Tag: multifamily

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Published: Architecture of Israel Architecture of Israel magazine commended Studio ST Architect’s design for micro homes, as part of its feature on ingenious ways of dealing with sun and shade, through intelligent architectural design of buildings and inclusive urban planning. The highly praised micro housing competition entry, MicroPolis, addresses inequities in housing, which have been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The proposal demonstrates how to creatively house key workers by maximizing units on the upper floors of currently unoccupied luxury condos, as well as provide ample usable outside space, which is coveted in densely populated urban centers, such as Manhattan. […] Read More

Published: e-architects e-architect published Studio ST Architect’s design for Micro homes for essential workers. We proposed to build these homes in central urban locations utilizing the void spaces that some Manhattan luxury condominiums are building in order to increase building heights and sell units on higher floors. We demonstrate the increased density when converting huge apartments into smaller units. “New York City is a financial, intellectual, and innovative center. We now see that its strength depends not only on its financial stability and profit margins but also on its ability to withstand catastrophic unexpected events. It is our moral responsibility […] Read More

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Published: Architect Magazine “MicroPolis is a proposal for a new housing typology of micro-homes in metropolitan centers. It is a modular system of prefabricated, energy-efficient and cost-effective micro-homes that can be installed in already built empty urban spaces. The number of units and their organization will be adapted to the buildings in which they will be deployed. Each unit is 270 square feet and features an ADA bathroom, queen size bed, kitchen and living/working space. The staggering of the units creates a push-and-pull relation, generating balconies for most units. Large public outdoor terraces provide social and co-working spaces, and safe place […] Read More