2012 July 6
Design Work Begins for Arts@Renaissance

CDR Studio has been selected by The St. Nicks Alliance to assist in the renovation and expansion of their Arts@Renaissance arts space in the former outpatient building of the Greenpoint Hospital in Brooklyn.  view full article

With over 4,500 square feet of program space, the arts center aims to become "a bridge between North Brooklyn’s vibrant long-term communities and the area’s emerging creative population through the development of new multi-disciplinary work, residencies, workshops, and collaborative neighborhood art projects." In operation since the summer of 2010, this will be the first major renovation and expansion of the arts center since its inception in order to provide expanded programming; work will include the creation of new gallery, performance and screening spaces, along with classroom and co-working facilites.

2012 June 13
MC 01 Featured on Urban Omnibus Site

"Two new elegant waterfront firehouses prompt a closer look at the Fire Department’s Marine Operations unit, its unique architectural needs, cultural significance and essential function as part of the complex system of services that keeps the city safe."  view full article

Our MC 01 Firehouse has been featured in an article on Urban Omnibus' website, as part of a project of the Architectural League of New York.

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2012 June 3
Audi Fletcher Jones Awarded 2012 Design Award

The newly renovated Audi Fletcher Jones showroom in Chicago will be awarded a 2012 Design Award in the Renovations and Retrofit category by Metal Architecture Magazine.  view full article

The feature article will appear in the July issue of the publication.

2012 May 1
Architectural Digest Features MC 01 Firehouse in May Issue

"High-caliber architecture, courtesy of the dynamic CDR Studio, meets a waterfront site and a client in need: the New York City Fire Department." Architectural Digest has featured our MC 01 Firehouse in their May issue.  view full article

The article features a photo and video tour of the building, alongside a discussion of the development of the project.

Read the article.

View the video tour, narrated in part by partner Jon Dreyfous.

View the slideshow.

2012 April 20
MC 01 Wins 2012 SARA Design Award

The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) has honored our Marine Company 01 Firehouse with an "Excellence in Civic Architecture Award" as part of the New York Council's 17th Annual Design Awards.  view full article

CDR Studio is joined by Field Operations, Smith-Miller + Hawkinson, & Shigeru Ban in receiving a special award recognizing innovative and visionary projects throughout the city.

2012 April 12
Dwell Features the Hillsdale Screen House in April Issue

Dwell has chosen to feature CDR Studio's Hillsdale Screen House in their April 2012 issue.  view full article

The article is featured in both the print version of the magazine and on Dwell's website.

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2012 March 21
MC 01 Firehouse Hosts Ceremony Honoring FDNY Service During 9/11

FDNY MC 01 firehouse and the CEO Trust host an event for the book signing of Growing Up Patton by Benjamin Patton.  view full article


2012 March 5
MC 01 Firehouse Wins AIA NY Design Award

CDR Studio's Marine Company 01 firehouse was awarded a Merit Award within the Architecture Work category in this year's AIA NY 2012 Design Awards.  view full article

"AIA New York's annual Design Awards Program recognizes outstanding architectural design by New York City architects and for work in New York City. The purpose of the awards program is to honor the architects, clients, and consultants who work together to achieve design excellence."

2011 October 31
FDNY Marine Company 01 Ribbon-Cutting

CDR Studio is pleased to announce the official opening of the new FDNY facility on the Hudson River. With bag-pipe accompaniment and a fire-boat salute, the ribbon was cut signalling the commissioning of the new pier and firehouse.  view full article


2011 July 11
Construction Kicks Off At Long Island Residence

Construction begins this week on the Long Island Residence. The project involves the renovation of a modest single family home built in the early 1960's on a generous wooded site.  view full article

Over the coming months, the external façade will be peeled back and replaced with a charred cedar rainscreen treated using a variation of the traditional Japanese Shou-sugi-ban burning method. Comprehensive renovations will be taking place on the building interior and in the surrounding landscape. The building is scheduled to be completed this December.