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TABLE OF CONTENTS Firm Profile Design Philosophy History of Sustainability Integrated Design Approach Planning/Urban Design Portfolio Commercial Office Portfolio Healthcare Portfolio Mixed-Use Portfolio Multi-Family Residential Portfolio Cultural Portfolio Educational Portfolio Interiors Portfolio Infrastructure/Transportation Portfolio Recent Design Awards Firm Leadership


FXFOWLE ARCHITECTS Founded over 38 years ago, FXFOWLE Architects is an architectural, interior design, planning, and urban design firm committed to design excellence, social responsibility, and sustainability. With offices in New York and Washington, DC, our projects have been internationally recognized with numerous design and sustainability awards and press coverage each year. Our diverse portfolio of projects includes work of all types and scales throughout the world, and is based on our core commitment to enriching the built environment by creating projects with social, environmental, and aesthetic integrity. Our ecological approach is inherent in all of our projects, serving as a guiding principle for achieving goals of design excellence, innovation, and civic responsibility. We recognize that each project has a unique ecosystem, yet we strive to integrate project objectives within broader social and environmental missions. We employ an energetic, collaborative design process supported by effective leadership and open communication. This approach establishes a working environment of trust that enables clients to make fullyinformed decisions prior to and throughout the design process, reach consensus, move forward to the successful completion of the project, and beyond into post-occupancy. FXFOWLE believes that collaboration within the greater community is essential to the restoration of our planet. Members of the firm routinely provide leadership in civic, sociological, and sustainability initiatives. This commitment allows us to bring a unique perspective to every project that fosters innovation, relevance, and timelessness in the work. By embracing this broader view, our projects achieve harmony between client, user, site, community, and the natural environment. FXFOWLE is structured around design studios. This structure allows us to master a variety of typologies including Planning/Urban Design; Infrastructure/Transportation; Office Buildings; Mixed-Use; Retail; Multi-family Residential; Cultural Facilities; K-12 and Higher Education Institutions; Corporate; Not-for-Profits; and Interiors projects. Partners direct each project and our teams collaborate to best meet our diverse projects’ needs.


DESIGN PHILOSOPHY FXFOWLE advances an architecture that stimulates and inspires; an architecture that tells the story of place, of institutional aspiration, and of synergy between the natural and built realms. We derive aesthetic integrity and an enduring design character through continuous exploration of holistic function and essential components. We orchestrate a partnership with clients, stakeholders, consultants, and our staff, in order to galvanize the best resources of innovation and experience. We implement a transparent, thoughtful, and rigorous design process that promotes excellence and sustainability. We believe that humanity is at a decisive point in its relationship with the natural world and must cease to build and dwell in ways that degrade the health of the planet and ourselves. Concentrated patterns of growth, promoted by imaginative living and working environments, are essential for a healthy planet and a sustainable future. FXFOWLE is therefore vigorously engaged in the reinvention and revitalization of the urban condition, and is committed to the mind-set that each component of that condition must contribute to the larger context. It is through the firm’s combined disciplines of planning and urban design, infrastructure and transportation design, and the various aspects of educational, cultural, workplace, commercial, and residential architecture that we integrate our comprehensive approach and creative spirit. By extension, it is our responsibility to effect change and shape public discourse and policy through pro-active engagement and professional association.

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HISTORY OF SUSTAINABILITY FXFOWLE projects continue to set new standards in environmentally-responsible design. Our project teams are currently working towards achieving goals of Passive House, ecological restoration, and Net Zero Energy. FXFOWLE has built upon the knowledge of founding principal Bruce Fowle, whose early experience designing solar-responsive, naturallyventilated homes led FXFOWLE to become a pioneer in the green building movement. These early explorations led to an innovative approach rooted in conservationist values. FXFOWLE soon became known for taking sustainable design to new heights, with the first green high-rise in Shanghai, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (1992); and in New York, the Condé Nast Building at 4 Times Square (1999). As the first green skyscraper in the United States, 4 Times Square’s unprecedented integration of sustainable design principles and technologies—all implemented for the first time at this scale—galvanized the green building movement and was a catalyst for the development of the USGBC LEED rating system. The firm’s pioneering Battery Park City Sustainable Guidelines propelled sustainable development in New York City. These founding values continue to inspire the firm to advance sustainable design to help improve the state of the planet. FXFOWLE projects represent the assimilation of years of knowledge and technical expertise building sustainable environments congruous with clients’ values. Our work has a distinguished record of achieving performance metrics of sustainability and energy-efficiency, including LEED, Enterprise Green Communities, ENERGY STAR, the 2030 Challenge, and other international rating systems. We continue to advance our sustainability objectives and expertise, currently focusing on Passive House and Net Zero Energy projects. In addition to nearly all our staff having LEED accreditation, the firm has four Certified Passive House Designers and is actively involved in the Passive House community. We have an extensive sustainable building portfolio, with more than 9 million square feet of LEED certified space, including six Platinum Certified and nine Gold Certified projects. Projects range in typology from historic buildings to city master plans, and in scale from commercial interiors to urban skyscrapers.

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INTEGRATED PROJECT APPROACH Our holistic design approach relies on professionals with both broad and specialized expertise, working in an open and inclusive process. At the onset of each project, we facilitate a series of sustainability workshops with the owner, engineers, interior designer, landscape architect, construction manager, and other key team members. The workshops enable this diverse group to work collaboratively in establishing sustainable project goals, and to develop a framework and roadmap for realizing them. Because of this collaborative approach, our teams are founded on relationships of experience, creativity, cooperation, and communication. FXFOWLE’s role is to guide and orchestrate the realization of these environmental objectives within the greater context of aesthetic, programmatic, economic, and technical requirements. FXFOWLE begins each design process with a comprehensive environmental analysis. Using building performance modeling software, we develop an early understanding of the environmental conditions of a project site, including temperature, humidity, daylight hours, insulation, precipitation, cloud cover, wind, and other seasonal variations. This preliminary analysis informs our concept development, enabling us to integrate environmentally-responsive passive strategies from a project’s inception. As the project evolves, we continue to use these tools to evaluate thermal performance of building envelope details and to understand the impact of specifying selected products. Building Information Modeling (BIM) assists the team in evaluating how design decisions relate to environmental conditions, and enables us to optimize building performance. The results of these analyses help us achieve more ambitious sustainability goals. BIM is a natural fit for FXFOWLE’s integrated approach, providing a powerful tool to interweave sustainable and tectonic design strategies. For us, a sustainable building does not end at project completion. Following construction, FXFOWLE has developed in-house postoccupancy analysis surveys and reports, evaluating building performance and occupant comfort. We frequently develop sustainable guidelines, manuals, and educational programs for occupants and facility managers to ensure that a project remains as environmentally-responsible as possible throughout its lifetime.


PLANNING & URBAN DESIGN PORTFOLIO “Our design process is exploratory, comparative, and highly iterative, a journey we share with the client and stakeholders.” —Mark Strauss Architect, planner, and urban designer Mark Strauss, FAIA, AICP, PP, LEED AP, leads FXFOWLE’s Planning/Urban Design practice, which comprises a team of architects, planners, and landscape architects. Mark has been an advocate of bringing a greater appreciation for architectural and urban design excellence as public policy. A key aspect of Mark’s interests and talents lie in developing strategic approaches to assist communities, institutions, and developers to redefine properties in response to urban design, economic, technical, and political concerns. FXFOWLE creates strategies that do not simply sit on a shelf, but breathe life and continual vitality into sites, neighborhoods, cities, and regions through an approach that balances a strong design vision with an appreciation for underlying community needs. The firm’s extensive experience with both public master planning and private large-scale development projects includes a specialty in transit-oriented redevelopment and the repositioning of former industrial brownfield sites and areas. Focused on implementable solutions, FXFOWLE has developed an international reputation for visionary and economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable planning and urban design.


Nordhavnen: City Regenerative Copenhagen, Denmark Competition 2008 500 Acres / 200 Hectares Awards 2012 Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, Green GOOD DESIGN Award 2010 The Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Award 2010 MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Project Awards, Regeneration & Masterplanning 2009 World Architecture News, Best Urban Design Project 2009 Boston Society of Architects, Unbuilt Architecture Design Award

FXFOWLE participated in an international competition for the Nordhavnen district in Copenhagen, Denmark. This 200-hectare waterfront site is currently a container port and cruise ship terminal. The competition brief called for urban planning and innovative architectural strategies to create a dynamic and sustainable city poised for growth over the next 50 years. The new district is expected to house 40,000 residents, create 40,000 jobs, and provide access for 40,000 bicycles. FXFOWLE’s vision, entitled City Regenerative, connects urban infrastructure, extends the existing waterway, and weaves open space through a series of neighborhoods and commercial nodes. The project sets a new standard for low-carbon consumption.


Georgia Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal Atlanta, GA Georgia Department of Transportation Design Completion 2013 119 Acres / 51 Hectares LEED-ND Gold Anticipated LEED Silver Anticipated Awards 2016 Boston Society of Architects Design Award, Unbuilt Architecture and Design 2014 American Institute of Architects—Washington, DC, Honorable Mention, Urban Design and Planning 2014 International Design Awards—Gold Award, Urban Design 2014 American Institute of Architects—New York State, Award of Merit, Urban Design 2014 Chicago Athenaeum International Design Award 2013 World Architecture News, Transport Award

The Georgia Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal (MMPT) creates a new regional and metropolitan transportation center, and a master plan for 119 acres of downtown Atlanta. This critical piece of infrastructure integrates service for 10 passenger train platforms, including commuter rail and high-speed rail, and 80 bus bays for local, regional, and intercity buses into a single complex. By decking over existing rail yards (known locally as “the Gulch”) that divide downtown from the city’s sports and convention center complex, the MMPT knits together major activity centers of the city. Developed through a public-private partnership, the MMPT creates a new civic presence and acts as a catalyst for private development.


Hudson Yards Master Plan New York, NY Hudson Yards Development Corporation / Metropolitan Transportation Authority Durst / Vornado Completion 2007 28 Acres / 11 Hectares

FXFOWLE was commissioned by the Hudson Yards Development Corporation (HYDC) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to prepare a vision plan and development guidelines for the 28-acre Eastern and Western Rail Yards, Manhattan’s next great development area. The plan calls for a vibrant mix of cultural, residential, and commercial buildings, linked to public transportation. Subsequently, FXFOWLE served as the architects for the Durst/Vornado team and designed their proposal for the Eastern and Western Rail Yards developer’s competition entitled “Hudson Center.” The Durst/Vornado master plan is anchored by a new tower for Condé Nast. The plan provided a network of open spaces to serve as the connector between Hudson River Park, the High Line, and the Hudson Yards greenway.


Hunter’s Point South Queens, NY New York City Economic Development Corporation Completion 2008 30 Acres / 12 Hectares

The development plan for 5,000 units of mostly affordable housing along the Queens Waterfront is designed to create a human-scale neighborhood where the car takes a back seat. A pedestrian and bicycle-friendly street grid defines a community of neighborhoods that supports cultural and economic diversity, neighborhood retail, a mix of housing types, cultural and educational facilities, and open space amenities. To define a community focus for each neighborhood, three distinct open spaces have been provided: an expansive East River park for active recreation, a more passive waterfront esplanade along Newtown Creek, and an interior landscaped mews that connects the two waterfront areas and acts as a bioswale to collect stormwater from paved surfaces. In October 2008, the Hunter’s Point South plan was formally adopted by City Council. FXFOWLE is currently assisting the city to develop design guidelines that will accompany a developer’s request for proposals.


Water Street Vision Plan New York, NY The Alliance for Downtown New York Completion 2010

FXFOWLE and Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects were retained by the Alliance for Downtown New York to conduct a study of Water Street and propose a design for the street’s future. The first phase of this study was dedicated to research and analysis. The team conducted field surveys and inventories documenting all streetscape elements, building plans, city regulations, and climate conditions. During this research and analysis phase, the team also held meetings with key stakeholders to confirm the goals and a vision for the Street. In Phase 2, the Starr Whitehouse/FXFOWLE team facilitated a series of interactive themed participant workshops. These sessions established a set of principles, alternative programs, and concept visions. The workshops addressed program, branding, economics, and transportation, and, ultimately, streetscape design. Currently the team is working on the final vision plan and implementation plan to recommend actions for both short-term and long-term goals.


