Atrium lighting detailing

Atrium Light Testing

We were on site today with Ventresca Designs to work out the detailing for the Atrium light at GIPHY‘s new office in Manhattan. Chris Ventresca and Andrew spent the afternoon fine tuning the required angles and spacing of the fixtures to create a uniform field of light. Our design features a park-like axis lit by an artificial, 60ft x 12ft skylight / atrium. It will contain 120 of Ketra’s G2 linear fixtures programmed to mimic natural daylighting, synchronizing with the the body’s circadian rhythm. Read more about our project for GIPHY.

Screenshot from Interior Design Magazine

Interior Design Magazine Feature Dots Office

The September 2016 issue of Interior Design features our work with Sheep + Stone on the Dots Office office in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan. Thank you to Nicole Franzen for the amazing photographs! Read more about the project and the amazing team behind it in our Portfolio.  

Exterior rendering

Historic Richmond: Design Infill Awards Announced

Architecture AF’s entry recently won First Prize in the professional category for Historic Richmond’s Drawing on History: Infill Design Competition.  See all of the design entries specifically created for two of Richmond’s growing areas — Union Hill and Jackson Ward in Drawing on History: Infill Design Competition at The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design now through Sunday, September 4. From our Prospectus: Historic Richmond neighborhoods including Union Hill and Jackson Ward are coming back to life, attracting new generation of residents. It is hard to pin down exactly what makes these neighborhoods so attractive, but we can speculate that it emerges from a …