buildings

Governors Island: Balancing the Past with the Future

Excerpts from an interview with Nicole De Feo on August 2nd, 2022 By Leila Behjat and Sam Bennett   Nicole De Feo is the Director of Design and Construction, Trust for Governors Island overseeing the  fate of existing buildings.  Many … More →

Layers of Time

Excerpts from an interview with Tahereh Holmes on July 16th, 2022 By Leila Behjat and Sam Bennett   Tahereh Holmes is an architect working in preservation for the federal state of Bavaria, Germany. Tahereh’s work credo lets her look at … More →

Decarbonizing the Built Environment

Excerpts from an interview with Jim D’Aloisio on August 12, 2022 By Tona Rodriguez-Nikl   Jim D’Aloisio is a structural engineer dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from building materials and to the heat losses during building operation. In our … More →

To a Super, with Love

Excerpts from an interview with Minireh K. on August 3rd, 2022 By Leila Behjat and Sam Bennett     Minireh K. has been taking care of a 56-unit building in NYC’s Washington Heights for the past 18 years. Without doubt, … More →