Hoboken Terminal & Rail Yard Redevelopment Hoboken, NJ The City of Hoboken Completion 2009 36 Acres / 14 Hectares

FXFOWLE was engaged by the City of Hoboken to work with the City, NJ Transit, and their designated developer LCOR to prepare a joint redevelopment plan for the Hoboken Terminal and Rail Yards. The plan defines a strategic approach for developing the site that supports transit operations and the community from an economic, environmental, and urban design perspective. All these elements inform the plan. To achieve these objectives, the plan evaluates existing conditions, identifies opportunities and constraints, considers alternatives, and builds consensus through an objective evaluation of alternatives. The final plan includes 9.2 million square feet of mixed-use development, eight acres of new parks and plazas, a landscaped Observer Highway, traffic improvements, new infrastructure, and bike paths.


Carlyle Plaza Alexandria, VA JM Zell Partners, LTD Completion TBD 1,390,000 GSF / 129,130 GSM LEED Silver Anticipated

Working with the City of Alexandria, the Alexandria Sanitation Authority, and adjacent property owners, FXFOWLE created a new master development plan for a former landfill site in Alexandria, VA. The site, located at the edge of a newly-developing mixed-use district, is within walking distance of two metro stations and a commuter rail station. The planning defines a creative strategy that incorporates the expansion of an adjacent wastewater treatment facility, transferring development rights from the treatment facility to adjacent parcels. The plan weaves together new mixed-use development and expanded park space. Innovative urban design and landscape techniques are being utilized to incorporate the expanded water treatment facility beneath active open space. The new green spaces will tie into and expand nearby park space and the regional bike trail network. Corporate offices anchor the development’s frontage, while residential uses are oriented to side streets and the park space.


Canal District Waterfront Dubai, UAE Nakheel Properties Completion 2008 500 Acres / 200 Hectares LEED-ND Gold Equivalent Awards 2007 MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Project Award, Commendation

FXFOWLE has master planned 200 hectares of land as the largest new sustainable mixed-use development in a high-growth district within the UAE, designed to the standards of U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND). The master plan divides the site into eight smaller districts pierced with water canals and connected by a new light rail system and a series of parks and pedestrian boulevards. Careful massing of low-, mid-, and high-rise buildings allows a cohesive urban fabric to emerge. FXFOWLE’s sustainable guidelines mandate that all future buildings on site will be LEED Gold, and that, through a total system approach, resources will be shared between energy systems, wastewater systems, and building water use.


Penn’s Landing Philadelphia, PA Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Completion 2014 45 Acres / 18.2 Hectares Awards 2015 American Society of Landscape Architects, Excellence for Analysis and Planning

Penn’s Landing is 45 acres of prime urban waterfront marking the eastern edge of Center City, Philadelphia. Despite dramatic views of the Delaware River and Ben Franklin Bridge, year-round programming, a hotel, and a smattering of other attractions, the location has failed to live up to its promise, and remains somewhat desolate, fragmented, and isolated, cut off from the city. Decades of elaborate redevelopment master plans have failed to gain enough traction to be realized. The Penn’s Landing Redevelopment Study focuses on public investment in new parks, landscape amenities, and improved urban connections as the key to spurring private development. Centered on new park spaces, a lively mix of residential, retail, hotel, and recreational uses will create a 24-hour community that anchors the neighborhood. The final plan creates just over 1000 residential units and 260 hotel rooms over a 20-year build-out, grouped around a redeveloped recreational boat basin to the south, and 12 new parks to the north. The existing land bridge over the highway is expanded and reconfigured to improve visibility and access, and create the park which links the development to the city. A wide variety of flexible spaces provide a dynamic range of activities and amenities including swimming, boating, ice skating, outdoor markets, performance venues, waterfront promenades, and outdoor gardens.


Southern Manhattan Multi-Purpose Levee New York, NY New York City Economic Development Corporation Completion 2014 1.5 Coastal Miles

FXFOWLE worked as part of a multi-disciplinary team evaluating the feasibility of constructing a multi-purpose levee along the East River in Lower Manhattan to protect the city against storm surges and rising sea levels. The concept was one of the preliminary recommendations made in Mayor Bloomberg’s “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” report following Hurricane Sandy. By integrating development along the levee and extending the city with new development opportunities, the project aims to pay for itself and for other resiliency measures around the city. The 1.5-mile study area stretches from the Battery Maritime Building to just north of the Manhattan Bridge. The team worked to identify and evaluate infrastructure and development options, taking into account the physical, environmental, legal, financial, and other implementation considerations. FXFOWLE’s analysis focused on the urban design implications and opportunities for economic development.


COMMERCIAL PORTFOLIO “Our architecture creates iconic experiences; that address the street, promote activity, and create excitement.” —Daniel Kaplan Senior Partner Daniel Kaplan, AIA, LEED AP, directs the firm’s Commercial/Residential practice and views high-rise buildings as an expression of the energy which comes from a city’s vibrant mix of people, activities, and structures. As one of the leading design firms in New York City, FXFOWLE has an impressive track record working with developers to maximize real estate and create marketable solutions in challenging urban spaces. Innovation, efficiency, occupant well-being, comfort, and convenience remain the priorities. In the past year, FXFOWLE has been commissioned to design high-performance commercial buildings in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Dubai, Mumbai, Delhi, and Osaka.


4 Times Square New York, NY The Durst Organization Completion 1999 1,600,000 GSF / 149,000 GSM Catalyst for the LEED System Awards 2001 AIA Honor Award for Architecture 2001 World Architecture Awards, Commendation 2000 AIA New York State Excellence in Design Award 2000 New York City Audubon Society Major Achievement Award

The first tower of the 42nd Street redevelopment project, FXFOWLE’s 4 Times Square embraces the essence of Times Square while meeting the needs of corporate tenants. A varied composition of interlocking, set-back forms and façade treatments respond to the diverse scale and character of the neighboring buildings. As the building rises, a collage of volumes, surfaces, and super-scaled signage draws vitality from the street and evolves into an integrated composition, culminating in a highly-energized finale. All building systems and construction technology were evaluated for their impact on occupant health, environmental sensitivity, and energy reduction, making this the first project of its size and type to adopt state-of-the-art standards for energy conservation, indoor air quality, recycling systems, and the use of sustainable manufacturing processes.


3 Times Square New York, NY 3 Times Square Associates Completion 2001 855,000 GSF / 79,000 GSM Awards 2002 Society of American Registered Architects New York Council Award of Excellence 2000 New York Construction News Commercial Project of the Year

3 Times Square, part of the public/private 42nd Street Redevelopment Corporation’s master plan, serves as the North American headquarters for the international news corporation Thomson Reuters and a crucial link between Times Square and the newly revitalized 42nd Street District. Comprised of offices, newsrooms, a television studio, and a trading floor, the structure rises above the Crossroads of the World as a composition of interlocking planes and volumes, capped with a fin of stainless steel mesh, visible from Central Park. A series of 30-foot-high video monitors broadcast Reuters programming into Times Square, while a 14-story high vertical LED sign conveys daily news with a variety of colors and intensities. At the corner of 42nd Street, a sevenstory drum gracefully turns the corner and forms a three-story lobby.


The New York Times Building New York, NY The New York Times / Forest City Ratner Completion 2009 1,500,000 GSF / 140,000 GSM Awards 2009 AIA Honor Award for Architecture 2008 AIA New York State, Award of Excellence, Commercial/ Industrial Large Projects 2008 AIA New York Chapter Design Award of Merit 2008 AIA New York Chapter Building Type Honor Award, Sustainable Design

Renzo Piano Building Workshop and FXFOWLE collaboratively designed a new headquarters for The New York Times. The building, located on Eighth Avenue between 40th and 41st Streets opposite the Port Authority Bus Terminal, unites the company’s employees under one roof in an exceptional signature structure. The design incorporates a transparent glass tower screened by planes of glazed terracotta tubes that appear to float above the street. An advanced sun-shading system, floor-to-ceiling glass, increased ceiling heights, efficient lighting and mechanical systems, displaced ventilation, extensive mock-up testing, and a variety of additional sustainable features ensure that The New York Times Building is a new standard of comfort, productivity, and efficiency in high-rise office space.


Eleven Times Square New York, NY SJP Properties Completion 2010 1,100,000 GSF / 102,000 GSM LEED Gold Awards 2012 BOMA/NY Pinnacle Award for New Construction 2011 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Best Tall Building (Americas), Finalist 2011 Environmental Design+Construction, Excellence in Design 2010 New York Construction Best of 2010 Project of the Year Award, Office Building 2010 Society of American Registered Architects Professional Design Award 2010 The Greater New York Construction User Council, Outstanding Project Award 2008 Perspective New York Magazine, Best Mixed-Use Development

Eleven Times Square defines the western gateway to Midtown Manhattan’s most exciting business districts: Times Square and the 42nd Street corridor. The design features a sculptural composition of forms sheathed in various combinations of sheer glass curtain wall and unique “silk-glass” panels. In keeping with the Times Square streetscape, there are large-scale signage “spectaculars,” including a 40-foot-diameter iconic globe at the corner. High performance glazed curtain walls allow ample daylighting, optimize views, and provide superior environmental control. Currently completing interior fit-out, Eleven Times Square is a state-of-the-art, environmentally-responsible building.


Allianz Tower Istanbul, Turkey Renaissance Construction Completion 2014 930,000 GSF / 86,400 GSM LEED Platinum Awards 2016 American Architecture Prize, Silver Architectural Design— Commercial; Gold Architectural Design—Tall Buildings; Gold Architectural Design—Green Architecture 2016 International Property Awards—Europe, Architecture— Commercial High Rise 2016 The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Best Tall Building—Europe, Finalist 2015 Society of American Registered Architects, National Design Award 2014 Cityscape Global, Commercial Project Award (Future), Finalist 2012 International Design Awards, Silver Award—Conceptual

The new 40-story office tower, which includes office, parking, and retail spaces was executed at a world-class level and ranks among the tallest buildings on the Asian side of Istanbul. A prominent corner location with 360-degree views is the driving force behind the crystalline-point tower design. Excellence and creativity of architectural design, imaginative open spaces, and meaningful integration of sustainability make the project a landmark appropriate to its highly visible location.


888 Boylston Street Boston, MA Boston Properties Completion 2016 425,000 GSF / 39,500 GSM LEED Platinum Anticipated

This landmark sustainable office building will be the highest performing speculative office building in New England, and one of the highest performing in the country. It will be a light touch on the environment and the community. Supporting and enhancing the lives inside, the tenant experience is the generator of the design approach. The building, currently under construction, is crafted to optimize the indoor environment, office planning flexibility, and building performance.


SAP Americas Headquarters Newtown Square, PA Completion 2009 425,000 GSF / 40,000 GSM Phase I: 210,000 GSF LEED Platinum Designed to Earn the Energy Star Awards 2011 Boston Society of Architects, Sustainable Design Awards 2010 International Commercial Property Award (Americas) 2010 AIA New York State Award of Merit, Large Commercial 2010 The Chicago Athenaeum International Architecture Award 2010 Environmental Design+Construction, Best Commercial Building (Finalist) 2010 MIPIM Award, Business Center (Finalist) 2009 The Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award

FXFOWLE designed the corporate headquarters and interiors for an environmentally-responsible Germany-based software company. The two-phase complex complements the existing structure by integrating the office campus into the topography while preserving views of the wooded-site. Offices are focused on the north side of the building to capitalize on landscape views, with service and fixed elements grouped together in nodes along an anchoring spine. As a design hallmark, the south-facing laminated wood atrium is shaded by warmly–detailed brise soleil that reduces sun penetration, while framing views of the inner courtyard and facilitating natural air circulation emanating from an underfloor displacement air system. Green roofs further weave the structure into the landscape, serving as part of a calibrated system of sustainable strategies. This is the first LEED Platinum building of its type in the mid-Atlantic region.


