It has been just over 16 years since RZAPS was conceived, and to mark this occasion we recently celebrated in style with some of our closest friends and allies over the years at the AIA New York Center for Architecture. A big thank you to those of you who made it out amidst the stormy … Continue reading “RZAPS Sweet 16 Celebration”
We are glad to receive an Honorable Mention for Skyscape from The Architecture Masterprize 2018. Learn more about it here.
The goal for the latest Zucker’s Bagels and Smoked Fish, now open for business, was to create continuity between the new and preceding Zucker’s on the Upper West Side. In keeping with the approach of the latter, we revived the original red brick wall, pressed tin ceiling and storefront pillars. A new 24-feet white oak communal … Continue reading “Zucker’s Flatiron Open”
Our Randall’s Island Redevelopment Plan was recognized with the First Award in the Global Architecture and Design Awards, organized by Re-thinking the Future. The redevelopment of this public park is the largest city-funded initiative dedicated towards improving sports fields and recreation facilities in over a century. Since its completion, the park, including the public and sports facilities we … Continue reading “Randall’s Island Redevelopment Awarded”
A Modern History — We received the Metal Architecture 2018 Design Award for Interiors for Zucker’s Bagels & Smoked Fish Bakery. An in-depth article with a focus on the role of the historic and new metal elements in the design process of the space can be found here: Print / https://bit.ly/2unIAm0 Online / https://bit.ly/2LfSZr6
Design awards gala season has arrived at RZAPS. We attended two dinners at memorable venues this week to receive awards. On Tuesday, we were invited to Battery Gardens Restaurant, overlooking the Upper Bay, for the 2018 SARA | NY Design Awards Gala Dinner where we received an Award of Honor for Sportime Tennis Center/John McEnroe Academy. On … Continue reading “Design Award Galas”
We are pleased to announce that three of our projects are recent recipients of the following architecture awards. American Architectural Awards 2018 (The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design): Skyscape Skyscape reimagines a massive bridge overpass in downtown Atlanta by creating a sculptural facade on the overpass heightening the experience for motorists below and on the overpass … Continue reading “Recent Awards”
The fence is up around Penn Plaza, indication that construction is underway for the rejuvenation of the outdoor POPS (privately owned public space), once “penned” by RZAPS in 2008. The project is one part of a larger scheme to breathe new life into the Penn Plaza area. In a few weeks time, commuters will be … Continue reading “Penn Plaza Face-Lift”
A number of New York City’s Build It Back (BIB) homes RZAPS has worked on are complete. The BIB program is an effort to recover from the damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy and to make affected homes and communities more resilient in preparation for future storms. We designed and oversaw the construction of several homes in Brooklyn, which involved … Continue reading “Hurricane Sandy Build It Back Homes Complete”
A new book, the Compendium of Landscape Architecture & Open Space Design, features our Randall’s Island Park, amongst a large and varied collection of landscape projects across the globe. Take a look inside here.