Urban Guild Award Given to Cobble Hill Development

Urban Guild Award Given to Cobble Hill Development

09/29/2020

We are honored that our Cobble Hill Development has been selected for an Urban Guild Award in the Design Excellence category. This development includes two of our projects: Cobble Hill Row House & Carriage House and Strong Place Row Houses. The two commissions were designed in tandem to contribute to - and integrate with - the historic neighborhood fabric, while the private residence exhibits decidedly modern aesthetics. The exteriors complement the historic language of the surrounding architecture, and incorporate contemporary compositions, materials, and methods.

READ MORE >

Urban Guild Award Given to Cobble Hill Development
CWB Employee Artwork Featured in PYLON

CWB Employee Artwork Featured in PYLON

03/16/2020

Sketches drawn by two of CWB's team members were published in the most recent issue of AIA Brooklyn's online magazine PYLON. Partner Brendan Coburn's "Manhattan Bridge" depicts the strong and graceful lines of the bridge he can see from his desk window in our office. Rachael Stollar's "Supper" brings the personality, warmth, and raw beauty of foraged flowers to life on the page. Sketching is a tool we use to design and develop our projects, as well as a hobby our own enjoyment! Check out the full publication here.

READ MORE >

Brendan Coburn Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Brendan Coburn Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

03/09/2020

CWB Partner Brendan Coburn has been elevated to the AIA College of Fellows - this is the AIA’s highest membership honor recognizing an architect’s exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. Only 3% of AIA members receive this distinction. Congrats, Brendan! We thank all of our clients whose projects were included in the submission - it’s a pleasure to serve our community and create beautiful spaces for living, working, and playing. "Advancement to the AIA College of Fellows is granted for significant achievement in design, preservation, education, literature, and service. It honors architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level." - aiany.org

READ MORE >

Featured in House Beautiful

Featured in House Beautiful

01/06/2020

One of our recently completed Brooklyn row house projects was recently featured in House Beautiful. Designed for two busy professionals, Stacie Billis (cookbook author/food editor and host of the podcast Didn’t I Just Feed You) and Michael Lebowitz (founder and CEO of Big Spaceship) and their two boys, in collaboration with Fearins | Welch Interior Design - we helped them transform the private spaces of their home and infuse them with personality. We turned oft neglected corners of the row house typology into hyper specific nooks - including a cushy alcove at the stair landing, now the favorite spot for family movie nights. The husband's walk-in closet became a cavern designed for the enjoyment of books and records. The residence is filled with charming design touches that spark the imagination, like the wall coverings in the respective children's rooms, one inspired by the magical woods in Harry Potter, the other a basketball-inspired mural by artist DJ Schmidt of Crispy & Clean. Read the full article here.

READ MORE >

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.

READ MORE >