HEALTHCARE PORTFOLIO “The principles behind great healthcare design are no different than those for residential or hospitality design: the creation of gracious, tranquil spaces that are comforting and uplifting.” —Daniel Kaplan FXFOWLE’s holistic approach to healthcare environments embodies multiple aspects of wellness, education, sustainable care, community and an urban point of view. The design at every level should enhance the experience for patients, families, staff and visitors. From curbside to bedside, no detail is unimportant.


HealthCare Chaplaincy Palliative Care Center New York, NY HealthCare Chaplaincy Design Completion 2013 180,000 GSF / 16,700 GSM LEED Platinum Anticipated

FXFOWLE designed HealthCare Chaplaincy’s new LEED Platinum 180,000-square-foot Palliative Care Campus on the East River Waterfront. The HealthCare Chaplaincy is a national leader in research, education, and multi-faith patient-centered care. The campus was designed to be the organization’s premier national facility for palliative care, in addition to serving and embracing the local community. Palliative care, a comprehensive approach to treating serious illness, focuses on a patient’s physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being. With its prominent location along the East River, the exterior form, detail, massing, and the building’s overall architectural expression is an iconic representation of the organization’s aspirations. The building incorporates garden façades on the south and west faces of the building, providing a “dialogue of green” with the East River and existing green areas. The organic shape of the Chaplaincy reflects the nature of its riverside location as well as its focus on sustainability and its function as a “healing” center. Collaborators included Clodagh and MHG Architects.


Roswell Park Cancer Institute Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center Buffalo, NY Roswell Park Cancer Institute Completion 2016 142,000 GSF / 13,200 GSM Awards 2016 American Institute of Architects—Buffalo, Design Award

FXFOWLE designed the ground-up 11-story, 142,000-square-foot Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center for the Roswell Park Cancer Institute Campus, one of the nation’s foremost cancer treatment centers. The Center, providing both ambulatory care and offices for researchers, allows the cancer center to meet growing demand, expand the Institute’s existing patient-care programs, and provide dedicated space to targeted clinical programs and support services. The primary ambulatory uses include a Breast Oncology Center, a Chemotherapy & Infusion Center, a Gynecology Center, the Survivorship & Supportive Care Center, and the Adolescent & Young Adult Center. The building is located at a tight, but pivotal ‘gateway’ site for the campus. The design approach connects the building to the main hospital complex and places the building immediately adjacent to, and cantilevered over, an existing lab building. High ceilings, scenic views, and extensive natural light create a premier work environment for cutting-edge medical research and an inviting, comforting environment for patients and visitors. The chemotherapy infusion spaces, which had been located in windowless internally focused space, have been turned inside out, providing a patient setting bathed in glare-free daylight and connected to nature, offering picturesque views of Buffalo’s skyline and Lake Erie.


MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO “We see every element is part of a larger whole, and believe that each has a responsibility to relate to that which is beyond itself. This is what context is really about, not building red brick buildings in red brick neighborhoods.” —Sudhir Jambhekar Across the USA, the UAE, India, and Asia, FXFOWLE is designing environmentally-responsible mixed-use buildings tailored to the local climatic conditions, site parameters, and program elements. Our experience designing best-in-class office buildings, institutional facilities, and residential projects has allowed us to elevate the standards for mixed-use centers. Each of our projects is high performance, marketresponsive, and visionary. The international practice is led by Senior Partner, Sudhir Jambhekar, FAIA, RIBA, LEED AP, and has garnered numerous awards in the past several years.


3 Hudson Boulevard New York, NY The Moinian Group Completion 2021 1,800,000 GSF / 167,000 GSM LEED Platinum Anticipated Awards 2014 World Architecture News, Commercial Award—Future Project Finalist

3 Hudson Boulevard is a new 66-story tower that sets new standards for urban mixed-use developments. Sited on Manhattan’s West Side in Hudson Yards, the tower’s twisting and tapered form transitions from the urban grid to capture optimal solar orientation, allowing arrays of photovoltaic sunscreens integrated into portions of its allglass curtain wall façade to generate over 800,000 kWh of power per year. Two notches in the upper third of the tower, which soars over 1,000 feet, indicate the shift in program from Class-A office space to exclusive residences, increasing light and views of the Hudson River, Hudson River Park, and the High Line. The tower is crowned by a rooftop club and sky garden planted with mature trees and sheltered by glass windscreens.


Al Faisaliah Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Completion 2008 3,800,000 GSF / 300,000 GSM Awards 2009 MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Project Award, Commendation

FXFOWLE was one of two finalists in a design competition for a mixed-use development in Riyadh. The resulting design draws inspiration from multiple sources, including the shape of Al Khozama, a flower unique to the Saudi Arabian Kingdom. The key program elements included a 450-room, five-star hotel, a mosque, commercial office space, retail and restaurant venues, parking, and several indoor and outdoor public spaces. The environmentally responsible buildings and site works were designed as integrated systems that respond to the climatic conditions of the region. The new complex also creates a new urban center by incorporating key existing buildings.


King Abdullah Financial District Parcels 2.09, 2.14, & 4.07/08 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Rayadah Investment Company Completion 2014 Parcel 2.09: 30,000 GSF / 2,800 GSM Parcel 2.14: 670,000 GSF / 62,000 GSM Parcels 4.07/08: 1,100,000 GSF / 102,000 GSM LEED Certified Anticipated Awards 2010 Cityscape Global, Community Future Design Award (Highly Commended) 2009 CNBC Arabian Property Award, Best Mixed Use Development

The King Abdullah Financial District comprises six development parcels in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The design separates pedestrian and vehicular traffic, while including public spaces within each site. Protected skywalks will encourage pedestrian traffic, and a monorail system will promote the use of public transportation. A traditional wadi, a dry river bed to collect runoff, creates a continuous green public open space connecting the six developments, while green roofs will provide additional landscaped areas. Parcel 2.09, a residential development, faces a shared cul-de-sac to the north, an access street to the east, a public square to the south, and the wadi to the west. Parcel 2.14 includes a 26-story office tower, a low-rise residential building, retail, and a mosque. The combined Parcels 4.07 and 4.08 are mixed-use developments consisting of two towers connected by a retail podium across a shared landscaped plaza.


King Abdullah Financial District Parcels 4.11 & 5.05 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Rayadah Investment Company Completion 2015 Parcel 4.11: 670,000 GSF / 62,000 GSM Parcel 5.05: 1,000,000 GSF / 94,000 GSM LEED Certified Anticipated Awards 2010 Cityscape Global, Community Future Design Award (Highly Commended) 2009 CNBC Arabian Property Award, Best Mixed Use Development

The KAFD Parcels 4.11 and 5.05 each comprise office, residential, retail, and parking. The curving Parcel 4.11 building occupies a prominent site at the northernmost tip of the KAFD. The highly exposed corner connects via skywalk to Parcel 4.09. The Parcel 5.05 towers are located at the center of the KAFD. Skywalks connect 5.05 to Parcels 5.03, 5.06, 5.07, 5.08, and the a.07 attractor. The KAFD monorail runs along the access street to the east in front of the buildings. Each building design is based on a direct response to the shape of the site and location within the King Abdullah Financial District. The designs optimize site utilization, views, and efficiencies, creating a dramatic visual statement both as individual buildings and as a part of the overall master plan.


Osaka Tower Osaka, Japan Design Completed 2012 750,000 GSF / 69,000 GSM CASBEE Certification

FXFOWLE designed a mixed–use office tower and concert hall in the heart of Osaka, Japan. Rising 36 stories, this iconic tower incorporates a 750,000-square-foot office building, a concert hall, and a belowgrade car garage with a 225-vehicle capacity. Sustainability is a driving factor in the tower and design elements include bicycle storage for commuters, indoor environmental quality control, and natural ventilation and humidity control. Water is conserved by collecting rainwater and reducing the use of potable water in the rooftop garden by using natural species that do not require irrigation. The building also utilizes solar orientation daylighting as well as ambient and direct daylighting.


Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Shanghai, China Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Completion 2000 630,000 GSF / 59,000 GSM Awards 2001 Society of American Registered Architects Design Award

This regional headquarters for the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China was one of the first new buildings to be constructed in the Pudong District of Shanghai, a major new economic development zone across the Huangpu River from the historic city center, and was the first Green Tower in Shanghai. The tower portion of the building consists of twin slabs. One serves as a static background element for the other—a curving, dynamic form symbolizing the Bank’s presence in the region and its outward vision. These juxtaposed forms give shape to the office floors and act as a foil for the curved banking pavilion and smaller-scale program elements at the building’s base. The building’s façade consists of a composition of glass curtain wall and brise soleil contrasted with solid stone masses with punched windows.


RESIDENTIAL PORTFOLIO “Each residential project is a unique essay on how a building both contributes to the larger context while maintaining a compelling individual presence.” —Daniel Kaplan Under the direction of Senior Partner Daniel Kaplan, AIA, LEED AP, in the last five years alone FXFOWLE’s Interiors/Commercial/Residential practice has designed 4,100 units of residential architecture in the U.S. Currently, 2,500,000 square feet of FXFOWLE-designed condominium and rental projects are in construction. Our design approach is based on our commitment to creating healthy, energy-efficient, creative, urban developments. The firm is recognized for both its design and technical rigor and, with each project we undertake, we advance the dialogue about what it means to be green and urban.


The Helena New York, NY The Durst Organization / Rose Associates Completion 2005 600,000 GSF / 56,000 GSM LEED Gold Awards 2006 City of New York/US EPA Green Building Design Award 2005 AIA New York Chapter Affordable Green Housing Award 2004 Global Green Sustainable Design Award

Located on the western end of 57th Street in Manhattan, The Helena is a 37-story residential building with 580 studio, one-, and twobedroom apartments. Floor-to-ceiling glass wrap-around windows and sleek metal panels create a highly marketable rental property. Integrated sustainable technologies such as photovoltaic panels, a blackwater treatment plant, efficient micro-turbines, and green roofs earned this building a LEED Gold certification from the USGBC.


Avalon Clinton New York, NY The Dermot Company Completion 2009 677,000 GSF / 63,000 GSM LEED Certified Awards 2009 NYC Big Apple Brownfield Award, Best Green Building 2007 New York Construction Magazine Residential Award of Merit 2007 Development New York/Residential Magazine Green Building Award 2007 American Council of Engineering Companies, Engineering Excellence Platinum Award 2006 Roger H. Corbetta Award for Quality Concrete, Award of Merit with Special Recognition

Built over sunken rail cuts that blighted the neighborhood, the Avalon Clinton Mixed-Use Development has created a new sense of vibrancy through an innovative network of public spaces and buildings. The project includes 630 residential units, space for three non-profit theater groups, retail space, and below-grade parking, all connected with grade and roof-level open spaces. The scheme comprises three buildings which together frame an urban garden and plaza connected to the surrounding streets by through-block arcades. The building palette takes advantage of the wide variety of locally sourced building materials resulting in a spirited architectural expression. Exterior wall construction is of robust masonry and glass construction with a high thermal coefficient to assist in meeting strict efficiency goals.


Northside Piers & Palmer’s Dock Brooklyn, NY Toll Brothers City Living / RD Management / L&M Equity Participants Completion 2008 (Phase I) / 2010 (Phase II) 1,050,000 GSF / 97,500 GSM

Northside Piers at 164 Kent Avenue is a mixed-use residential development along the East River in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Three iconic, landmark towers flank the water’s edge while the inland block (Palmer’s Dock) features a contextually-scaled six-story structure housing retail, parking, and affordable residential units. Unique townhouses line the public access path to the water. Floor-to-ceiling glass provides dynamic views of Manhattan and creates a modern living experience. Building amenities include a sauna, fitness room, rooftop deck, parking, and a children’s playroom. A new park adjacent to the development includes shoreline paths and a 400-foot-long pier.


