SARA Awards for Two Projects

SARA Awards for Two Projects

12/10/2019

We recently received two design awards at the 2019 SARAs National Design Awards in Chicago. Rachael Stollar accepted the awards on behalf of the firm. Thank you to the jury and the SARA organization for honoring our work. We received two Awards of Honor, one for our Cobble Hill Row House and Carriage House, and one for our Park Slope Modern Row House, a gut renovation that utilized passive house technology.

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SARA Awards for Two Projects
Dering Hall Features CWB Office

Dering Hall Features CWB Office

10/15/2019

CWB's Office was recently featured in a Dering Hall article that showcased the studio spaces of architects and interior designers. Our "artfully designed workplace incorporates an open plan for our designers, office alcoves for sub-tenants, conference rooms for private meetings, and a kitchen for communal meals and conversing across the many disciplines that inhabit our workplace." To read the full article, click here.

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Brendan Speaks on The Renovation Process in NYC Landmarked Districts

Brendan Speaks on The Renovation Process in NYC Landmarked Districts

10/08/2019

As an inhabitant of a Historic Brooklyn row house since childhood, the architect of over 100 row houses (most in landmarked districts), and a board member of the Historic Districts Council, CWB Principal Brendan Coburn was a perfect pick to consult for an article with tips for working with the Landmarks Preservations Commission. And that’s exactly what author Evelyn Battaglia of Brick Underground did for her in-depth article researching and explaining the complicated process. Click here for the full article.

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Architectural Digest Feature

Architectural Digest Feature

09/05/2019

Architectural Digest recently featured our Cobble Hill Brownstone project in their magazine. We had a lot of fun designing this home for Maisonette cofounder Sylvana Durrett, her husband, children, and dog. Striking style and durable finishes combine to create a bold yet inviting home. We worked with Carrier and Company to devise an eclectic and curated residence that is, at its core, a comfortable home for the whole family. To read the full article that delves into the intricacies of the home, click here.

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Space of the Week for New York Magazine’s Design Hunting on The Cut

Space of the Week for New York Magazine’s Design Hunting on The Cut

07/01/2019

Our Park Slope Modern Row House project was recently selected by Wendy Goodman as her Space of the Week, part of New York Magazine’s Design Hunting on The Cut. Featuring handcrafted furniture and details by local artisans, interiors selections by Fearins | Welch, and styled with rugs and art from the clients’ personal collection - it’s one of our favorites too! "Entrepreneur Tim Cotton, and his wife, Anne-Laure Py, who owns the Craftspring boutique in Gowanus, moved to Brooklyn in 2014 in search of a house that would accommodate their growing family — they now have two daughters. They found their diamond in the rough, an 1890 four-story rowhouse in a landmarked district of Park Slope. The house hadn’t been renovated or updated in decades. So with their architect, Brendan Coburn of CWB Architects, they gutted the whole thing and opened up the back, including the living room, seen above, to bring in air and light." Read the full article here. Styling by Mieke ten Have and photos by Kevin Kunstadt.

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