Ethos

Materiality

How does an idea translate into material form? Materiality gives a building character — it imbues it with weight and texture, and determines how it will age and patina. Our choice of materials creates a tangible map of the thought and process that goes into our designs.

States of Glass

Glass can create unimpeded vistas or alter our perception of the world around us. We are judicious in deploying what is essentially a liquid material. Whether cast to create a permanent ice sculpture, or channeled to insulate and blur-glass is an ephemeral material imbued with meaning.

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States of Glass

Glass can create unimpeded vistas or alter our perception of the world around us. We are judicious in deploying what is essentially a liquid material. Whether cast to create a permanent ice sculpture, or channeled to insulate and blur-glass is an ephemeral material imbued with meaning.

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States of Glass

Glass can create unimpeded vistas or alter our perception of the world around us. We are judicious in deploying what is essentially a liquid material. Whether cast to create a permanent ice sculpture, or channeled to insulate and blur-glass is an ephemeral material imbued with meaning.

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Formed Concrete

We allow concrete to express the physicality of its forming process. Linear boards stratify resolute mass. Cast in place forms give way to monolithic thoughts. Light playing on the surface can pillow or soften this material. It conveys a sense of longevity-something that will last beyond our time.

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Formed Concrete

We allow concrete to express the physicality of its forming process. Linear boards stratify resolute mass. Cast in place forms give way to monolithic thoughts. Light playing on the surface can pillow or soften this material. It conveys a sense of longevity-something that will last beyond our time.

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Formed Concrete

We allow concrete to express the physicality of its forming process. Linear boards stratify resolute mass. Cast in place forms give way to monolithic thoughts. Light playing on the surface can pillow or soften this material. It conveys a sense of longevity-something that will last beyond our time.

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Masonry Restoration

The first phase of the Magazine Street Residence project was comprised of restoring the historic masonry on site through a detailed, multi-step process. First, a series of stainless steel helical ties were installed in an approximate 18″ x 18″ diagonal grid in all existing walls. Then, a compatible fill material was injected into each wall filling all voids and cracks in order to create a monolithic, structurally stabilized wall. Next, selective tuck pointing and brick repair was done and all graffiti paint was removed. Finally, a rising damp course was installed in order to finish work on the walls. This process will stop the erosion and deterioration process and thusly restore the walls to their original structural integrity for many years to come.

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Masonry Restoration

The first phase of the Magazine Street Residence project was comprised of restoring the historic masonry on site through a detailed, multi-step process. First, a series of stainless steel helical ties were installed in an approximate 18″ x 18″ diagonal grid in all existing walls. Then, a compatible fill material was injected into each wall filling all voids and cracks in order to create a monolithic, structurally stabilized wall. Next, selective tuck pointing and brick repair was done and all graffiti paint was removed. Finally, a rising damp course was installed in order to finish work on the walls. This process will stop the erosion and deterioration process and thusly restore the walls to their original structural integrity for many years to come.

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Masonry Restoration

The first phase of the Magazine Street Residence project was comprised of restoring the historic masonry on site through a detailed, multi-step process. First, a series of stainless steel helical ties were installed in an approximate 18″ x 18″ diagonal grid in all existing walls. Then, a compatible fill material was injected into each wall filling all voids and cracks in order to create a monolithic, structurally stabilized wall. Next, selective tuck pointing and brick repair was done and all graffiti paint was removed. Finally, a rising damp course was installed in order to finish work on the walls. This process will stop the erosion and deterioration process and thusly restore the walls to their original structural integrity for many years to come.

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