1 North 4th Place Brooklyn, NY Douglaston Development LLC Completion 2015 500,000 GSF / 46,500 GSM

This luxury 41-story residential tower’s floor-to-ceiling glass and vertical metal panel design, coupled with its premier location, offers residents spectacular and unobstructed 270-degree views of the East River, Manhattan skyline, and beyond. The first high-rise rental project along the Williamsburg waterfront, 1 North 4th Place comprises studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments and extensive fitness and recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool and terrace overlooking the river. The tower is part of a four-phase master plan that includes an expansive open space plan featuring a fishing pier, waterfront esplanade, and upland connections.


Sky House New York, NY The Clarett Group Completion 2008 260,000 GSF / 24,000 GSM Awards 2009 Society of American Registered Architects 2009 The Brick Industry Association’s New York/New Jersey Brick Distributor Council and the Associated Brick Mason Contractors of Greater New York

Located near Fifth Avenue at 11 East 29th Street, Sky House gracefully responds to the surrounding neighborhood. The varying façade rhythms of the slender tower frontages—vertical on one volume and horizontal on the other—balance the scale of the through-block building. Featuring 139 high-end residential units, the 55-story tower’s unique fenestration system opens up each apartment with super tall vertical windows framing iconic views of Manhattan. At its base, the building includes a new 21,000-square-foot Parish House for the adjacent church.


The Greenwich Lane New York, NY Rudin Management Completion 2016 728,000 GSF / 68,000 GSM LEED-ND Gold Pre-Certified LEED Silver Anticipated

FXFOWLE is the architect for the redevelopment of the historic St. Vincent’s Hospital Campus. The site is located within the Greenwich Village Historic District and the design for the site received approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The negotiated process identified key buildings for preservation and adaptive reuse based on historical and architectural merit. The multi-building plan combines new structures with existing buildings, honoring the scale and heritage of Greenwich Village and the historic legacy of the Hospital. The redevelopment plan comprises a variety of building types, including a high-rise tower to anchor Seventh Avenue, several mid-rise buildings on 11th and 12th Street, and five new townhouses. The design weaves new and old together using an architectural vocabulary of brick, stone, metal, and glass, all materials found throughout the Village.


The Ashland Brooklyn, NY Gotham Organization Completion 2016 580,000 GSF / 53,884 GSM Enterprise Green Communities Anticipated

FXFOWLE designed this 52-story 586-unit mixed-income rental tower in Brooklyn, NY. The building’s massing and orientation allow for expansive views of the Manhattan skyline and the East River bridges. The tower is situated on the edge of brownstone Brooklyn and newer large-scale developments; it draws inspiration from the materials and scale of the older architecture while incorporating more contemporary materials and larger expanses of glass. This play in scale and material creates an iconic but familiar form on the Brooklyn skyline. The base of the building includes a ground-floor food hall, rehearsal space for Theatre for a New Audience, and amenity spaces for tenants.


7900 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD Completion 2017 450,000 GSF / 42,000 GSM LEED Silver Anticipated

This large residential site sits at a critical point in the densifying Bethesda community. FXFOWLE’s design mediates between the “fast” Wisconsin Avenue frontage—with its large-scale buildings, wide boulevard ambiance, and larger stores—and the “slow” Woodmont Triangle neighborhood with its pocket parks, low scale, and lively collection of local restaurants. The Wisconsin façade expresses the flow of the vehicles and activity below, while the Woodmont side features a one-story retail edge clad in local stone topped by a green trellis. A curved volume frames a sloped, green public space and eases the transition between the two contexts and their different urban grids. A portion of the building dramatically bridges over part of the space, creating a civic portal. The underside of the portal is treated with a tessellated reflective ceiling that will create an urbane landmark. The project is designed to meet LEED certification standards and will incorporate a green roof, microturbines, and a solar-responsive façade.


Purves Street Residential Development Long Island City, NY Purves Street Owners, LLC Completion 2017 265,700 GSF / 25,000 GSM LEED Silver Anticipated

The Purves Street Residential Development is a luxury rental apartment building located in Long Island City, NY. The 265,700-square-foot building accommodates 272 units, and boasts amenities including a communal living room, an outdoor movie screening area, a roof deck with pool, a private party room, and a sky lounge. The project is being designed to achieve LEED Silver certification. The design is inspired by the neighborhood’s original industrial heritage and its new position as a fresh and modern NYC locale. The result is an interplay between cool steel, the warmth of wood, glassy finishes, and leather details.


35XV New York, NY Alchemy Properties / Angelo Gordon Completion 2015 170,000 GSF / 15,800 GSM LEED Silver Awards 2016 International Property Awards—Americas, Architecture / Mixed-Use 2016 Residential Architect Design Awards, Multifamily Housing—Citation 2016 American Council of Engineering Companies—New York, Platinum Award, Optimized Design for Mixed-Use 2015 Society for American Registered Architects, New York, Gold Award of Excellence 2014 World Architecture News, Housing Award—Future Project Finalist

This mixed-use development project occupies a mid-block position in the Union Square neighborhood. The building rises 24 stories and contains one cellar level. The first six floors of the building are dedicated to the neighboring school, from which the project obtained air rights. High-end residential condominiums occupy the eighth floor and up. The building contains approximately 55 residential units, a mix of one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom luxury units. The seventh-floor amenity space for the residents includes a gym, lounge, children’s playroom, and deeded wine storage.


Griffin Court New York, NY Alchemy Properties Completion 2010 160,000 GSF / 14,900 GSM

Located in the Clinton Special District on Manhattan’s west side, this new luxury development includes 95 residential units as well as retail and office space. Wrapping the corner of West 54th Street and Tenth Avenue along 53rd Street, the development is composed of two building volumes connected at the ground and cellar levels. To make the two building volumes read as one from the street, a clear and pronounced architectural vocabulary was necessary. Alternating façade expressions of rustic brick and crisp metal panels used in a repetitive manner create a unique character, while drawing inspiration from the architectural styles of the Clinton neighborhood. The development embraces a bi-level landscaped courtyard and terrace space. Inspired by Italian piazzas and urban gardens, the courtyard is visible from the lobby, inviting the residents inside to their private oases.


The Onyx New York, NY Bronfman Haymes Completion 2008 80,000 GSF / 7,400 GSM

Located in North Chelsea, this corner building opens to the surrounding views and urban environment with large floor-to-ceiling windows. The façade is composed of black metal panels suspended from the building structure on exposed stainless steel fastenings. An interlaced window pattern enables a logical arrangement of bedrooms and living rooms without detracting from the uniform façade expression. The building’s plan positions units with two-, three- and four-exposures—an unexpected amenity in Manhattan. The Onyx includes a rooftop sun deck, a gallery-like lobby, and a professional quality fitness center.


7770 Norfolk Avenue Bethesda, MD The JBG Companies Completion 2016 250,000 GSF / 23,000 GSM LEED Silver Awards 2016 Washington Building Congress—Washington DC, Craftsmanship Award, Special Construction/Metal Panels

FXFOWLE is design architect for the exterior of 7770 Norfolk, a 17-story, 250,000-square-foot residential project in Bethesda, Maryland. The building overlooks a triangular public plaza along a major thoroughfare. Diagrammatically the building is organized into two primary elements. The first provides the primary identity for the building; a clear slender vertical frame or box floats above the building’s lobby and ground floor retail space. This frame culminates in a large outdoor amenity space at its top, a destination seen from the street below, and a frame for the view found above. Beyond the frame a more linear knitting of horizontal plates defines the balance of the building form.


Carlyle Plaza Alexandria, VA JM Zell Partners, LTD Completion TBD 1,390,000 GSF / 129,130 GSM LEED Silver Anticipated

Working with the City of Alexandria, the Alexandria Sanitation Authority, and adjacent property owners, FXFOWLE created a new master development plan for a former landfill site in Alexandria, VA. The site, located at the edge of a newly-developing mixed-use district, is within walking distance of two metro stations and a commuter rail station. The planning defines a creative strategy that incorporates the expansion of an adjacent wastewater treatment facility, transferring development rights from the treatment facility to adjacent parcels. The plan weaves together new mixed-use development and expanded park space. Innovative urban design and landscape techniques are being utilized to incorporate the expanded water treatment facility beneath active open space. The new green spaces will tie into and expand nearby park space and the regional bike trail network. Corporate offices anchor the development’s frontage, while residential uses are oriented to side streets and the park space.


CULTURAL PORTFOLIO “Finding the story of a project in its program can be a powerful and poetic way of letting the project goals drive the form.” —Sylvia Smith Work for cultural institutions continues to be a significant part of FXFOWLE’s practice. We especially enjoy working with these clients because it allows us to collaborate with institutions and organizations with a singular dedication to their missions. Led by Senior Partner Sylvia Smith, FAIA, LEED AP and Partner Heidi Blau, FAIA, LEED AP, the Cultural practice has conducted feasibility studies, formed master plans, developed comprehensive programs, designed phased renovations, and created new facilities for clients ranging from museums and foundations to non-profit organizations. When designing significant new constructions, complex additions, and extensive renovations for our cultural clients, we understand their particular need for appropriate design solutions concurrent with an agreed-upon schedule and budget. Programs for these clients have varied from libraries to chapels and from zoos to performance halls. Our commissions include projects for prestigious organizations and institutions such as the Wadsworth Atheneum, American Bible Society, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Lincoln Center.


Alice Tully Hall New York, NY Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Completion 2009 80,000 GSF / 7,400 GSM Awards 2010 AIA Honor Award, Architecture 2010 Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association, Gold Construction Award 2010 American Institute of Steel Construction/IDEAS Awards National Award 2009 AIA New York State, Award of Merit, Institutional 2009 AIA New York Chapter Design Honor Award 2009 P/A Award 2009 Society of American Registered Architects 2009 New York Construction Magazine, Cultural Project of the Year

Alice Tully Hall’s major aesthetic and functional transformation involves a 25,000-square-foot expansion and renovation to the lobbies, theater, and performer support spaces. The most noticeable visible enrichment is a new three-story all glass outer lobby soaring above the street. The expanded lobby is a gathering place for patrons, donors, students, and musicians both day and night. Additional changes to the lobby include a larger box office, a prominently-located cafÊ open to the public, and an elevated mezzanine-level donor room overlooking the outer lobby. With upgraded stage equipment and performer support, the 1100-seat Alice Tully Hall has state-of-theart capabilities for concerts, film, music, and dance. FXFOWLE, in collaboration with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, also worked together on Lincoln Center Public Spaces, The Juilliard School, The Rose Building, and the North Plaza landscape.


Bronx Zoo Lion House Bronx, NY New York City Department of Design and Construction / Wildlife Conservation Society Completion 2008 43,000 GSF / 4,000 GSM LEED Gold Awards 2009 AIA New York State, Award of Merit 2009 The Municipal Arts Society of New York City, MASterworks Award, Best Restoration Project 2008 Society of American Registered Architects Design Award of Merit 2008 New York Construction Magazine Award of Merit, Best Renovation/Restoration Project 2006 City of New York/US EPA Green Building Design Award

The Lion House is the largest building on historic Astor Court, an assemblage of Beaux-Arts buildings at the center of the Bronx Zoo. A designated landmark, the building had been closed to the zoo’s visitors since the late 1970s when the big cats moved to more expansive environments. The reconstruction transformed the former open-air cages into new natural environments for the flora and fauna of Madagascar, while the former public viewing hall became a rentable, multi-purpose space opening to a landscaped exterior garden and terrace. The building has a recycled greywater system, a fuel cell, and geothermal wells, making it a model of environmental sustainability.


