Test Fit Plan NYC

A Test Fit Plan is a basic architectural plan of a space to determine what can fit in a given space. A test fit is not a full architectural design. The goal is to test if the space will accommodate a given set of requirements for the proposed occupant. In New York...
Brooklyn Townhouse Renovation in Bed Stuy

Brooklyn Townhouse Renovation in Bed Stuy

Brooklyn has many Townhouses and Brownstones. Renovating a Townhouse in NYC is a large undertaking. In this post, we will review one of our Brooklyn Townhouse Renovations. In this post, we will look at some issues you should consider when renovating a townhouse based...
Retail Architects NYC

Retail Architects NYC

You will need to hire an architect if you are looking to do a retail renovation in NYC or convert a space into retail. Either way you will need the help of an architect. Retail Architects in NYC can help you with permits, inspections, code compliance, and of course...
Removing a wall in a Townhouse NYC

Removing a wall in a Townhouse NYC

When removing a wall in townhouse you need an architect or a structural engineer to determine if the wall is structural. Removing the wall will require permits from the NYC DOB.   Removing a Wall in a Townhouse Introduction to NYC Townhouse Structural Design Who...
Converting Retail to Restaurant NYC

Converting Retail to Restaurant NYC

Commercial spaces are often changing ownership and use in New York. Along with the complex matrix of NYC Zoning and Building Codes, it may not be easy to know what you can do in a given space. If you want to make a new restaurant out of an existing retail location,...