project continues, Carl Stein is mentioned as one of the Library’s creative contributors here. Carl, prior to departing the Breuer office to join his father Richard Stein, FAIA to form The Stein Partnership, served as Project Manager for the building’s design. Metropolis Magazine discusses the battle here.
Jones Lang & Lasalle released their white-paper on their spearheaded efforts to make the Empire State Building more energy efficient.
Elemental has been selected as one of five finalist firms to prepare a feasibility study for the replanning of the campus library at SUNY Cortland.
Elemental is featured in Dr. Alexander Stein’s December 2008 column on CNN Money and also as the Fortune Small Business cover story entitled “Fear and the Entrepreneur” .
Co-founders Carl Stein, FAIA, Tom Abraham AIA, and John Barboni are invited jurors for the Masters in Architecture final design studio reviews at the City College of New York School of Architecture.
Carl Stein, FAIA co-founder, is invited to speak on Sustainability & Modernism in Cleveland, Ohio for the closing lecture of the ‘Bauhaus on the Brink’ series.