Center for Global Conservation Bronx, NY Wildlife Conservation Society Completion 2009 43,500 GSF / 4,040 GSM LEED Gold Awards 2011 The Chicago Athenaeum: American Architecture Award 2010 AIA New York State Award of Merit, Institutional 2010 Society of American Registered Architects Professional Design Award 2010 Environmental Design+Construction, Best Institutional Building 2010 MIPIM Award, Green Buildings (Finalist) 2005 Art Commission Award for Excellence in Design

The Center for Global Conservation is the Wildlife Conservation Society’s headquarters for international programs, providing space for administrative efforts and scientific research within the Bronx Zoo. The design respects the natural features of the site—bridging rock outcroppings and avoiding significant vegetation—and uses these elements and the flow of water through the site as part of the entry sequence. The east–west linear orientation of the building maximizes daylighting and cross-ventilation. The cantilevered form and materials blur the lines between interior and exterior; interior meeting and gathering spaces have exterior extensions. The ramped ground plane—an intensive green roof—allows each floor to open directly to the native planted exterior green space.


The Javits Center Renovation & Expansion New York, NY Empire State Development Corporation Completion 2014 (Phase 1) 1,800,000 GSF / 167,000 GSM LEED Silver Awards 2016 Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Special Recognition Award 2015 American Institute of Architects—New York Chapter, Committee on the Environment, Honorable Mention 2014 AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Award 2014 Building Design + Construction, Reconstruction Award 2014 Environmental Design + Construction, Excellence in Design Awards 2014 Society of Registered Architects, New York Design Awards Program, Silver Award of Merit

Located on the far west side of Manhattan, the Javits Center is New York City’s primary venue for trade shows and conventions. A new subway extension provides mass transit access connecting the facility to hotels and other venues. The revitalization plan included: reworking the entry plaza to create pedestrian friendly landscaped urban space, improved truck marshaling and storage, updating the building enclosure with a new high-performance curtain wall and skylights, a highly insulating 6.75-acre green roof, and new mechanical and electrical systems that reduce energy consumption by 26%. Renovated interior spaces improve occupant interaction, operational efficiency, and adaptability. Improved natural light, interior/exterior landscaping, and wayfinding systems greatly enhance the visitor experience. FXFOWLE collaborated with Epstein on this prestigious project.


YMCA at La Central Bronx, NY New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development BRP Development Corporation / The Hudson Companies, Inc. / Kretchmer Companies / YMCA Completion 2019 50,000 GSF /4,500 GSM

The Y is an association of men and women committed to promoting healthy living, nurturing youth development, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. The organization strives to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. Contained within the La Central affordable housing development, the new Y building will provide an anchor for the community. The storefront glass of the ground floor Wellness Center puts the Y’s mission on display along Bergen Avenue. From the front entrance on Westchester Avenue, many of the features of the Y are apparent. The child watch space and the locker rooms are to the left, the pools are immediately in front, and the gym is visible obliquely to the right. A highlight design wall of vibrant tiles leads members and guests to the heart of the Y—the Commons. This space is a gathering node that knits together the multiple levels of wellness spaces, group fitness spaces, and the gymnasium. The Commons will be a place to meet friends, relax between activities, or just enjoy watching the activities of the Y.


EDUCATIONAL PORTFOLIO “We seek a cohesive architectural concept that expresses the character and quality of the organization. We do not embellish the design with decorative elements but find an essential expression, using proportion, light, and materials.” —Sylvia Smith FXFOWLE excels at interpreting each educational client’s mission and creating facilities that reflect the value the institution provides for its community. We are skilled at creating program specific spaces instilled with flexibility, which is key to a building’s ability to serve the mission of an institution over time. Our professionals work with a variety of educational clients, designing spaces for toddlers, elementary, secondary, college students, and adults. Our experience working with these institutions has expanded our insight into the nature of effective spaces for learning, interaction, and socializing activities. The firm consistently meets the challenge of designing learning environments that have the capability to unite various groups and create places that encourage exploration and education. By creating facilities that are inspiring places to be, our projects appeal to students, faculty, and administration alike, while supporting the evolving changes in curriculum and promoting the interactions and exchanges necessary for advancement. As a result, FXFOWLE has won numerous awards and accolades for designing outstanding facilities for leading clients such as Columbia University, The Spence School, The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, Lehman College, Calhoun School, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine.


The Juilliard School New York, NY Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Completion 2009 155,000 GSF / 14,000 GSM Awards 2011 Building Design + Construction, Reconstruction Award 2011 Boston Society of Architects, Education Facilities Design Award 2010 Society for College and University Planning, Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture for a Building Addition 2010 New York Construction Best of 2010 Project of the Year Award, Architectural Design

FXFOWLE, in collaboration with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, has redefined and reactivated Lincoln Center. The extension of The Juilliard School and the relocation of the front door bring performance to the street. Respect for the strong architectural iconography and public spaces inspired interventions that complement the existing design while energizing the public experience. New teaching studios, practice rooms, orchestra rehearsal room, dance rehearsal room, black box theatre, general purpose classrooms, and faculty and administrative offices add to the extensive existing facility to help Juilliard maintain its academic and performance excellence. All of the performance related spaces are acoustically isolated from neighboring spaces and fully outfitted with state-of-the-art technology and equipment.


Syracuse University Whitman School of Management Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Completion 2006 165,000 GSF / 15,000 GSM Awards 2008 Society of American Registered Architects Design Award of Merit 2007 DesignShare, Recognized Value Award

This ground-up 165,000-square-foot building, designed by FXFOWLE, is a crucial step for the School to enhance its competitiveness. The building contains classrooms, auditoria, ample space for team meetings and collaborative activity among its 1,400 students, as well as dedicated distance learning facilities and executive learning spaces. The primary design element, a light-filled atrium, connects to naturally-lit grand stairs that maximize program connectivity and daylight penetration. Expressing the essence of the building’s function, the classrooms are clustered in a distinctive metal-clad volume located on either side of a central spine on the south side of the site, nearest the main campus. This four-story block is set back from the street and framed as a jewel box between the adjacent hotel and the seven-story office tower of the ensemble toward the north. The atrium reaches out in front of the classroom volume providing visual connectivity to the campus.


The New School Arnhold Hall Cultural Center New York, NY The New School Completion 2003 27,000 GSF / 2,500 GSM

The design of The New School Arnhold Hall Cultural Center employs accents of light to guide visitors through the experience of the space. The project is the final stage in the conversion of a 19th-century former department store to academic use as part of the university’s urban campus. Encompassing the redesign of the first, mezzanine, and second floors, the project provides a new venue for academic and performing arts events serving the university’s diverse student population. Flexible multi-purpose spaces accommodate large and small meetings, dinners, entertainment, executive dining, prefunction events, and exhibits. Anchored by a distinctive staircase leading to the second floor, the lobby was renovated and expanded. A site-specific artwork by Sol LeWitt stretches from the front door to the second floor and identifies this location as one of the main buildings within the university.


CUNY Lehman College Communication Center Bronx, NY City University of New York Completion 2003 4,000 GSF / 370 GSM

The Communication Center functions as both a prominent campus entrance and a 24-hour security and emergency response headquarters for this CUNY college. The building’s design marries the required functional and technical aspects with contextual and architectural ideas about building form, material expression, visual connection, and pedestrian movement. The site immediately around the building has been refined to create a strong relationship to the main north-south axis of the tree-lined campus walkway. A new plaza creates a transition space between two predominant pedestrian paths and a landscaped seating area for students and faculty. The metal-clad cylinder serves as the core security monitoring station and serves as focal point along the campus perimeter.


CUNY Lehman College Multimedia Center Bronx, NY City University of New York Completion 2008 27,000 GSF / 2,500 GSM

The Multimedia Center is available to all departments to promote the College’s programs and provides capabilities for distance learning and media production. The facility is also available to off-campus users who may rent production and post-production space. FXFOWLE’s design doubled the footprint of the two-story basement space through the insertion of an intermediate floor and a sky bridge connecting the wings of the doughnut-shaped building. The site for the Center is a two-story space beneath the courtyard of Carman Hall. Sheathed in glass, the design acts as a prismatic beacon as it breaks through the surface of the plaza to allow entry and daylight to the center below. Its program includes a two-story production studio, audio and production control rooms, eight editing labs, a media conversion lab, and smart classrooms.


SUNY Purchase College Center for Integrated Technology Learning Purchase, NY State University Construction Fund Completion 2017 Phase I: 75,000 GSF / 7,000 GSM LEED Silver Anticipated

This project integrates the Theater Arts & Film programs and unifies the various programs previously scattered throughout the campus. Portions of the new Center for Integrated Technology Learning will occupy existing space under an exterior plaza, previously used for storage and receiving. The Center will include black box theatres, screening rooms, performance studios, production and editing studios, film classrooms, and faculty and administrative space. The new facility will provide a new entry pavilion and gathering space, designed to connect the public arrival experience up through the plaza to the heart of the campus. Natural light will fill the new center, providing a transparency and contrast to the surrounding architecture and consequentially increasing visibility for the Film, Theater, and Media programs. The project is now under construction.


Rochester Institute of Technology Golisano Institute for Sustainability Rochester, NY Rochester Institute of Technology Completion 2013 84,000 GSF / 7,800 GSM LEED Platinum Awards 2014 American Institute of Architects, Rochester Design Awards 2014 Environmental Design + Construction, Excellence in Design Awards 2014 The Design-Build Institute of America, National Award of Excellence in Design 2013 Education Design Showcase, Green Judges’ Choice Winner 2013 ENR New York, Best Green Project

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability creates a living laboratory for the research and development of sustainable industrial processes and building systems. Lab space, the main component of this new facility, provides users with the space necessary to research issues such as how to improve the process of manufacturing and “re-manufacturing.” The facility is equipped with the capabilities for experimentation, testing, and prototype manufacturing. The goal for this project was to create a world-renowned institute that improves sustainable processes and serves as a beacon for innovation. High-performance materials were used for this facility.


Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah: The Radiant Campus Nairobi, Kenya Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Completion 2016 820,200 GSF / 76,200 GSM LEED Silver Anticipated Awards 2014 American Council of Engineering Companies—New York, Diamond Award

Based on the principles of Fatemi culture, FXFOWLE | SCHWARTZ envisioned an educational campus organized outwards from the light and knowledge. All buildings are oriented north-south towards the Kaaba, Mecca. Sacred buildings are “gathered” around the central Sahat. The Masjid and Ewan ul Barakaat are primary, placed to the north and south. They are flanked on the east and west by the “public” buildings that comprise this Sacred Core: Mahad uz Zahra, Mamal, Mawaid as well as the Auditorium and Welcome Center. In response to the rectangular proportions of the site, the Sahat radiates outwards east-west, connecting all parts of the campus. With Nairobi near the equator, this is also the diurnal path of the sun (light). The existing urban geometry is used to advantage, creating physical “rays” from the center and heightening views in both directions. The Sahat creates four quadrants in the plan, containing smaller-scale Academic and Residential courtyards framed by buildings that form a virtual “livelearn community” during the evening hours. Their physical expressions become more contemporary and abstract as their distance from the center increases. The talabat (male students) and taalebaat (female students) are located at opposite sides of the campus, which in turn preserves the dignity of women as emphasized in the Quran.


Columbia University School of Nursing New York, NY Columbia University Medical Center Completion 2017 68,000 GSF / 8,000 GSM LEED Gold Anticipated

CO|FXFOWLE won an invited competition to design a new seven-story School of Nursing for Columbia University Medical Center. The design creates a bright, welcoming pavilion that anchors the surrounding campus and offers students meaningful social connections internally while opening outwards to the neighboring community. The lobby features dynamic circulation—a series of stairs that extend upwards to the roof terrace and conveniently connects departments. The north and east façades of the building are dedicated to faculty offices, conference rooms, and break-out spaces, and are surrounded by a layer of etched glass that brings in diffuse light and creates a lantern effect for the building. The core houses clinical simulation labs, research centers, computer labs, and flexible office spaces for PhD candidates and visiting faculty. Readily connected to the main research floors, the penthouse includes a student lounge and event space with a large green roof terrace for informal gatherings of students and faculty.


