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Hurd Studio Design: Rendered Frames

Hurd is a Silicon Alley firm that renders and animates intricately detailed bodies and body parts for pharmaceutical companies (tiny ones like Merck, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb), health care organizations (also small, such as the American Heart Association and the National…
Material for Architectural Design and Furniture

Industrial Material for Architectural Design   Perceiving the basic metal structure as an empty tent, an envelope, a sheltering roof–all open to interpretation–is at the core of this kind of design. “The twist is to both control the space and…
Architectural Matter with Apartment House

Because Rudolph’s executors demanded that the buyer agree to a program of meticulous preservation, the Boyds found themselves in the position of conservators, cleaning and brightening the famous interiors while stripping away partially delaminated mirrored Formica and other latecoming modifications…
Studio culture and design establishment

The Open Studio An early “forensic visit” confirmed his instincts by revealing a long-span wood truss system that would facilitate the creation of an open environment to support the practice’s established studio culture. “I always like to be in large…