Specht Novak

Specht Novak

Austin, TX


Funny Garbage

Drawing on the company's playful aesthetic and the desire to see itself as a "work in progress," Specht Harpman designed and fabricated a flexibly system of full-height perforated screen walls, creating semi-private offices and workstations adjacent to public areas. Severe budget limitations required rethinking the traditional design/contracting dichotomy and material selection. Nearly all the materials were "off the shelf" components and were purchased within a two block radius of the build site.

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Status: Built
Location: New York, NY, US
Firm Role: Architect
Additional Credits: Design Team: Scott Specht, Louise Harpman, Amy Lopez-Cepero

Contractor: Raphael Ben-Yehuda Construction