CURRENT CONDITIONS


Cornell University Warren Hall Ithaca, NY Cornell University Completion 2014 128,000 GSF / 11,900 GSM LEED Platinum

FXFOWLE renovated Warren Hall, home of Cornell’s undergraduate business program, the Charles W. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. This dignified campus landmark, one of the original 1930s structures defining the Agricultural Quadrangle, was brought up to the level of a 21st-century educational facility. The exterior envelope was restored and upgraded, while the teaching and office spaces were completely renovated. New infrastructure systems optimize the operations of the building, reduce energy use, and dramatically improve the quality of the indoor environment. With new social and collaborative spaces, increased access to natural lighting, and state of the art A/V facilities, the building enhances the educational experience and provides a rewarding learning environment for future generations of students.


Tulane University Richardson Memorial Hall New Orleans, LA Tulane University Completion 2011 (Phase I) 67,500 GSF / 6,300 GSM LEED Platinum Anticipated

FXFOWLE developed a comprehensive sustainable strategies study for Richardson Memorial Hall, the School of Architecture at Tulane University. The analysis investigates sustainability from a holistic perspective, providing recommendations on energy efficiency, water management, ecological materials, indoor environmental comfort improvements, maintenance and operations, energy and water metering, and integration of sustainability into architectural education. Whole building energy and daylight models were done as part of the study. The report proposes strategies to meet ambitious goals, including LEED Platinum certification, 80% water reduction, and achieving 2030 Challenge emissions reductions. The investigation was carried out through an inclusive and integrated process, where a detailed occupancy survey was administered to faculty and students, who then participated in a two-day workshop to share sustainable design ideas and priorities for both the buildings and campus circulation.


Hunter’s Point Campus Queens, NY New York City School Construction Authority Completion 2013 145,000 GSF / 13,500 GSM LEED Silver Equivalent Anticipated Awards 2015 AIA New York State Excelsior Award for Public Architecture 2014 Learning by Design, Award of Excellence—Outstanding Project 2014 CODAawards, Collaboration of Design + Art, Finalist 2014 Society of Registered Architects, New York, Gold Award of Excellence 2013 Queens Chamber of Commerce, Building Award—New Construction, Schools & Colleges

The new Hunter’s Point Campus accommodates 1,071 students and comprises three organizations, an intermediate school, a high school, District 75, and shared facilities. The site for the 145,000-square-foot school is a previously-undeveloped parcel of the Hunter’s Point South Development in Queens, now being reformed as part of the City’s rezoning and redevelopment project. The school complies with the requirements of the New York City Green Schools Guide. FXFOWLE’s design creates distinct learning environments that allow each program to function independently, while sharing common resources. The orientation and configuration of space capitalizes on light, air, and views. Major assembly spaces are clustered in the southwest wing of the building, while the auditorium is located as an object in the center of the third and fourth floors, straddling the intermediate and high schools. The project’s top floor is literally its crowning feature, with dining spaces located adjacent to a large outdoor terrace, affording sweeping views of Manhattan and the East River.


Bilkent Erzurum Laboratory School Erzurum, Turkey Bilkent University Completion 2014 70,000 GSF / 6,500 GSM Awards 2016 The Chicago Athenaeum: International Architecture Award 2016 American Institute of Architects—New York State, Award of Excellence 2015 Society of American Registered Architects, National Design Award

Bilkent Erzurum Laboratory School and cafeteria is conceived as two simple, entwined “ribbons” of enclosed walks. The new school connects to an existing Upper School campus and its geometry, and a natural topography. Two-stories high, the school’s upper ribbon gracefully bends to meet grade, creating a new central green for the campus to one side, and a wind-protected entrance and student play area to the other. The upper ribbon contains a dramatic, double-height central cafeteria that connects the school together and is gloriously day-lit from two walls of windows with sweeping views to the South and North. Glazing in the cafeteria is designed around Erzurum’s extreme conditions of cold weather for most of the school year, with “icicles” as the direct inspiration for pattern and proportions. A robust steel structure is a direct response to the area’s seismic conditions. This wing also houses the upper elementary program as well as the library. The school’s lower ribbon first follows the upper, then “peels” in the opposite direction until it meets the lower grade of the site. This creates a separate entrance and play area for the Lower Elementary program. Rooms in this wing are also double height and


The Calhoun School New York, NY The Calhoun School Completion 2005 86,000 GSF / 8,000 GSM Semi-Intensive Green Roof Awards 2007 DesignShare, Merit Award

The Calhoun School, a private school located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, commissioned FXFOWLE to design a four-story addition to the original five-story building. The design, which resulted in an additional 30,500 square feet of space, resolves the formal and programmatic challenges entailed in expanding vertically and horizontally to the 1973 concrete and travertine building. The expanded school contains a two-story performing arts center, with a 234-seat black box theatre as the centerpiece. Surrounded by rehearsal spaces, set design shop, and music instructional spaces, the three-quarter round theatre provides flexible performance space for the arts department and specialized teaching space for all the arts. General purpose classrooms and science labs are included too. The 5,200-square-foot gym is located on the top floor of the addition. A green roof tops the building. The school remained in operation throughout construction.


The Calhoun School Commons & Learning Center New York, NY The Calhoun School Completion 2015 16,900 GSF / 1,600 GSM

The Calhoun School, a progressive pre-K through 12th grade private school, occupies a nine-story building located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The school comprises an original 1973 five-story concrete and travertine base and a four-story expansion designed by FXFOWLE in 2005. The expansion provided the school with a regulation-sized gymnasium, specialty “labs,” and a black box performance space. After a feasibility study and review of the school’s long-term planning, and exploration of various options for further expanding the facility, FXFOWLE’s design focuses on relocating and reorganizing existing spaces for greater efficiency and repositioning. By expanding the building footprint and relocating the ground floor library to the lower level, the school was able to relocate the cafeteria to the ground floor and create a much-need multi-purpose area. The design of the new building entry, lobby, cafeteria, and library celebrates the mid-century modern aesthetic of the original building, while bringing natural daylight into interior spaces and re-engaging the ground and lower level spaces with the neighborhood.


Children’s Aid Society College Preparatory Charter School Bronx, NY Children’s Aid Society Completion 2017 75,000 GSF / 6,970 GSM LEED Silver Equivalent

The Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School is currently planning a relocation for a new, ground up facility in the Bronx. The relocation will allow for the expansion of the school from five grade levels with 360 students to seven grade levels with 486 students. FXFOWLE is designing the new building, which creates an identity for the school aligned with the mission to prepare students for success by providing them with a rigorous instructional experience; addressing their physical, emotional, and social needs; and fostering a sense of pride and hope, serving as a safe and engaging community hub. The school provides a program which includes three classrooms for each grade level, specialized classrooms and labs, a gym/assembly area, a library/ media center, a lobby, student support spaces, a medical suite, a cafeteria and kitchen, administrative spaces, and a rooftop play area. Cost-effective sustainability and “green” initiatives have also been integrated throughout the school’s design. Although the project will not be pursuing LEED, it will be designed to the equivalent of LEED Silver certification.


Black Rock Forest Center for Science and Education Cornwall, NY Black Rock Forest Consortium Completion 1999 9,000 GSF / 800 GSM Awards 2004 Northeast Green Building Awards, Honorable Mention

The Black Rock Forest Center for Science and Education provides a setting for environmental study and research for staff, scientific teams, and student groups ranging in age from kindergarten through graduate school. This modern administration, research, and educational facility is located within the 3,750-acre Black Rock Forest. The two-story building houses orientation, display and instructional space including wet/dry labs, research labs, a reference library and conference room, administrative offices and a data center which serves as the base station for the Consortium’s environmental monitoring system. The Center’s site sensitive design, building form, material use, and energy consumption management make it a model sustainable facility. The building incorporates a geothermal heat pump, composting toilets, and increased natural daylight and ventilation. Building materials such as the stone veneer and pine paneling are from local sources. The building consumes approximately 45% less energy annually compared to a traditional structure meeting all applicable codes.


INTERIORS PORTFOLIO “We approach interior architecture with the same concerns for site, program, and context that guide all of our work. These influences provide a framework that connects the design and the project back to the building, the city, and the environment.” —Guy Geier FXFOWLE’s commitment to interior architecture began with its inception and continues strongly today. The Interiors practice is led by Guy Geier, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP, a recognized industry leader who oversees a studio of highly-skilled interior architects and designers. Our interiors work covers a wide range of sizes and types of projects: from public spaces to boardrooms, from showrooms to educational facilities, and from high-end residential to corporate offices. Thorough knowledge of complex programming, planning, design, and construction issues, intimate involvement of senior people on every project, a skilled and dedicated professional staff, and close contact with the client throughout the project make FXFOWLE a firm to which clients return again and again. FXFOWLE leads the industry with the integration of sustainable architectural principles into the workplace.


Multimedia Entertainment Company Offices New York, NY Confidential Client Completion 2012 55,000 GSF / 5,100 GSM LEED Silver Awards 2014 International Design Awards, Gold Award—Renovation 2013 Contract Magazine, Interior Awards—Adaptive Reuse

FXFOWLE designed the renovation of a landmarked former military building on Manhattan’s west side to house new corporate offices for a global multimedia entertainment company. The three-story building, previously a television studio, now accommodates approximately 240 employees. While the landmarked shell remains, additional mezzanine levels were added to the interior, increasing the overall area to 55,000 square feet. The renovation restores original features and introduces skylights in order to maximize and harvest natural daylight into the space. Glass partitions increase the visual transparency and allow light to filter throughout the offices and workstations. Breakout and gathering spaces provide room for informal meetings and group working sessions. Conference rooms and common areas balance the public/private aspect of the program. The renovation reveals the antique industrial character of the early 1900s building, while a dynamic modern appearance identifies the new elements.


OFS Brands Showroom New York, NY Completion 2013 10,000 GSF / 925 GSM LEED Certified

FXFOWLE recently designed the new OFS Brands showroom, a 10,000-square-foot space that showcases the latest in office furniture designs. Located in Lower Manhattan and boasting stunning views from the Empire State Building to the Hudson River, the design challenge was to create an environment that was flexible enough to accommodate a changing array of furniture in addition to supporting events and other industry related activities. The layout is purposely understated, with a primarily white color palette to avoid conflict with the vast variety of furniture finishes. The dynamic dropped ceiling plane showcases recessed lighting and linear diffusers, complementing the roughness of the exposed waffle featuring exposed pipes and devices. Polished quartz countertops in one area enhance the corrugated stone wall tile, and smooth white wall panels surround a large display while an adjacent wall features small panels of different depths which serve to activate the space.


National Audubon Society Headquarters New York, NY National Audubon Society Completion 2008 25,000 GSF / 2,600 GSM LEED Platinum Awards 2009 IIDA NY Lester Dundes Interior Design Award, Sustainable Design Category 2009 Environmental Design+Construction, Excellence in Design Award, Commercial Category 2009 CoreNet Global Sustainable Leadership and Design Award, Design/Interior Non-Profit Category

The National Audubon Society recently relocated to a full floor at 225 Varick Street. This former printing house offered high ceilings, full-height windows, and large floor plates that allowed all 125 staff members to be on one floor. Working closely with the client and their real estate advisors, FXFOWLE assisted with programming, test fits, feasibility, and lease reviews. The design for their new headquarters is inspired by their mission to “protect and restore vital ecosystems, and to ensure a healthy environment for people, wildlife, and the earth’s natural resources.” The work space functions as a model for their environmental mission. Innovative features include: energy efficient systems, under-floor air distribution, open space planning to allow daylight penetration to the entire floor, occupancy sensors and controls, the use of recycled and locally-produced materials, and high indoor environmental quality.


