Roundtable + Site Tour Review: Hell Yes, or No | Saint Marks Place

Photos by Brick & Wonder Member Conor Harrigan Rising above 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill, Saint Marks Place is a striking addition to the cityscape. With a sleek terra cotta and loggia-filled facade, the residential development is a prime example of design-driven development in a city ripe with nondescript housing. Developed by Avdoo & Partners…

July 13, 2022

Roundtable Review: The Obstacle is the Way

Last week, we returned to Spring Place for our July Roundtable and a conversation on overcoming obstacles in life and business. Members discussed the obstacles weighing on their businesses and lessons learned from overcoming past challenges. What quickly became apparent was that challenges provided the widest berth to experiment, innovate, and transform not only the…

July 25, 2022

Great Collaboration: Brisbane Public Library

It started with a bike ride. Not the idea to work together, but the spark that won us the job and led to a beautiful new public library for the city of Brisbane, CA. A common acquaintance suggested that we join forces: Susi Marzuola of Siegel & Strain and my firm(Karin Payson architecture + design) have similar values…

July 20, 2022

2022 Summer Social Review

Last week, we gathered over a hundred Brick & Wonder members and guests for a sunny evening of libations and good cheer overlooking Manhattan and the Hudson River. Our largest gathering of the season provided an unparalleled opportunity to connect with a stellar network of peers. From press to designers and developers to manufacturers, a…

July 18, 2022

Site Tour Review: UAP Foundry Hudson Valley

If you’ve ever walked through a gallery and wondered where a towering Claes Oldenburg or spindly Louise Bourgeois sculpture could have possibly originated, you’re not alone. The answer? Closer than you think. Nestled just 15 minutes outside Beacon, NY sits one of the world’s preeminent fine art and design foundries. If it weren’t for the collection of…

July 15, 2022

Roundtable Review: Catalyzing Success

In this Roundtable, Members shared strategies and insights on how they’ve built upon previous success to grow their business and profile in competitive spheres.

May 31, 2022

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