MAP – 2050 Grand Concourse

Celebrating its 10th year, the AIA New York State Excelsior Awards program highlights the best in publicly funded buildings, outdoor areas, and public art across New York State. 2050 Grand Concourse, a first round NYSERDA hashtag#BuildingsofExcellence Award winner by Unique People Services, Inc. (UPS) and Robert Sanborn Development, anchors a corner along the Grand Concourse with affordable and supportive housing, and new headquarters for nonprofit owner and service provider UPS. Read More




We were excited to join New York Passive House at the NY Build Show

We were excited to join New York Passive House at the NY Build Show. Amy Failla, from our office, presented alongside her fellow NYPH board members Adina Banayan and Todd Kimmel. They discussed their broad experiences with Passive House and its intersection with the changing energy codes and legislation in NYC. It was a packed crowd, and a vibrant networking session followed with lots of attendees' questions. Thank you to…



Blocks created using naturally occurring microalgae

AZURE Media delves into our Bio-Block Spiral installation with Prometheus Materials in its latest issue, highlighting its role as a zero-carbon alternative to conventional concrete masonry units. The blocks are created using naturally occurring microalgae combined with water, sunlight, and CO2 in a patent-pending process to create a material chemically similar to coral reefs and oyster shells. "Coral reefs occupy only a tiny fraction of the ocean floor, yet they…



Construction has started on our Building of Excellence Winner “Street Smart”

This four-unit multi-family building reclaims an open parking lot and will provide comfortable, healthy, and quiet apartments to live in. Most importantly, this project will be a teacher, helping people become aware of the benefits of a new type of building that is economical to build, easy to replicate, desirable to live in, and transformative in its efficiency and resource use. Read More


Morris Adjmi Architects participating in a Facades+ DC panel

We are excited to share that MA's P Christian Bailey, AIA, SARA, LEED AP, will participate in a Facades+ DC panel alongside Andrew Christopher from Akridge and Jeffry Kerr from Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH). Join us at the Washington Plaza Hotel on Wednesday, March 20, for a full day of inspiration, networking, and industry-leading insights. Explore the complete program agenda and secure your spot NOW by registering. We hope…


Meet us at the intersection of climate resilience & social equity

Principal Grayson Jordan moderates a panel discussion on designing for climate resilience and social equity. We'd love to see our colleagues and friends there. Speakers include: Illya Azaroff, FAIA of +LAB Architect PLLC., known for building resiliency hubs worldwide. Daniel Heuberger of Dattner Architects, with deep experience in NYC affordable housing. Jennifer Bloom Leone AIA LEED, Chief Sustainability Officer of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development, leading efforts to…


Caton Flats wins 2023 National Association of Home Builders Best in American Living Platinum Award

Caton Flats wins 2023 National Association of Home Builders Best in American Living Platinum Award in the Affordable, Multifamily category! This 255 unit Brooklyn development offers much needed affordable housing, office space for local community organization The Caribbean Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), attended parking, the redeveloped and expanded Flatbush Central Caribbean Marketplace, as well as a shared commercial kitchen and design studio focused on opportunities for BIPOC entrepreneurs.…


Engine 16 Passive House passed its final blower door test

We're excited to share that Engine 16 recently passed its final blower door test. This was a huge step for the project, which is seeking passive house certification from the Passive House Institute. We are thankful to be working with the R. Sutton & Co. team and BLDGTYP, LLC Passive House Consultants, and we are incredibly happy to have Kevin Brennan, who implemented the air sealing on this project. The support of such an amazing…