2012 March 21
MC 01 Firehouse Hosts Ceremony Honoring FDNY Service During 9/11

FDNY MC 01 firehouse and the CEO Trust host an event for the book signing of Growing Up Patton by Benjamin Patton.  view full article


2012 March 5
MC 01 Firehouse Wins AIA NY Design Award

CDR Studio's Marine Company 01 firehouse was awarded a Merit Award within the Architecture Work category in this year's AIA NY 2012 Design Awards.  view full article

"AIA New York's annual Design Awards Program recognizes outstanding architectural design by New York City architects and for work in New York City. The purpose of the awards program is to honor the architects, clients, and consultants who work together to achieve design excellence."

2011 October 31
FDNY Marine Company 01 Ribbon-Cutting

CDR Studio is pleased to announce the official opening of the new FDNY facility on the Hudson River. With bag-pipe accompaniment and a fire-boat salute, the ribbon was cut signalling the commissioning of the new pier and firehouse.  view full article


2011 July 11
Construction Kicks Off At Long Island Residence

Construction begins this week on the Long Island Residence. The project involves the renovation of a modest single family home built in the early 1960's on a generous wooded site.  view full article

Over the coming months, the external façade will be peeled back and replaced with a charred cedar rainscreen treated using a variation of the traditional Japanese Shou-sugi-ban burning method. Comprehensive renovations will be taking place on the building interior and in the surrounding landscape. The building is scheduled to be completed this December.

2011 July 5
Pier 62 Carousel Building Awarded MetalMag Architectural Award

Our Pier 62 Carousel Building, which was recently completed as part of the Hudson River Park redevelopemt, was given an Honorable Mention in Metalmag's 2011 Architectural Awards for the Building Green category.  view full article

The building will be receiving coverage in the September issue of the magazine.

2011 June 2
Jonathan Dreyfous Speaking at Center For Architecture

CDR Studio Principal Jonathan Dreyfous will be speaking this evening at the Center for Architecture as part of the 2011 Design Awards Panel on Unbuilt Work.  view full article

He will be presenting our Marine Company 1 Firehouse which was selected as a winner in this year's AIANY Design Awards.  As part of the panel, Jon and eight other speakers will be presenting projects recently recognized by the AIA New York Chapter's annual design awards. Following the presentations, there will be a panel discussion with the audience. More details are available here at the Center for Architecture's website.

2011 May 26
Audi Fletcher Jones Showroom Opens in Chicago

Audi Fletcher Jones in Chicago is a conversion of three separate buildings into one multi - level brand statement. The project consists of a total structural overhaul, demolition of demising walls to unify the showroom spaces and a re-cladding of the street frontage.  view full article

Clear connection from the service write-up zone directs the customer into the Audi space. The atmosphere and detailing foreground the cars on display to create a clear organization of the facilities' processes.

2011 April 27
CDR Studio Adopts the 2030 Architecture Challenge

CDR Studio has adopted the 2030 Challenge, an initiative promoted by Architecture 2030 to reduce the reliance of the global architecture and building community on fossil fuels.

It is estimated that by 2035 nearly 75% of the built environment will be new or renovated, leading to tremendous opportunities within the architecture and building community to reduce fossil fuel consumption and green house gas emissions.  view full article

The standard actively promotes implementation of sustainable design strategies and on-site renewables to gradually increase the fossil fuel reduction standard for all new buildings and major renovations over the next 20 years leading to a carbon neutral consumption standard by the year 2030. Check out www.architecture2030.org for more details.

2011 March 2
MC 1 Firehouse Wins AIA NY Design Award in Unbuilt Project Category

CDR Studio's Marine Company 1 firehouse was awarded a Merit Award within the Unbuilt Work category in this year's AIANY 2011 Design Awards.  view full article

The awards seek to regognize "outstanding architectural design by New York City architects and also honor exemplary work in New York City done by architects from around the globe." This is the eigth time CDR Studio's work has been recognized by our peers in the design awards and we are honored by the selection. The 2011 Design Awards Exhibition is on view at the Center for Architecture from April 14 - June 25th.

2011 February 3
Bidding Begins for East Village Triplex

Bidding has begun for CDR Studio's new triplex renovation in Manhattan's East Village. With small "tree house" floor plates, the project focuses on re-configuring an existing stair to link living space across three levels and a major expansion of the existing kitchen.  view full article

With a fast-track schedule, work for the project is expected to commence this Spring with completion scheduled for September.