Most 1,203-word Sunday Times articles about combined-unit condos with nine surround-sound speakers and 14 plasma televisions and a 15-foot retractable theater screen and 35 electrically shaded windows stir up throbbing, bilious resentment.
But there was something unpredictably lovely about a July 2005 profile of the apartment that architect David Mandl built for himself and Read More
Renowned architect David Mandl passed away on August 4 following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 53.
Mr. Mandl made a name for himself in New York by being the first architect to transform a downtown office building into a luxury apartment building with 45 Wall Street. A New York native and Read More
Chic in chic Greenpoint
The ultra-modern, ultra-chic architects at Meltzer/Mandl are conquering Brooklyn, one warehouse- to- condo conversion at a time. First came the curvaceous Vanderbilt in Clinton Hill. Up next? A pair of “strikingly modern” apartment buildings, with 130 units, at 110 Green and 133-137 Huron Street.
The Read More
An oasis of luxury?
Two lucky Clinton Hill warehouses are about to turn into two six-story condos (plus a 60-foot inner courtyard, plus a shiny pool.) The curvy Vanderbilt Apartments, designed by Meltzer/Mandl Architects, will be made of clear and “colored spandrel glass.”
According to the designers, all this luxurious shine Read More