GRT was asked to renovate a mid-century home designed by one of the first female architects to graduate from Columbia University’s architecture program. Situated high on the east bank of the Hudson River the house is a strong, rational design that foregrounds views and the connection to the natural world outside.
GRT Architects is a Brooklyn-based architecture studio founded by Rustam-Marc Mehta and Tal Schori. Tal and Rustam met in third grade and proceeded, unintentionally, to attend the same university and architecture school. After working at different firms for seven years they decided to do the right thing and start a business together.
GRT Architects have redesigned Fort Greene Townhouse, a family residence in Brooklyn, New York. From the Architect: The extreme narrowness of this eleven foot wide townhouse was a productive constraint. A typical townhouse uses its superior width to push the stairs off discretely to one side. At less than half as wide, this home has […]