Rockefeller Brothers Fund New York, NY Rockefeller Brothers Fund Completion 2009 29,000 GSF / 2,700 GSM LEED Platinum Awards 2010 Environmental Design+Construction, Best Institutional Building (Honorable Mention)

FXFOWLE designed corporate offices for The Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s new location in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights. The resulting design creates an environment that resonates with staff, visitors, donors, and the non-profit community. A key feature of the office is the Grants Hub, a central place for staff to collaborate, discuss grantrelated issues, and review proposals. The space both highlights the core business of the Fund, and serves to further improve operational efficiencies. To counteract the low ceilings and small windows of the 1950s building, FXFOWLE embraced the sunlight by centrallylocating glass-fronted offices, leaving the perimeter bright and open, and allowing sunlight to reach the entire office. FXFOWLE’s vision for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund coincides with the organization’s commitment to ensure that sustainability is incorporated holistically throughout the entire project. The office achieved a LEED Platinum certification from the USGBC.


Peter Cooper Village Stuyvesant Town Management Office New York, NY Peter Cooper Village Stuyvesant Town Completion 2015 16,400 GSF / 1,524 GSM

In an effort to consolidate its support services, Peter Cooper Village Stuyvesant Town (PCVST) engaged FXFOWLE to design its new management services office. Due to its unique location on a steeply sloped site, the project transitions from an above-grade public entrance on the east side to a below-grade employee entrance on the west. Employees enter into the “landing strip,� an informal, touch down meeting space and transition zone between the conference rooms and open office areas, capped by small meeting rooms at both ends. This collaboration area is visually defined by a wood floor and ceiling, in which oval LED light panels simulate skylights as natural daylight is not accessible in this area. Behind the landing strip, a tree branch graphic spans the glazed conference room wall, providing both privacy within the enclosed rooms and a dramatic backdrop for the informal meeting areas. Beyond this area, the open office space is washed with daylight from numerous skylights in a luminous, white, exposed ceiling, creating a sense of openness for the below-grade space. A benching furniture system provides maximum flexibility, while a series of small, glass-enclosed offices provide higher degrees of privacy.


Oaktree Capital Management New York, NY Oaktree Capital Management Completion 2006 25,000 GSF / 2,300 GSM

FXFOWLE and ISI-LA collaboratively designed Oaktree Capital Management’s 25,000-square-foot offices on the 34th floor of 1301 Avenue of the Americas. The client’s objective was to create a contemporary, high-end space for client visits, while providing a comfortable work setting for employees. Variously sized conference rooms with integrated audio-visual systems facilitate communication with clients and between the national and international Oaktree offices. The fit-out utilizes striped-glass office walls to bring natural light to the interiors while still providing privacy. Marble floors, light oak wall paneling, and millwork enhance the reception area and large conference rooms. Stone transaction counters with stainless steel and leather trim surround the open area workstations and activate the corridors.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION PORTFOLIO “It is important to think about infrastructure as a critical component of the built environment, one that benefits from good design and suffers without it.” — Sudhir Jambhekar The Infrastructure/Transportation practice comprises over a dozen highly experienced transportation designers, architects, and urban designers who have completed a wide variety of project types and scales. The studio’s portfolio includes the following project typologies: transportation planning, light rail station design, subway station design, ferry terminal design, pedestrian and vehicular bridge design, and master planning. Recent public clients include New Jersey Transit, New York City Transit Authority, and the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation. Completed projects span several of New York City’s boroughs in addition to many city and county entities. FXFOWLE recently completed the Bergenline Tunnel Station in Union City, NJ, which is a 75,000-square-foot intermodal node in the Hudson Bergen Light Rail System. In addition, the firm was instrumental in the initial design phases of the Second Avenue Subway in Manhattan. Working in conjunction with the DMJM-Harris/Arup joint venture, FXFOWLE’s input assisted in the realization of NYCT’s goals of environmental responsibility and high-performance design for the future subway line. This project was awarded the Green Building Design Award by the City of New York.


Bergenline Avenue Tunnel Station Union City, NJ New Jersey Transit Completion 2006 75,000 GSF / 7,000 GSM Awards 2008 Society of American Registered Architects New York Council Design Award, Institutional Category

New Jersey Transit’s Bergenline Avenue Tunnel Station is a key intermodal node in the new Hudson-Bergen Light Rail System. Sited atop the Palisades, the tunnel station and the platform resides 160 feet below grade. At the plaza level, a brick and glass headhouse with a sleek glass canopy provides access to the platform below. Flanking vent stacks and site specific art installations integrate into the design. The vent stack closest to Bergenline Avenue serves as a clock tower. All of the vent stacks have lighting incorporated both in the top of and on one side, opening up to the plaza, that emit a subtle glow of light during the evening hours. The station plaza’s openness provides a contrast to the existing street edge and forms an important open space in the community.


Roosevelt Avenue Intermodal Station Queens, NY New York City Transit Authority Completion 2005 90,000 GSF / 8,400 GSM Awards 2005 New York Construction Magazine Best Mass Transit Project 2004 City of New York/US EPA Green Building Design Award

The Roosevelt Avenue Intermodal Station serves as an entrance and transfer point between the elevated and sub-grade subway lines, buses to LaGuardia Airport, and other transit lines for the region. The renovation and expansion of the terminal building provides a modern beacon for the community that is rooted in the historic infrastructure. The roof’s arc brings a graceful line to the utilitarian facility and industrial materials. Various glazing techniques, blue-green terracotta panels, robust steel detailing, engaging geometry, and clerestory glass murals create a compelling, identifiable civic space. Rather than air conditioning the iconic hub area, as per the program, the designers devised a natural ventilation scheme that utilizes the chimney effect to draw heat out of the station and underground spaces, thereby reducing costs and potential maintenance. A skylight system allows daylight penetration and incorporates integrated photovoltaics to power below grade lighting systems.


Newark-Elizabeth Rail Link Elizabeth, NJ New Jersey Transit Completion 2006 Awards 2007 American Council of Engineering Companies of New Jersey, Grand Honor Award

Working with BRW and Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineers, FXFOWLE completed several conceptual designs for the development of the first of three operating segments of the Newark-Elizabeth Rail Link in downtown Newark, New Jersey. The first operating segment comprises four stations linking Penn Station, Newark, the NJ Performing Arts Center, a new sports stadium, and the Broad Street commuter rail station. Each station design reflects the unique characteristics of its immediate urban context, and includes canopies, seating areas, lighting and landscape elements. The streetscape corridors between the stations are treated as design links and include new lighting, paving and landscaping. The initial segment, completed in 2006, serves as a catalyst for further redevelopment in downtown Newark.


Stillwell Avenue Terminal Brooklyn, NY New York City Transit Authority Completion 2004 410,000 GSF / 38,000 GSM Awards 2007 Renewable Energy Project of the Year Award 2007 Top Ten Green Building Award 2006 NYC Green Building Design Competition Award

As a growing intermodal station, the Stillwell Avenue Terminal in Coney Island, Brooklyn, serves the D, F, N, and Q lines of the New York City subway system and several major commuter bus routes. The existing station required a complete structural overhaul, and improvements to circulation, accessibility, security, and architectural expression were investigated. A large glass and steel structure, articulated with integrated photovoltaic panels, spans the platform configuration and unifies the track alignment. The existing historic Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit terracotta faรงade was restored and new retail space provided. This design positions the BMT Stillwell Avenue Terminal as a catalyst for future urban redevelopment.


Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Crossing Dubai, UAE Dubai Roads and Transport Authority Design Completion 2008 5,600 Feet / 1,700 Meters Awards 2009 The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design American Architecture Award 2009 AIA New York Chapter Design Award of Merit 2009 International Design Award for Urban Design 2008 Cityscape Dubai/Architectural Review, High Commendation Award

The Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Crossing, a new 1.7-kilometer bridge, will be the largest and tallest spanning arch bridge in the world. The bridge’s form, a simple arch, is the most basic of structural solutions for spanning great distances. This particular application of the arch, however, is informed by the culture, topography, light, and script of the region. The structure visually connects to the earth, and then takes a bold leap. As the bridge descends it touches down to embrace and frame the opera house. The structure rises again and makes a lighter, smaller arch before ending in a gesture of reaching skyward. The bridge also incorporates two metro lines and pedestrian pathways.


Fifth Crossing Bridge Dubai, UAE Dubai Roads and Transport Authority Design Completion 2008 1,130 Feet / 345 Meters

The competition team for the Fifth Crossing Bridge embraced a contemporary notion of design, taking the idea of a bridge beyond that of just a connecting infrastructure to an iconic landmark symbolic of the region’s cultural elements and natural resources. Most notably, the bridge’s traditional arch is reminiscent of the majestic falcon in flight, a national symbol of the UAE. The bifurcated arch stretches from the Diera side, soaring above the 12-lane crossing to create a fan wing shape. With the roadway support cables reaching a height of 95 meters, they pierce reemerge as a crescent on the underside of the roadway to create a full bridge span of 345 meters. This Fifth Crossing design connects the proud history of old Dubai as it points to the rapidly growing metropolis of a new Dubai.


The Opera House Metro Station Dubai, UAE Roads & Transportation Authority of Dubai Completion 2014 114,000 GSF / 10,600 GSM

The Opera House station at the eastern shore of the proposed Dubai Creek Sixth Bridge will be the premier station on the Green Line linking the Dubai International Airport to new developments to the south and east. The station, designed as an intermodal facility, provides waiting and drop-off areas for bus and taxi transportation, as well as an enclosed passageway to a ferry terminal to the west of the station. The station design incorporates a number of energy saving measures. A high-performance skin adapts to thermal and visual performance requirements in real time throughout the course of a day. Platforms receive natural daylight to reduce lighting loads, while shading devices and openings are oriented to reduce direct solar heat gain. In addition, the metro system, designed to use five cars with platform edge doors, allows platform enclosures to be discrete conditioned volumes, leaving the area of the station above the train un-tempered. The station skin will be lit with LEDs that will change colors as the metro trains move through the station.


RECENT AWARDS 2016 International Property Award—America’s, Architecture—Best MixedUse, 35XV, New York, NY 2016 Residential Architect Design Awards, Multifamily Housing—Citation, 35XV, New York, NY 2016 American Institute of Architects—Buffalo, Design Award, Roswell Park Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center, Buffalo, NY 2016 American Architecture Prize, Landscape Architecture—Commercial, Silver Award, Allianz Tower, Istanbul, Turkey 2016 American Architecture Prize, Architectural Design—Tall Buildings, Gold Award, Allianz Tower, Istanbul, Turkey 2016 American Architecture Prize, Architectural Design—Green Architecture, Gold Award, Allianz Tower, Istanbul, Turkey 2016 American Architecture Prize, Landscape Architecture—Educational, Honorable Mention, Bilkent Erzurum Laboratory School, Erzurum, Turkey 2016 Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Special Recognition Award, The Javits Center Green Roof, New York, NY 2016 Building Design + Construction, Reconstruction Award, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurn, New York, NY 2016 American Institute of Architects—New York State, President’s Award, Bruce Fowle 2016 International Property Award—Europe, Architecture—Commercial High Rise, Allianz Tower, Istanbul, Turkey 2016

Society of American Registered Architects, National Design Award, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun

2016 Boston Society of Architects Design Award, Unbuilt Architecture and Design, Georgia Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal, Atlanta, GA 2016 American Institute of Architects—New York State, Award of Excellence, Bilkent Erzurum Laboratory School, Erzurum, Turkey 2016 Faith & Form/IFRAA international Awards Program for Religious Art & Architecture, Religious Architecture: Renovation Award, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun 2016 The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, International Architecture Award, Bilkent Erzurum Laboratory School, Erzurum, Turkey 2016 BUILD News, Best Global Green & Sustainable Architectural Practice, FXFOWLE 2016 BUILD News, Best Sustainable Large-Scale Residential Building Project, 77 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 2016 The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Best Tall Building—Europe (Finalist), Allianz Tower, Istanbul, Turkey 2016 Big Apple Brownfield Award—Economic Development, Circa Central Park, New York, NY 2016 Washington Building Congress—Washington DC, Craftsmanship Award, Special Construction/Metal Panels, 7770 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda, MD


FIRM LEADERSHIP

Gerard F.X. Geier, II, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP Managing Partner

An architect and interior designer with over 36 years of experience in the design and management of corporate and institutional projects, Guy Geier is Managing Partner of FXFOWLE Architects as well as leader of the firm’s Corporate and Interior Design practice. A strong proponent of the value design plays in creating healthy and productive environments, Guy focuses on designing buildings and interiors that reflect a client’s mission and current program, while anticipating future needs.

