A sampling of recent articles on the firm and its projects demonstrates the diversity of our work.
› Architectural Digest, January 2014
"The 2014 AD100"
The January 2014 issue of Architectural Digest distinguished Cooper, Robertson & Partners' on its list of "The 2014 AD100, The World's Top Talents in Architecture and Interior Design". As described in AD, "An arbiter of excellence, this exclusive list [of firms] recognizes establishment icons and enterprising trailblazers whose work is as inspiring as it is influential." Read our profile
› Architectural Record, December 2013
"Market Focus: Museum Construction"
Cooper, Robertson & Partners was ranked number 1 on Architectural Record's list of Top 5 Design Firms by museum construction starts from 1/2011 through 9/2013. The firm is currently working with four museums, including the new Whitney Museum of American Art in collaboration with the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the Florence County Museum, the Museum of Westward Expansion at the Gateway Arch, and the Museum of Modern Art. Read the full article (subscription required).
› The Architect's Newspaper, December 2, 2013
Cooper, Robertson & Partners' design of the Las Vegas Strip's first public park with landscape architects !melk was featured in The Architect's Newspaper. Part of the firm's ongoing work for MGM Resorts International, the 32-acre open-air pedestrian-oriented open space "will add a new dimension to the life of the city". Read the full article.
› Period Homes, November 2013
"Home at Last"
The Highland Study Center's Manhattan townhouse restored by CRP graced the cover of the November 2013 issue of Period Homes. The extensive exterior and interior restoration of the 19th-century building includes all new MEP systems and a state-of-the-art energy savings system, but "the firm found imaginative ways to retain the beloved elements of the house." Read the full article.
› Asbury Park Press, October 19, 2013
"Shore Protection Ideas Include Taller Boardwalks, Wider Creeks"
by Ken Serrano
The Asbury Park Press featured featured ideas and renderings from CRP in an article about the Rebuild by Design competition: "One team, HR&A Advisors with Cooper, Robertson & Partners, offered a plan that included economic development in Asbury Park, further connecting the boardwalk area with the downtown business district. Strengthening an urban center that people could rely on more heavily during a weather event like Sandy was part of the rationale, said Earl Jackson of Ocean Township, Senior Associate with CRP." Read the full article.
› ArchitecturalDigest.com, September 2013
by Alyssa Wolfe
The stairway of a loft in Soho designed by CRP Partner Ed Siegel, AIA, LEED AP, with interior designer Ernest de la Torre, was featured on a list of 25 inspiring stairways by ArchitecturalDigest.com: "A focal point of the home is a shimmering light-filled staircase that spans three levels to a rooftop terrace. For the walls, [the designers] enlarged the pattern on an antique Korean screen—inspired by the river, clouds, and cherry blossoms—and commissioned de Gournay to paint it on gilded wallpaper." Read the full article.
› Architect Magazine, August 9, 2013
"Ten Finalists Announced for Rebuild by Design Competition"
by Katie Gerfen
Architect Magazine announced the selection of the HR&A Advisors / Cooper Robertson & Partners team as one of ten finalists in the Rebuild by Design competition, organized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation. Read the full article.
› Architectural Digest, August 2013
"In the Mix"
by Rob Haskell
A renovated loft in Soho designed by CRP Partner Ed Siegel, AIA, LEED AP, was featured in Architectural Digest: "A combination of midcentury modernism, Japanese minimalism, and Art Deco accents brings welcoming intimacy to [the] sprawling New York City penthouse." Read the full article.
› Urban Land, May/June 2013
"Special Section: East Coast"
The May/June issue of Urban Land includes a special section on the East Coast by Mike Sheridan. Partner William Kenworthey is quoted for his insights on the development climate in the region and photos of Cooper, Robertson & Partners projects Zuccotti Park, the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, and the Master Plan for the Central Delaware are featured.
› The New York Times, June 2013
Coverage of "A Stronger, More Resilient New York"
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's unveiling of "A Stronger, More Resilient New York", a comprehensive plan for New York City's resilience and recovery following Superstorm Sandy, was covered extensively by The New York Times:
"Bloomberg Outlines $20 Billion Storm Protection Plan" by Kia Gregory and Marc Santora, June 11, 2013
"Bloomberg Storm Plan Praised, but Faces Obstacles" by Kia Gregory, June 12, 2013
"Bloomberg Seeks to Redo Building Code in Sandy's Wake" by Mireya Navarro, June 13, 2013
› GlobeSt., May 14, 2013
"Hollywood Park will Go Mixed-Use"
by Bruce Haring
The redevelopment of Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, California, is set to get underway in 2014, based on mixed-use master plan prepared by Cooper, Robertson & Partners, as reported by GlobeSt. Read the full article.(registration required).
› New York Daily News, April 26, 2013
"With its access to downtown Stamford and steps from the Long Island Sound, Harbor Point becomes a Connecticut jewel"
by Jason Sheftell
The Homes section of the New York Daily News featured Harbor Point in Stamford, Connecticut, planned by Cooper, Robertson & Partners. The 322-acre new mixed-use waterfront community is called "a national model for urban planning on par in some ways with Baltimore's Inner Harbor." Read the full article.
› Engineering News-Record, April 24, 2013
"MGM Plans Major Facelift for Two Aging Vegas Properties"
by Tony Illia
Cooper, Robertson & Partners' ongoing master planning work for MGM Resorts International in the reimaging of its New York-New York and Monte Carlo resort properties is mentioned the Engineering News-Record. An open-air pedestrian promenade is an organizing feature of the redevelopment which will be complete in 2016. Read the full article (subscription required).