Monthly Archives: December 2011

Some fun panoramas of the Montauk renovation

I got this great free iPhone app the other day called Photosynth by Microsoft which creates instant panoramas.  The app works great and it makes creating panoramas with your iPhone incredibly easy.  Today I visited with my client out in

Some fun panoramas of the Montauk renovation

I got this great free iPhone app the other day called Photosynth by Microsoft which creates instant panoramas.  The app works great and it makes creating panoramas with your iPhone incredibly easy.  Today I visited with my client out in

My ASAP•house Living Room is chosen as “The Pick Of The Week” on “IKEA Share Space”

The living room of my ASAP•house was chosen as “The Pick Of The Week” on “IKEA Share Space“.  “IKEA Share Space” is a great website where people share their use of IKEA furniture and furnishings.  The  ASAP•house space which is featured this week uses

My ASAP•house Living Room is chosen as “The Pick Of The Week” on “IKEA Share Space”

The living room of my ASAP•house was chosen as “The Pick Of The Week” on “IKEA Share Space“.  “IKEA Share Space” is a great website where people share their use of IKEA furniture and furnishings.  The  ASAP•house space which is featured this week uses

Detail of the moving mechanism

One from the archives

My last post reminded me of a retail store I did quite a while ago, a jewelry store on 57th Street in Manhattan called Jaded.  The space for the store was very narrow but rather tall and our client was

Detail of the moving mechanism

One from the archives

My last post reminded me of a retail store I did quite a while ago, a jewelry store on 57th Street in Manhattan called Jaded.  The space for the store was very narrow but rather tall and our client was

Geodesic Dome Display

Holiday Shopping visit to Anthropologie

This past weekend I visited the ANTHROPOLOGIE Store in Greenvale on Glen Cove Road and came across a few interesting display strategies.  One of them was a geodesic dome which enclosed an area reserved for home furnishings and which worked very

Geodesic Dome Display

Holiday Shopping visit to Anthropologie

This past weekend I visited the ANTHROPOLOGIE Store in Greenvale on Glen Cove Road and came across a few interesting display strategies.  One of them was a geodesic dome which enclosed an area reserved for home furnishings and which worked very

Virtual Building on Read Street

I was walking down Read Street the other day and came across this structure holding up the side of a building. I love these frames that you find more frequently these days all over the city.  As a bit of

Virtual Building on Read Street

I was walking down Read Street the other day and came across this structure holding up the side of a building. I love these frames that you find more frequently these days all over the city.  As a bit of

Close-up of the pergola

The final product is coming into view

The front porch is really coming along with the pergola structure all finished and awaiting the trellis to be installed on top. The interior is also progressing well, with most of the painting finished and the kitchen cabinets partially installed.

Close-up of the pergola

The final product is coming into view

The front porch is really coming along with the pergola structure all finished and awaiting the trellis to be installed on top. The interior is also progressing well, with most of the painting finished and the kitchen cabinets partially installed.

The new ASAP•house Series H-2700 prefab home

The ASAP•house Series H prefab homes we have recently introduced are all built with SIP’s as the walls and roofs creating a very energy-efficient envelope allowing these houses to use very little energy to heat and cool.  The houses are

The new ASAP•house Series H-2700 prefab home

The ASAP•house Series H prefab homes we have recently introduced are all built with SIP’s as the walls and roofs creating a very energy-efficient envelope allowing these houses to use very little energy to heat and cool.  The houses are

A visit to “The Shed”

On a recent trip to the Marvin Window Factory in Warroad, Minnesota I had the opportunity to get a private tour of Bob Marvin’s car collection at the famous “Shed” and meet Bob himself.  While at “The Shed” I got

A visit to “The Shed”

On a recent trip to the Marvin Window Factory in Warroad, Minnesota I had the opportunity to get a private tour of Bob Marvin’s car collection at the famous “Shed” and meet Bob himself.  While at “The Shed” I got

The front porch is taking shape

The two things that the client came to us with was to redo the kitchen and add a deck on to the front of the house and all on a limited budget.  The kitchen was a no brainer, we would

The front porch is taking shape

The two things that the client came to us with was to redo the kitchen and add a deck on to the front of the house and all on a limited budget.  The kitchen was a no brainer, we would

A computer chip on Google Maps – follow-up

I thought I’d give you all a different view of the roof of my ASAP•house, up-close and personal.  The PV array generated over 13,000 kW of electricity last year or 58% of the energy we used in total.

A computer chip on Google Maps – follow-up

I thought I’d give you all a different view of the roof of my ASAP•house, up-close and personal.  The PV array generated over 13,000 kW of electricity last year or 58% of the energy we used in total.

A computer chip on Google Maps

I find it humorous that my house looks like a computer chip on Google Maps.  About 85% of the roof is taken up with skylights, PV’s (photovoltaic panels) and the Solar Pool Heater.  All this on top of my ASAP•house

A computer chip on Google Maps

I find it humorous that my house looks like a computer chip on Google Maps.  About 85% of the roof is taken up with skylights, PV’s (photovoltaic panels) and the Solar Pool Heater.  All this on top of my ASAP•house

One Step at a Time

The demolition part of the project was a quick one, with only two walls needing to go. But the impact was great opening up the living/dining/kitchen room into one large enough room to call a great room. The next item

One Step at a Time

The demolition part of the project was a quick one, with only two walls needing to go. But the impact was great opening up the living/dining/kitchen room into one large enough room to call a great room. The next item

Moderate to Low Cost Housing Study

I have been working with Long Island based not for profits on creating Low Income Housing and this is one of the early solutions.  It is a three bedroom ,two and a half bathroom house with or without basement. It

Moderate to Low Cost Housing Study

I have been working with Long Island based not for profits on creating Low Income Housing and this is one of the early solutions.  It is a three bedroom ,two and a half bathroom house with or without basement. It

A trip to the American Museum of Natural History

Recently my daughter Ava and I took a trip into the city together and visited AMNH, on of our favorite places in the city.  It was a great bonding trip and I so enjoy spending time with my kids.  While

A trip to the American Museum of Natural History

Recently my daughter Ava and I took a trip into the city together and visited AMNH, on of our favorite places in the city.  It was a great bonding trip and I so enjoy spending time with my kids.  While

The future ASAP•house Micro House Series

I am in the process of developing a series of micro houses ranging in size from 300 sf to 1200 sf which re-think the idea of the traditional small house.  We will adding these to the ASAP•house line of prefab

The future ASAP•house Micro House Series

I am in the process of developing a series of micro houses ranging in size from 300 sf to 1200 sf which re-think the idea of the traditional small house.  We will adding these to the ASAP•house line of prefab

Street front of the house

Working on Transforming the Mundane

This one of the projects currently in the office which is under construction.  The focus of this renovation was to work with the client to transform what is a mundane suburban ranch into a summer beach house with lots of

Street front of the house

Working on Transforming the Mundane

This one of the projects currently in the office which is under construction.  The focus of this renovation was to work with the client to transform what is a mundane suburban ranch into a summer beach house with lots of