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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 - http://dht.dwell.com/homes/boerum-hill-rowhouse

 

New York Magazine & Dwell feature JPDA's Boerum Hill House in City Modern, Collaborative Special Issue
posted on Friday, September 14th AT 01:59:17 PM

Check the newsstand this week for a special supplement put together jointly by New York Magazine and Dwell (and bundled with both) called City Modern. The issue, puublished in anticipation of AIA NY's Archtober events, features JPDA's Boerum Hill House. If you'd like to see the house first-hand, book your tickets now for the a tour on October 7. The house will be open to visitors as part of City Modern Home Tours (also organized by Dwell and New York Mag).

More details and ticket info here:
http://dht.dwell.com/tours/city-modern-brooklyn-home-tour
http://www.archtober.org/

 

East Village Studio featured on this week's episode of 'Tiny, Eclectic, Amazing Spaces'
posted on Thursday, September 13th AT 05:00:18 PM

JPDA's 'East Village Studio' is featured on this week's episode of 'Tiny, Eclectic, Amazing Spaces', an original program airing weekly on YouTube's home/design channel 'Spaces'. It's well produced and filmed in HD offering a great tour of the space.

Check it out here --> http://youtu.be/6OFsCfi6b18

"An amazingly designed small apartment under 500 sq feet with a huge amount of storage and awesome art - Michael Pozner, former Head of Retail for American Apparel, and his architect Darrick Borowski, from Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture (www.jpda.net) re-imagined his tiny space to fit his needs.

 

JPDA is honored to announce our status as an authorized design firm for Harley-Davidson Motor Corp.
posted on Wednesday, August 15th AT 06:44:33 PM

 

JPDA interviewed in response to NYC's contest to design Micro-Unit apartment buildings
posted on Tuesday, July 10th AT 11:59:43 AM

JPDA was interviewed yesterday for a short piece on the city-sponsored competition to design an apartment building of 'micro-units'. Given our history of micro-engineering the smallest of spaces, the micro-unit proposal seems perfectly feasible and reasonable to us. You can bet we'll be involved in the competition, wish us luck and stay tuned for details.

 

JPDA's Stamford Beacons interactive lighting project has been shortlisted for installation by the City of Stamford.
posted on Thursday, May 24th AT 09:37:39 AM

Stamford Beacons, an interactive lighting project designed in collaboration with MOEY INC., has been shortlisted for selection by the City of Stamford.

The project activates the Stamford Transportation Center's existing truss structure with interactive LED lighting. The piece functions as a dynamic digitally controlled lighting installation, reflecting the ever-changing dynamism and creative vibrancy of the city.

The installation is intended as a first phase in an expansive network of site-specific informational signage and interactive displays, creating pathways and destinations throughout Stamford.

 

JPDA listed in VMSD's top design firms of 2011
posted on Friday, March 23rd AT 11:14:13 AM

 

In honor of the leap year, a new look for our web site.
posted on Wednesday, February 29th AT 12:34:26 PM

We've made some tweaks under the hood and put a fresh coat of paint on the home page. In honor of the leap year, we have unveiled these changes on February 29th. Let us know what you think!

 

UK design blog Mocha features JPDA's East Village Studio project.
posted on Friday, December 9th AT 04:10:48 PM

Mocha Modern Design and Living blog is featuring JPDA's East Village Studio project under the title "Small Spaces: A Small Apartment with Space for Everything."

The article praises the finished project as "an airy, calm and organised space with masses of clever storage solutions."

The writer goes on to say "It’s hard to believe that it is less than 500 square feet in size; but it shows just how much you can do with small spaces, with some clever design and planning."