Gramercy Park Duplex — A Collaborative Gut Renovation

Brick & Wonder members often collaborate with one another to deliver their projects; in the built environment, nobody actions their work alone. We want to celebrate and explore the collaborative process, to better understand what leads to great work. Often, it’s the relationships built on site and the ideas that blossom when true partnership emerges…

May 24, 2023

An NYC Dream Loft Realized Through Collaboration

Members Rachelle Louis and Bill Caleo joined forces to renovate an early 20th-century factory loft into Patrick Janelle’s dream Flatiron apartment.

December 05, 2022

Roundtable Review: Seeding Innovation – Austin

On September 26th, 2023, we held our first Roundtable in Austin, TX, focused on fostering innovation within and beyond the built environment industry. The Roundtable was hosted by our local community partner, Karen Zabarsky Blashek, at the studio of Michael Hsu Office of Architecture. For this special gathering, we brought together colleagues from the Austin…

October 10, 2023

Roundtable Review: Sales & Selling

Survival and growth in business depend on sales and selling, but, for many, the process is exhausting, emotionally fraught, and a distraction from the satisfaction of doing the work we’re required to sell. 

Read on for some of the key insights from the discussion.

October 06, 2023

NYCxDESIGN Presents Design Pavilion 2023

This October 12-22, Brick & Wonder members, NYCxDESIGN (Ilene Shaw), will present Design Pavilion, New York’s premier public design exhibition, for another year of experiential installations that engage, inform and inspire the public. Taking place during Archtober – New York’s month-long celebration of architecture – this year’s edition of Design Pavilion will feature three activations by creative visionaries from multiple disciplines…

October 04, 2023

Roundtable Review: Expanding Business Ownership

On July 20th, 2023, we held a Roundtable discussion on Expanding Business Ownership for Brick & Wonder Pro & Council members.  As your business grows, it becomes increasingly critical to retain senior team members that have deep institutional knowledge, valuable client and collaborator relationships, and tailored experience in core business activities.  One of the best…

July 25, 2023

Workshop Review: How to Transition Your Company on Your Terms

On July 6th 2023, we hosted Brick & Wonder members for an online Workshop focused on business transition planning, exploring the ins and outs of transitioning a company on your own terms. 100 percent of business owners will leave their company one day! But few are prepared. When you’re ready to sell, the company may…

July 07, 2023

Workshop Review: Social Media and Branding for the Built Environment

On June 29th, 2023, we invited all Brick & Wonder members to join us for a Zoom Workshop exploring social media and branding as it pertains to the built environment industry.

The social media landscape is fast-paced and ever-changing. It can be challenging to follow and keep up with, but when used to its fullest capacity it can be incredibly powerful.

June 30, 2023

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