1100 Architect

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1100 Architect
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Partners David Piscuskas, Juergen Riehm
Location New York, USA and Frankfurt, Germany
Founded 1983

1100 Architect is an architectural firm based in New York and Frankfurt founded by principals David Piscuskas and Juergen Riehm. It provides architectural design, programming, space analysis, interior design, and master planning services to both public and private clients, and its work includes educational and arts institutions, libraries, offices, residences, retail environments, and civic facilities.[1]

The company was founded in 1983 as a SoHo-based start-up design studio of three architecture school graduates.[2] Its design philosophy focuses on sustainability, stating that, "[1100 Architect] views good design and environmental sustainability as interconnected elements of a thoughtful, responsible project."[3] As of 2014, the firm has 40 employees including 21 architects.[3]

Projects[edit]

The company's domestic and international projects include institutional, residential, and commercial works.[1] Award-winning projects include the design for The Children's Library Discovery Center in New York[4] and a residential house in Palm Beach, Florida.[5]

Recognition[edit]

In 2013, the company's design for a house in Palm Beach, Florida received the Elizabeth L. and John H. Schuler Award which annually recognizes design "in keeping with the traditional character of Palm Beach architecture."[8][26]

1100 also received the 2013 NYLA-PLA Award for the Queens Central Library, Children’s Library Discovery Center, Jamaica, NY,[27] the 2010 Interior Design Best of Year Merit Award for the New York Public Library, Battery Park City Branch,[28] and the 2009 AIA / American Library Association, Library Building Award for The New York Public Library, Francis Martin Library.[29]

Other awards[edit]

Other recognition[edit]

  • 2013–1100 Selected for the 2014 AD100 List[36]
  • 2013–1100 Recognized as an ARCHITECT magazine Top 50 in Business[37]
  • 2012–1100 Selected as Top 50 Designers in the NY Metro Area by New York Spaces[38]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 1100 Architect official website
  2. ^ James Gardner, "The Neo-Modernist Default," The New York Sun, October 3, 2006. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  3. ^ a b "1100 Architect". Architecture Firm Directory. AIA New York Chapter. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  4. ^ David W. Dunlap, Queens Central Library Opens Wider, The New York Times, March 18, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  5. ^ William Norwich, Cool and Compact, Architectural Digest, August, 20112. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  6. ^ "Columbia University Medical Center’s Bard Athletic Center Opens," February 1, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  7. ^ Uwe Bresan, "Brand New School in Los Angeles," AIT, October 2013.
  8. ^ a b Darrell Hofheinz, "Schuler Award celebrates the contemporary architecture of Kelly Klein’s vacation house on Ibis Isle," Palm Beach Daily News, April 7, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  9. ^ "Long Island House," 1100 Architect
  10. ^ "Neckasrstrasse Apartments," 1100 Architect
  11. ^ "Gelungene Ensembleergӓnzung," CUBE, July, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  12. ^ "Video: The Queens Library, Children’s Library Discovery Center," NYC Department of Design and Construction
  13. ^ Maria Ricapito, "Castle Above the River," New York Cottages and Gardens, October 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-28
  14. ^ Katherine Lindstedt, "Battery Park City Library," The Architect’s Newspaper, July 16, 2010. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  15. ^ "Grüneburgweg Townhouses," 1100 Architect
  16. ^ "House in Taunus," 1100 Architect
  17. ^ Bridgette Meinhold, "1100 Architect Renovate NYU’s Dept. of Linguistics Into a Vibrant Naturally Lit Space," Inhabitat, October 4, 2011. Retrieved 2014-01-28
  18. ^ Sara Dierck, "City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn," dwell, October 12, 2012. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  19. ^ Christopher Atamian, "It’s A Jungle Out There," Interior Design, April 1, 2003. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  20. ^ "Naha City Gallery and Apartment House," 1100 Architect
  21. ^ Cynthia Davidson, "Irish Hunger Memorial," Architectural Record, July 2003.
  22. ^ Clifford A. Pearson, "Trends in Schools K-12: Little Red School House." Architectural Record, February 2001.
  23. ^ Jen Renzi, "Glowing Review," Interior Design, September 1, 2001. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  24. ^ Jeffrey Hogrefe, "MoMA, Acme of Modern Taste, Commissions a New Boutique," The New York Observer, August 2, 1999. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
  25. ^ Carol Berens, "HM/FM House: Revisiting the Roots of Modernism," Echoes Magazine, September 2001.
  26. ^ Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, April 4, 2009.
  27. ^ "Queens Central Library CLDC Wins NYLA-PLA Award," August 26, 2013.
  28. ^ a b c "The New York Public Library, Battery Park City," 1100 Architect
  29. ^ "The New York Public Library, Francis Martin Library," 1100 Architect Work
  30. ^ "Manhattan Triplex, New York," April 15, 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-12.
  31. ^ "Brand New School Office, Los Angeles," 1100 Architect
  32. ^ "Manhattan Triplex," 1100 Architect
  33. ^ "Brooklyn Detention Center," 1100 Architect
  34. ^ a b c "Queens Central Library, Children’s Library Discovery Center," 1100 Architect
  35. ^ "New York University, Department of Linguistics Building," 1100 Architect
  36. ^ "The 2014 AD 100," Architectural Digest, January 2014.
  37. ^ Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson, "Top 50 in Business," Architecture Magazine, September 13, 2013.
  38. ^ "Top 50 NY Metro Designers 2012," New York Spaces, September 2012.

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