Broadway on POPS

Published on: May 27, 2020 | Under: News

RZAPS proposes that Broadway theater and other NYC theaters perform in privately-owned-public spaces (POPS) during the warm weather seasons in order to accelerate the revival of jobs and give beleaguered New Yorkers the cultural connection and entertainment they crave.

University of Pisa Lecture

Published on: July 9, 2019 | Under: News

Last month, Ricardo traveled to Italy and was invited to lecture at the University of Pisa on the Randall’s Island Redevelopment project. The lecture focused on the evolution of the project from historical research and analysis to the development of the design concept and the intricacies of its implementation as a large-scale public-private project involving a variety of stakeholders.

Sportime Tennis x 2

Published on: June 10, 2019 | Under: News

Sportime Tennis Center on Randall’s Island, which opened in 2009, recently received approval from New York City to expand. Once complete, the $20 million expansion project will make the center the largest enclosed tennis facility in the world.

CB Insights Under Construction

Published on: May 3, 2019 | Under: News

Construction for the new 42,000 square feet offices for CB Insights is underway. As a fast-growing financial tech company that predicts industry trends, CB Insights is in need of an expanded space that inspires productive and creative thinking. The design concept involves bold geometries as solids and voids between spaces, and provisions such as phone … Continue reading “CB Insights Under Construction”

Randall’s Island Redevelopment Awarded

Published on: August 23, 2018 | Under: News

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”

Zucker’s Award and Feature

Published on: July 12, 2018 | Under: News

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 / Online /

Design Award Galas

Published on: June 21, 2018 | Under: News

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”