Park Avenue Rooftop NYC Architects

A Floating Garden on Park Avenue

Murdock Solon Architects recently took its work to another level – a private rooftop on Park Avenue. Located in the Flatiron District, the garden is already a well-appreciated amenity for the building’s commercial tenants.  The rooftop terrace is elevated 15 feet above the existing roof level to maximize panoramic views of the city. It encircles the building’s three […]

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Avenues: The World School

Creating an Environment for Learning at Avenues: The World School

Murdock Solon Architects is pleased to announce the expansion of the New York City campus of Avenues: The World School.  As Executive Architect, MSA led the team for this new 5-story, 80,000 SF new classroom space. Four full floors, plus a new 3,200 SF lobby comprise The Early Learning Center, as well as the upper school’s Science, […]

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East Hampton Cottage

A Classic Cottage Redefined

Off the main road of Amagansett, a hamlet of East Hampton, this 1,500-square-foot cottage is surrounded by lush native trees and greenery. Taking cues from the vernacular language, MSA completed a new light-filled weekend home for a Manhattan couple with a passion for mid-century furniture pieces and efficient living. The interior showcases a simple, but […]

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A Clinton Hill Renovation

In Brooklyn’s prime Clinton Hill neighborhood, Murdock Solon Architects recently completed its transformation of a Landmarked townhouse. The project consisted of a gut renovation of a 3,000-square-foot, multi-family home into a main house with four bedrooms, a home office, two full baths, and two half baths, as well as a second garden apartment and a […]

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A Moving Edit: The Renovation of Arcade Edit

Designing space for a film and television editing studio requires more technical integration than the average office fit-out. Producing a spatial solution that addressed the high level of audio and visual sophistication required, along with the studio’s creative identity proved challenging. However, creativity was certainly not compromised in Murdock Solon Architect’s latest project with NYC’s […]

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MSA Project Featured in The New York Times

Murdock Solon Architect’s project, the Clinton Hill Townhouse, was featured in the New York Times yesterday. A Tour of a Scent Maker’s Brooklyn Brownstone showcases recent images and describes owner Fabrice Penot’s design direction. The gut renovation of the brownstone revolved around his three children and an open design, he said. Take a look at […]

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Breaking Ground at Kings Highway

Murdock Solon Architects broke ground at the Kings Highway project this week. Led by Principle-in-Charge Shea Murdock, shown above, the 68,000-square-foot commercial development will be an anchor at the evolving neighborhood in Gravesend, Brooklyn.  To take advantage of the site’s visibility from the elevated subway lines, the design addresses the two main programs of commercial […]

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An Edit of Epic Proportions

  The commercial video editing company Friendshop launched last year and needed its own space to expand its growing team. Murdock Solon Architects worked with the company to transform an entire floor in a warehouse-style building in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. MSA helped create the ideal space for ultimate creativity while meeting intense technical demands. […]

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See Our Work in New York Cottages & Gardens

  We’re proud to announce that our Brooklyn Heights Townhouse project is featured in the April issue of New York Cottages and Gardens. The 12-page article, Haute Brooklyn, describes how the owners, Florence and Alexandre Mars, discovered the property and sought the right architecture team to bring their French design sensibility to their new Brooklyn […]

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Design + Architecture: Interview with Michael Levy

Structures, surfaces, materials, spaces. A discussion with MSA project architect Michael Levy (and a quick look at his Pinterest page), reveals that his appreciation for design extends well beyond the traditional architect’s interests. From attending furniture fairs to following graphic designers to experimenting with cooking, …

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Satoi Akimoto

An Architect’s Inspiration: Interview with Satoi Akimoto

Talking with Satoi Akimoto about his inspiration is inspirational in itself. Satoi, a lead architect at MSA, has led and contributed to several projects, including… While the work stands for itself and is quite obvious in its creativity as a whole, the entirety is not Satoi’s objective. As he carefully selects words to describe his […]

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551 West 21st Street Featured in The New York Times

  New developments are rising in the city and thus the collaboration of the favored in architecture, design, and art. The new 44-unit condo at 551 West 21st Street is no exception, thanks to the inclusion of 303 Gallery on the ground and mezzanine levels. Murdock Solon Architects designed the gallery’s previous space at 547 West 21st […]

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