Archinect - News 2014-11-21T14:30:42-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/77196760/downtown-brooklyn-s-residential-boom-adds-height-lacks-good-looks Downtown Brooklyn's Residential Boom Adds Height, Lacks Good Looks jldailey618 2013-07-16T18:44:00-04:00 >2013-07-22T19:18:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4k/4k31ffs5hsrmmfma.jpg" width="514" height="278" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The last several years have seen a series of tall towers sprout from the Downtown Brooklyn skyline, but [...] these new edifices leave much to be desired in the looks department. The title of the borough's tallest building keeps passing from one development to the next, but none of these buildings&mdash;the Brooklyner, 388 Bridge Street, or Avalon Willoughby West, to name a few&mdash;offer any architectural integrity.</p></em><br /><br /><p> A little of the less-than-beautiful Downtown Brooklyn buildings that are dominating the borough's skyline, from tallest to shortest.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/10622709/the-stylish-outdoor-spaces-of-top-architects-own-homes The Stylish Outdoor Spaces of Top Architects' Own Homes Paul Petrunia 2011-06-20T20:25:32-04:00 >2011-06-20T20:25:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f6/f6d597df88de3fcef270bdac3abc4a33.jpg" width="514" height="420" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With conservation restrictions protecting the facade, Pawson focused on streamlining the interior and rear garden. Using a glass wall and a long continuous counter, the minimalist blurred the line between interior and exterior space spectacularly. Plus, unlike many of Pawson's stark interiors, his home boasts a blast of bold color, courtesy of the verdant green vines in the courtyard.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>