“AIA Names Outstanding Architecture Projects”

The El Paso chapter of the American Institute of Architects recognized outstanding local architecture projects at its annual gala, held Oct. 20 at Epic Railyard. Those awarded are: Honor Award, Alvidrez Architecture for the EPCC Architecture Discipline building; Merit Award, Root Architects for the R.B. Stevens building; Merit Award, PSRBB, IND and CGN Designs for..

“A Former New York City Public School Building Is Transformed into Housing and Community Space for Local Artists”

Minneapolis-based Artspace Projects Inc., a developer of arts facilities, has successfully adaptively reused and restored the historic 5-story “Public School No. 109” building, located at 215 East 99th Street at the upper eastern side of Manhattan in the New York neighborhood locally referred to as Spanish Harlem and/or El Barrio. The building was designed in..

“Architects Breath New Life into Derelict School to Create Live/Work Community”

Hamilton Houston Lownie Architects (HHL Architects), in collaboration with Brooklyn-based Victor Morales Architects, has transformed East Harlem’s PS 109, a derelict 1898 Charles B.J. Snyder-designed New York City Public School, into El Barrio’s Artspace PS109, an affordable live/work housing project for artists and their families. The project, located at 215 East 99th Street, was developed..