Ingersoll Senior Housing - NYCHA Next Generation RFP

Our response to build 165 units of quality affordable housing and a new senior center in Fort Greene. Working in collaboration with HANAC and Monadnock our scheme proposed two volumes of differing scales and character, the understated larger mass of housing is closest to the campus and the Willoughby Senior Center located more prominently at the intersection to embrace the community at large.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park's Dumbo Family Fest

One John Street was a proud sponsor of this past weekend's Dumbo Family Fest. A good time was had by all who attended. Some of the events that took place were face-painting, bouldering, a dog Olympics, live music and examining insects under microscopes with the Brooklyn Children's Museum.

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1 John Street Facade is Revealed!

The building wrap and scaffolding comes down. Occupancy starts this summer. The scaffolding is coming down at 1 John Street revealing the large scale windows that project out from the Peterson brick facade with a subtle gradient leading up to the roof. The penthouse courtyards inside are also starting to take shape.

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Alloy Gowanus CSO Tank Proposal

Alloy offers an alternate plan for the siting of the Gowanus CSO tanks. Build the tanks on our site and create a new public park.

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Dumbo Townhouses win Architects Newspaper Award

“A continuous facade combines the individual townhouses into a block which is particularly fitting for the industrial past of this NYC neighborhood.” —Ali Tayar, Parallel Design Partnership

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Surf's Up

The Alloy Team takes a trip to the Rockaways and learns how to surf.

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2015 SARA Design Awards

185 Plymouth Street and the Dumbo Townhouses were selected as winners of the Award of Honor and Merit by the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) representing the top design work New York City. The projects and team were honored at a dinner hosted by SARA NY.

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Alloy Throws a Pop up Flower Market on Mother's Day

In collaboration with the DUMBO BID, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Tinsel & Twine, and Gramercy Park Flowers, the impromptu market was held in the Water Street archway where the space was transformed into a bustling market filled with flowers. In addition to picking out a beautiful bouquet, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum set up a card making station for kids to design their own card for mom.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 6 Proposal

Our proposal in partnership with Mondanock, was a finalist in Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 RFP. We collaborated with Bijarke Ingels to create two distinct and visually interesting pieces of architecture for the site. The design dedicated the base for creative public program in an effort for the buildings to read as an extension, inviting the community in and expanding the utility of the park.

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John Street Pasture

A cover crop of crimson clover planted in spring 2014, bloomed into a lush field of reds and greens creating a nutrient rich resource of nitrogenized soil for the John Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The installation, designed and constructed in collaboration with Andrea Reynosa and Brooklyn Grange, employed soil donated by Brooklyn Bridge Park. Goats cleared the crop at summer's end.

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Dumbo Roars

One John Street is featured in a New York Times Article about the transformation that Dumbo has seen over the last few years, making it one of the most desirable and valuable neighborhoods in Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 1 Proposal

Alloy responded to this RFP for a 500,000 square foot hotel and residential development at Pier 1 on the Brooklyn waterfront. Alloy’s design offered access to and expanded on the existing open space of the park while providing an exciting and abstract addition to the Brooklyn skyline. The proposal was selected as a finalist.

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