Architectural Digest Home Show Staff Picks

General Interest | By Murdock Solon Architects |

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At this year's Architectural Digest Home Show, held March 20-23 at Pier 94 in New York City, the staff at Murdock Solon Architects selected a few of its favorite exhibitions. From built-in-countertop espresso machines to gorgeously detailed handmade furniture, the show offered a plethora of inspiration for upcoming projects.

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Enrique Chagoya Exhibition at George Adams Gallery

Gallery News, General Interest | By Murdock Solon Architects |

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George Adams Gallery, designed by Murdock Solon Architects, is currently exhibiting the works of Enrique Chagoya January 16 through February 22. Chagoya describes his work as a "visual reflection on various, and often opposite, cultural realities." Born and raised in Mexico City and now a professor at Stanford, Chagoya often highlights the ongoing strife between the United States and Latin America.

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As Seen in The New York Times

General Interest | By Murdock Solon Architects |

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Following the article "Townhouse Turnaround" by Constance Rosenblum featured in The New York Times this month, Murdock Solon Architects would like to share similar projects that we have come to specialize in over the last 10 years; converting former three-family brownstones to sensitively updated, well-designed homes that serve the needs of growing families.

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MSA Featured in Design Bureau

Press | By Murdock Solon Architects |

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Look for Murdock Solon Architects in this month's issue of Design Bureau magazine, featuring our Outside Edit + Design project. On the penthouse floor of a SoHo cast-iron building, this production studio represents a unique balance of historic preservation, innovative technology and warm interiors. The studio desired a light, loft-like setting that also met specific technical requirements for video and sound editing. Our solution was to construct a "house" with unique rooms for different functions.

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MSA Featured in Houzz

Bathroom Design, Press | By Murdock Solon Architects |

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Murdock Solon Architects was featured in Houzz this week. "Bathroom Design: Getting Tile Around the Vanity Right" highlighted the pros and cons of various vanity and tile choices. Houzz's John Whipple selected MSA's Rhinecliff Residence project from Dutchess county.

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MSA Project Featured in Architectural Digest

Commercial Architecture, General Interest, Press | By Murdock Solon Architects |

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Designed by Murdock Solon Architect's Shea Murdock, the Manhattan boutique FD Gallery is featured in Architectural Digest's September 2013 issue. The article highlights boutique owner Fiona Druckenmiller and describes the space as a "cabinet of curiosities." The Upper East Side boutique showcases rare estate jewelry and one-of-a-kind pieces.

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New Project: 333 Lobby

Latest Projects | By Murdock Solon Architects |

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If you're near 7th Avenue and 28th/29th Street in New York City, you'll see one of Murdock Solon Architect's latest projects - the refacing and lobby redesign of 333 7th Avenue. Built in 1920, this 21-story office building was ready for a fresh, more modern look. Murdock Solon Architects began by increasing the amount of light that entered the 850-square-foot space. A new glass facade with a varied frit pattern created a unique exterior marker for the building and allowed more sunlight to enter the interior.

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New Project: Brooklyn Townhouse

Latest Projects | By Murdock Solon Architects |

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MSA’s renovation opened this single-family townhouse to the outdoors, light and views. With a narrow building footprint, MSA’s design focused on creating large, comfortable, open spaces, by minimizing internal walls and divisions. Living areas and the kitchen are separated naturally by furniture and cabinetry, so that light and air moves uninhibitedly from the backyard to the street. Finishes of light colors and warm woods further lighten and brighten the space, along with a bedroom skylight...

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