Posted in Architecture, Community, Competitions, Design by htdstudio on December 1, 2010

This ideas competition explores the potential present of Griffintown, at a time when its past and future have been brought into the public eye

This week our “Griffintown Horse Palace” entry ‘was shortlisted for the Horse Palace as a part of the Griffintown Interrupted Ideas competition in Montreal Canada.

These urban stables, dating from the era when thousands of horses filled the Griffintown streets,are still in operation: the horses spend their nights at the Palace, and their days pulling carriages through Old Montreal. Efforts are in place to preserve this pastoral moment in the middle of the city; the Horse Palace Foundation has plans to make this the site of a Griffintown Museum, with the stables remaining in operation alongside the galleries.”

Please Vote for our entry titled “Griffintown Horse Palace” Online  NOW until Dec. 10th

BNS Eco Casita wins 2010 Lowe’s Grant

Posted in Architecture, Community, Construction, Education by htdstudio on June 16, 2010

The Brooklyn New School has recently been awarded a $50,000 Lowe’s Grant to help finance this  project, a concept for an educational activities laboratory and garden for school-aged children.  Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF) has helped more than 1,000 schools across the country create reading gardens, build playgrounds and implement other improvement projects  that help strengthen their schools and their communities.