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425 5TH AVE

The 425 5th Avenue tower was a trendsetter in the heart of Manhattan’s Murray Hill. The first to break the skyline in this neighborhood, other towers quickly followed. The slender mixed-use commercial and residential tower finds inspiration in accentuating its … Continue reading

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Rice University Martel College

Residential colleges are central to students’ social and academic experiences at Rice University.  Martel was designed as a new addition to the college system, introducing 232 new rooms to a campus where students prefer to live on-campus and participate in … Continue reading

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Rice University Brown & Jones Colleges

The expansion of Rice University’s two existing residential colleges, Brown and Jones,  was inspired by Ralph Adam Cram and Bertram Goodhue’s 1913 axially designed main campus and the extensive patterning of limestone and brickwork found throughout campus. The university required … Continue reading