Residential Design

VOL3 2019

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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MULTIFAMILY HOUSING Pierhouse ARCHITECT: MARVEL ARCHITECTS LOCATION: BROOKLYN, NEW YORK PROJECT SIZE: 620,000 SQUARE FEET (OVERALL); 106-UNIT CONDOMINIUM; 195-KEY HOTEL; 17,000-SQUARE-FOOT EVENT SPACE; 300-CAR GARAGE Pierhouse performs as an extension of Brooklyn Bridge Park—a verdant backdrop recalling the high, sandy bank of pre-colonial Brooklyn Heights— screening urban noise while facilitating waterfront access. It presents two faces: the west elevation cascades toward the park, while the east elevation rises steeply from Furman Street. The residential buildings employ a repeating module of distinct duplex houses with terraces on the park and harbor views. Their double-height interior spaces and multilevel plans reinterpret the classic Brooklyn brown- stone in a multifamily structure. All residential units are floor-through with east and west exposures, providing nat- ural ventilation that filters harbor breezes through the building from park to street. This porosity continues at grade, where public walkways through the building connect Furman Street and the park. Its terraced forms break its imposing mass and orient each residential unit to a stun- ning view of the New York Harbor or the Brooklyn Bridge. —Marvel Architects ADDITIONAL CREDITS GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Hudson Meridian Construction Group; MEP ENGINEER: Dagher Engineering; STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: DeSimone Consulting Engineers; ENVELOPE CONSULTANT: Gilsanz Murray Steficek; CIVIL ENGINEER: Langan; LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates; INTERIOR DESIGN FOR PIERHOUSE CONDO: Marvel Architects; INTERIOR DESIGN FOR 1HOTEL: INC Architecture and Design; PHOTOGRAPHER: David Sundberg/Esto 30 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 3, 2019 AWARDS

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