Daniel J. Kaplan, FAIA, LEED AP Senior Partner

Architect Dan Kaplan joined FXFOWLE in 1987, became a Principal in 1996, and was elevated to Senior Partner in 2003. With over 28 years of experience, Dan excels in the design of complex urban buildings. He leads the firm’s work on commercial and residential projects and is adept at creating large-scale, high performance buildings and urban design. Dan approaches each project—from individual buildings to large-scale urban plans—with the viewpoint that it must contribute to the larger totality.

Education

Education

M.Arch., University of Virginia

B.Arch., Cornell University

B.S. Architecture, University of Virginia Professional Registrations Professional Registrations

Registered Architect: NY, NJ, CT, DC, CO, DE, GA, IL, MA, MD, NC, NV, OH, RI, VA

Registered Architect: NY, NJ, CT, DC, GA, LA, NC, NV, OH, RI, MD, PA, VA

LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council

LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council

Memberships/Affiliations

Memberships/Affiliations

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA)

Chair of Advisory Board, School of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University

Fellow, International Interior Design Association (FIIDA) VP of Public Outreach, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, PresidentElect (2018), AIA NY Chapter Member, American Institute of Architects Large Firm Roundtable Member, Global Design Alliance Dean’s Advisory Board, University of Virginia School of Architecture Member, Architects Leadership Council, Healthcare Committee and Innovation Task Force, New York Building Congress Member, US Green Building Council Juries: 2016 Contract Magazine Interiors Awards; NYC Department of Design & Construction Peer Review; IIDA Interior Design Competition and Will Ching Design Competition; Material Connexion; Metropolis, ICFF; Industrial Design Society of America; FIT; NY School of Interior Design; School of Visual Arts; Philadelphia University; University of Virginia

Instructor, School of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University Advisory Board, Visiting Instructor, and Guest Lecturer, Architecture School and Real Estate Program, Cornell University Housing+ Symposium, AIA NY Chapter Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Advisory Board, Designer Pages Max Protetch Gallery’s New World Trade Center Exhibition Senior Advisor, SKYCRAPER! Exhibit, Liberty Science Center Urban Land Institute Mobility Project YMCA of Greater New York Development Committee


Sylvia J. Smith, FAIA, LEED AP Senior Partner

Architect Sylvia Smith joined FXFOWLE in 1981, was named Principal in 1996, and Senior Partner in 2008. She formed and leads FXFOWLE’s 40-person Cultural/Educational Studio, which has won numerous awards for design excellence. Throughout her tenure with the firm, she has been responsible for program-intensive projects of varying scope and size. Sylvia is continuously cultivating new ways to make architecture more expressive and enriching. She is interested in design as a practical and poetic articulation of theoretical ideas, and is firmly committed to a sense of optimism at the heart of those ideas. Sylvia believes a strong architectural concept can empower every project, regardless of type or size, and enliven the experiences of people who occupy or pass by.

Mark E. Strauss, FAIA, AICP/PP, LEED AP Senior Partner

As an architect, planner, urban designer, and past president of AIA New York, Mark Strauss is an advocate for bringing a greater appreciation for architectural and urban design excellence to public policy. A key aspect of his interests and talents lies in developing strategic approaches to assist communities, institutions, and developers to redefine properties in response to urban design, economic, infrastructure, and political concerns. Mark’s planning background and interest in community development provides the basis for much of his work. Education M. Urban Planning, City College of New York B.Arch., Cornell University

Education M.Arch., University of Virginia

Professional Registrations

B.A., Dickinson College

Registered Architect: NY, NJ, CT, DC, CO, GA, IL, MD, NC, NV, PA, VA Professional Planner in New Jersey

Professional Registrations

LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council

Registered Architect: NY, NJ, CT, KY, LA, MD, NC, NV, PA, RI LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council

Memberships/Affiliations Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA)

Memberships/Affiliations

Past Vice President for Public Outreach; Past President, AIA NY Chapter

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA)

Past Co-Chair, New York New Visions Coalition for Redevelopment of Downtown New York (Post 9/11)

Advisory Council, Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation Chair of Facilities Committee, Member of Executive and Finance Committees, Dickinson College Board of Trustees

Member, ULI UDMUC RED Council Fellow, Urban Design Forum

Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Design Trust for Public Spaces

Member, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

Board of Advisors, Yestermorrow Design/Build School

Board Member, Citizens Housing and Planning Council

Board of Directors, Storefront for Art & Architecture

Editorial Advisory Board Member, Architects Newspaper

Member, American Association of Museums Member, Society of College and University Planners

Select Honors AIA New York State Fellows Award for Mentorship

Select Honors

AIA Institute Honor for Collaborative Achievement

Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, Built by Women Exhibition, New York City Center for Architecture, 2015

AIA New York Chapter Harry Rutkins Award for Service to the Chapter

AIA Women in Architecture Exhibition, 2015 Kea Distinguished Professor, University of Maryland School of Architecture, Fall 2014 Panelist, La Biennale di Venezia, 2014 AIA New York State Fellows Award, 2013 Bernard Baruch Medal for Business and Civic Leadership, 2010 Women Real Estate Leaders for the 21st Century, Association of Real Estate Women


FIRM LEADERSHIP

Heidi L. Blau, FAIA, LEED AP Partner

Heidi Blau has 32 years of experience providing insightful program development, project management, and attentive design direction for educational, cultural, and municipal projects. Working on projects with complex client constituents and large teams of consulting designers and engineers, she devotes her energies to creating an iterative, collaborative environment and process to achieve design excellence. Education M.Arch., Columbia University B.A., Smith College

Nicholas Garrison, AIA, OAQ, LEED AP Partner

Nicholas Garrison joined FXFOWLE in 2009 and was elevated to Partner in 2014. He is an award-winning architect with over 34 years of experience designing a wide range of project types, including leading signature projects for colleges and universities, as well as private secondary schools around the world. Two forces—a search for authenticity, and a building’s relationship to its landscape—have shaped his designs over the course of his career. Beginning with site and context, adding layers of needs and a client’s strategic vision, Nicholas leads a design practice that focuses on the intersection of knowledge and insight that makes each project unique in the world.

Professional Registrations

Education

Registered Architect: NY, NJ, CT, MA, MD, NC, NH, NV, PA, RI, VA

M.Arch., Princeton University

LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council

B.A. Architecture, Princeton University

Memberships/Affiliations

Professional Registrations

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA)

Registered Architect in New York

Honors and Awards Committee, AIA NY Chapter

Registered Architect in Quebec, Canada

Society for College and University Planning

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certified

American Library Association

LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education CREW NY New York Building Congress Higher Education Committee Columbia University GSAPP Alumni Board Adjunct Professor, New York University Select Honors Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, Built by Women Exhibition, New York City Center for Architecture, 2015 Professional Women in Construction: Woman of Achievement 2014 Outstanding Women Award, Women Builders Council

Memberships/Affiliations American Institute of Architects (AIA) Ordre des Architectes du Québec (OAQ) Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools Speaking Engagements NESA Fall Leadership Conferences: 2015, 2012, 2010, and 2009 “Buildings | Gardens | Figure | Ground,” National Endowment for the Arts, Princeton Public Library, October 2014 “Architecture for Pedagogy,” US Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia, 2014 “Generation X to Generation FX(FOWLE),” NYCxDESIGN, 2014


Tim Milam, AIA, LEED AP Partner, Managing Director

Tim Milam joined FXFOWLE in 2001 as Business Manager and was promoted to Partner in 2004. With over 25 years of experience as an architect and manager in both the public and private sectors, Tim is responsible for contract administration, project management oversight, and general management of the firm. Education M. Urban Planning, City College of New York B.Arch., University of Kentucky Professional Registrations Registered Architect: NY, CT, OH LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council Memberships/Affiliations American Institute of Architects (AIA) Professional Development Program, Society for Marketing Professional Services Special Advisory Committee on Firm Management, AIA/ACEC New York

John Schuyler, AIA, LEED AP Partner

John Schuyler joined FXFOWLE in 2006 and was promoted to Partner in 2013. His leadership and management skills combined with a range of project and planning design expertise make him an invaluable part of FXFOWLE. He has over 30 years of national and international experience working as a practitioner and educator in the design and management of multiple building types including transportation, commercial, residential, educational, and research facilities. John understands that a city’s evolution must consistently support and nurture a growing community from an economic, environmental, and urban perspective. Education M.Arch. Urban Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design B.Arch., Boston Architectural Center Professional Registrations Registered Architect in New York LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council Memberships/Affiliations American Institute of Architects (AIA)


FIRM LEADERSHIP

Bruce S. Fowle, FAIA, LEED AP Founding Principal

Bruce Fowle is the Founding Principal of FXFOWLE Architects. Since founding the firm over 38 years ago, Bruce has guided the firm to international recognition for excellence in design and has pioneered socially and environmentally responsible architecture and planning. Throughout his career, Bruce has been committed to creating a more meaningful and effective role for the architectural profession in shaping and sustaining our society, believing that architects play a key role by creating dynamic relationships between the natural world and the built landscape. Since 2006, Bruce has been the Partner-in-Charge of the renovation and expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, one of New York City’s major public venues.

Sudhir S. Jambhekar, FAIA, RIBA, LEED AP Senior Principal

Sudhir Jambhekar joined FXFOWLE in 2000 as Senior Partner when the firm he co-founded, Jambhekar Strauss, merged with FXFOWLE. He is an architect and urban designer, and has been practicing for over 50 years, with experience in a wide variety of project types and scales. Sudhir’s passion for design, art, and intellectual exchange with the next generation contributes a valued diversity to the design dialogue at FXFOWLE. In January 2015, he decided to shift his responsibilities from Senior Partner to the role of Senior Principal. He approaches design as a perceptive search for meaning and usefulness, rooted in the belief that all elements are part of the larger whole, and each element of the built environment is not only worthy of, but requires, design excellence.

Education B.Arch., Syracuse University

Education M.Arch.. Columbia University, New York, NY

Professional Registrations

B.Arch., University of Bombay (now University of Mumbai), India

Registered Architect: NY, NJ, CT, CO, MA, NV, PA LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council

Professional Registrations Registered Architect: NY, NJ, CT

Memberships/Affiliations

LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA)

Council of Architecture, India

Current President, National Academy Museum and School Zoning Committee, Oculus Committee for NYC Re-Zoning Initiative; Founder and Chair, Planning and Urban Design Committee; Chair, Awards Luncheon; Vice President, Board of Directors, AIA NY Chapter Co-Founder and Chair, Architects, Designers, and Planners for Social Responsibility

Memberships/Affiliations Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA) Fellow, Urban Design Forum Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Co-Founder and Committee Co-Chair, New York New Visions Coalition for Redevelopment of Post 9/11 Downtown District

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Co-Chair, Architects Leadership Council; Co-Chair, Committee on Sustainability, New York City Building Congress

The Society of Indo American Engineers and Architects

New York City Re-Zoning Task Force/Green Codes Task Force Juries: AIA NY, AIA NJ, BSA, AIA Colorado, AIA Wisconsin, AIA Minnesota, AIA Oregon Select Honors AIA NY Chapter Rutkins Award for Service to the Profession, 2010 AIA NY President’s Award National Academy of Design Academician 2014 Design Honoree, Salvadori Center

National Arts Club World Architecture Congress Juries and Lectures: AIA Hong Kong, China; AIA Central States; AIA Seattle; Indian Institute of Architects in Bangalore; The Korean Institute of Architectural National Convention; Urban Design Research Institute in Bombay; AIA New York; La Biennale di Venezia


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