JPDA Wins AIA Small Projects Award 2010!
posted on Friday, March 12th AT 03:33:30 PM

JPDA has won the AIA Small Projects Award 2010 for the East Village Studio renovation! The award is granted based on excellence in design, innovation and technical advacements during the design process. We're extremely excited that ours was one of roughly ten entries granted this distinction, nationwide. The project will be featured at the AIA Convention, held June 10-12th in Miami.


JPDA's Boerum Hill House Featured in the New York Daily News
posted on Friday, December 4th AT 05:40:35 PM

JPDA's Boerum Hill House was one of three projects selected for the Daily News' "Your Home" feature on New York architects and their homes.  The article, which compares some elements of the home to "works of art" can be found on the Daily News website, or downloaded using the link to the right of this article.  Make sure to also check out this project in Diana Lind's book, "Brooklyn Modern." 


JPDA Featured in AIA's "New York Now" Exhibition
posted on Thursday, October 8th AT 03:58:27 PM

JPDA is being featured in AIA New York's annual "New York Now" exhibition.  The show, which is on display in the West 3rd St. end of the W.4th street MTA station, features some of New York's most influential contemporary architectural projects.  Until October 30th, you can stop by and check out our recently completed "East Village Studio."  If you have any questions about this project, or any of our other work, let us know and we'll send you one of our newly-printed brochures.


JPDA Participates in NYCDOT's Urban Shed Competition
posted on Monday, October 5th AT 12:43:10 PM

JPDA has recently taken part in the international "urbanSHED" design competition.  The competition, which received over 270 applicants, asks participants to develop a scheme for an innovative construction shed for the NYC.  JPDA's sustainably-designed "Butterfly Wing" scheme emphasized enhanced signage, additional greenspace, and a brighter, less congested pedestrian experience.


Beyonce plays The O2 Dublin.
posted on Thursday, June 4th AT 12:07:39 PM

"Knowles is playing four sold out nights in the O2 in Dublin and State is there to witness one of the biggest shows to pass through Dublin this year. It’s the sort of spectacle that one could imagine eventually ending up in Vegas; Beyoncé - an incredibly polished and professional performer - singing and dancing without missing a beat or a note." - State Magazine, Ireland.

JPDA will be there, photographing in our recently completed VIP spaces for the venue, Indigo Lounge and Blue Room. 
Come by and say hi.


JPDA “Raises the Bar” at Europe’s Premier Music Venue - The O2 Dublin
posted on Friday, April 17th AT 06:23:35 AM

The O2 Dublin Brand Experience, designed by Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture, opened recently following an €80 million redevelopment of Dublin’s historic Point Theatre. The venue pampers O2 customers within fantastical themed environments including the Blue Room, Indigo Lounge, and the Concierge entry experience.


Red Hook Bicycle Competition entry written up on Urban Omnibus
posted on Monday, March 16th AT 11:17:57 AM

A discussion on JPDA's entry to the Red Hook Bicycle Compeition, by Lisa Chamberlain, Executive Director of the Forum for Urban Design.


JPDA Shortlisted for Mill River Park Design in Stamford, CT
posted on Monday, February 9th AT 05:09:14 PM

JPDA has been shortlisted to design the Mill River Park Porch in Stamford, Connecticut. The proposal includes a carousel, cafe and large floating green landscape intervention and employs many sustainable strategies for construction and operations.


American Apparel: Hells Kitchen published in VMSD magazine
posted on Wednesday, December 3rd AT 05:18:29 PM

American Apparel's first green store, designed by JPDA, was published in VMSD magazine. Excerpt below:

"There's a difference between changing out your palette to look green and actually incorporating sustainable practices," says Darrick Borowski, creative director at JPDA. "All those things that look green on the surface can be just as harmful as what they're replacing. We were more interested in proving that we could tell any visual store and do it responsibly."


Remote Lounge featured in Extreme Bars book
posted on Tuesday, December 2nd AT 10:26:27 AM

Remote Lounge featured in Birgit Krols' Extreme Bars book, available now from Tectum Publishing. Excerpt below:

For those not shy of the spotlight and up for their 15 minutes of fame, there was, for a short time only, just one address: Remote Lounge. ... An ideal place to spy on people, although you have to accept that you will also be and remain the object of curious looks. Because despite the fact that some people didn't like to find evidence of their behaviour on the internet, the bar's motto was "whatever goes online, stays online."