JPDA Selected to Design Passive House Bronx Tech Incubator
posted on Friday, August 8th AT 01:01:39 PM

The Bronx Tech Incubator will provide a mix of offices, open workstations and collaboration spaces for technology startups.  Encompassing over 23,000 square feet in a converted industrial building, the project will be designed to Passive House standards for building performance and energy efficiency.

Located in the Bronx's Foxhurst neighborhood, the Tech Incubator will bring jobs, access to working and social space, and a cafe to an underserved community removed from Manhattan's established Silicon Alleys. 


Dwana Smallwood Selects JPDA to Design New Performing Arts Center
posted on Friday, April 25th AT 12:10:06 PM

Former principal dancer for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dwana Smallwood has also collaborated with Oprah Winfrey to develop educational and dance programs for women in South Africa.

The Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center aims to use the arts, primarily dance, as a means to empower youth within New York’s inner city communities. They will endeavor to mold elite dancers and artists who will be able to develop, grow and compete on the world’s stage. The center will be a springboard for creating community identity and encouraging creative activity in neglected inner city areas.


Harley-Davidson of NYC is a finalist for Architizer's A+ Awards
posted on Tuesday, March 4th AT 03:00:35 PM

JPDA's Harley-Davidson of NYC retail design project has been selected as a finalist forArchitizer's A+ Architecture+Branding Award.

Our approach was to design an open, interactive environment highlighting the experience of craftsmanship, community, legacy and freedom to attract a younger, sophisticated and more diverse customer base to the brand.

Public voting is open until March 21st, 2014 - click on the link below to vote!








JPDA shortlisted in Bergen Children's Hospital Competition
posted on Saturday, October 5th AT 02:23:05 PM

JPDA was shortlisted from a pool of 180 entrants in a competition to design an interactive entry installation at Bergen's Haukeland Children's Hospital. 


JPDA at the 2013 Harley-Davidson Dealer Meeting
posted on Thursday, August 8th AT 05:32:41 PM

JPDA will be showing our design work for Harley-Davidson at the 2013 Dealer Meeting this Aug 18-21 in Denver.   Find us at booth #1406.  Stop by and check out our recent dealership designs!




On location with HGTV and JPDA
posted on Saturday, March 2nd AT 05:14:40 PM

Space was tight in the East Village Studio yesterday afternoon when HGTV brought their film crew in to shoot for their upcoming series "Extreme Small Spaces."  The series will feature our work as well as other innovative small footprint living spaces.  


Jordan, Boerum Hill House featured on the latest episode of SpacesTV's 'Digital Architect' program
posted on Saturday, February 23rd AT 02:10:31 PM

See a video tour of the Boerum Hill House as well as an interiew with Jordan in which he talks about the design of the house and the role of digital tools in the process.  


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JPDA Honored with "Best of Houzz 2013" Award
posted on Tuesday, January 22nd AT 01:15:38 PM

JPDA has been honored by the Houzz community with a "Best of Houzz 2013" award. That means our work was the most popular among the community of 11 million monthly users. We're thrilled that our work was among the most saved, shared, liked, commented on, and just plain enjoyed of the year. Thanks everyone!

See our profile and people's comments here -


JPDA's Darrick Borowski to Deliver Talk on Cities, Urban Farming and Algorithmic Design
posted on Wednesday, October 17th AT 04:58:08 PM

JPDA Creative Director, Darrick Borowski, and colleagues from the Architectural Association, London, will be presenting their ongoing research ‘Edible Infrastructures: Emergent Organizational Patterns For a Productive City’ at ACADIA 2012: Synthetic Digital Ecologies this Sunday, Oct 21 at CCA in San Francisco.

Their research, Edible Infrastructures, is an investigation into new modes of urbanism which consider food systems as integral and generative components of a city’s metabolic infrastructure. Using algorithms as design tools they pose the question “What might the city look like if it were organized around the production and distribution of food?”


Sneak a Peek Inside JPDA's Boerum Hill House This Weekend
posted on Tuesday, October 2nd AT 11:33:21 PM

JPDA's Boerum Hill House will be open to visitors this weekend as part of Dwell & New York Magazine's City Modern Home Tours. Read more about it and get your tickets here -