NYC Outdoor Dining by Soluri Architecture for Pro Thai Restaurant

Design Corps: Construction Completed at Pro Thai

Construction of our first pro-bono Design Corps project has been completed – the outdoor dining build-out for Pro Thai in East Harlem. The completed project is truly the result of a team effort and a great example of how the architecture, design and construction industries are coming together to help small businesses survive during this pandemic – epitomizing the goals and ideals of the Design Corps. The key challenge at Pro Thai was the steep

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Back to the Workplace Webinar produced by Soluri Architecture

“Back to the Workplace” Webinar on Office Reopening Streamed in Partnership with AIANY & NYC SBS

In partnership with the AIANY and the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), Soluri Architecture and a team of industry professionals streamed a webinar called “Back to the Workplace – Practical Ways to Reopen your Office” which is the first in a series on helping small businesses survive this pandemic. The webinar, which was hosted by SBS, is an industry-wide presentation with 10 presenters including architects, interior designers, engineers and change management specialists. The

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CCM Manhattan Clinic by Soluri Architecture

Construction Completed at CCM’s Manhattan Clinic

Construction has been completed at CCM’s new Manhattan mental health clinic. This 4,200sf facility was designed pre-pandemic and was built during the pandemic. This is the 2nd clinic (and 3rd project) that Soluri Architecture has done for CCM, allowing them to expand and continue serving at-risk families during the pandemic by enlarging a network of support that promotes healthy, stable, and enriched lives for their clients and communities. CCM is a Brooklyn based non-profit organization

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Goldman Sachs 10000 Small Business Voices

Soluri Architecture Advocates to Congress for Small Business

Today Soluri Architecture’s principal Andre Soluri participated in a advocacy video call for small businesses with Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12). The call was organized through Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Business Voices advocacy program and comprised of small business owners who live and/or work in New York’s 12th congressional district. Andre was one of the speakers during the call where he expressed the importance of recovery funding for small businesses and pressed for a liability shield

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Pro Bono Services provided by Soluri Architecture for East Harlem Restaurant through Design Corps

Design Corps: Pro-bono Services Provided to East Harlem Restaurant

Soluri Architecture has completed the design and construction drawing set for Pro Thai, a restaurant located in east Harlem. Our services for this project are being provided pro-bono through the Design Corps. The sidewalk outside their restaurant is located on a steep hill, which makes it a challenge to comply with DOT requirements for the Open Restaurant program.  By creating stepped platforms separated by planters, we were able to overcome the challenges presented by the hill while

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NYC Design Corps webinar

Design Corps: Webinar on Outdoor Dining

Today, Soluri Architecture participated in a Design Corps webinar advising NYC based restaurants on guidelines and best practices for participating in the Open Restaurant program administered by NYC’s Department of Transportation (DOT). The webinar included presentations from the NYC design community (AIANY, Rockwell Group, Design Advocates & Soluri Architecture) and 3 city agencies including the NYC Economic Development Corporation (EDC), NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) and the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS). Our

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NYC Design Corps Training Video

Soluri Architecture Produces Design Corps Training Video

As a co-founder of the Design Corps and part of the AIANY’s Unified Task Force, Soluri Architecture’s principal Andre Soluri produced and created a training video for volunteer architects & designers who signed up for the Design Corps to explain how the program works and what they can expect to encounter.  The Design Corps allows architects to stand with us and help small businesses in need within our community to reopen during this difficult time.

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NYC Design Corps Launches to help small business

Launch & Co-founding of “Design Corps”

We are thrilled to announce the launch of “Design Corps: Small Business Reopening Network” – a platform that connects under-resourced NYC restaurants that are struggling to survive the pandemic with volunteer design professionals offering pro-bono services to help them re-open and stay open safely under NYC’s Open Restaurant program. As a member of the AIANY’s Unified Task Force, Soluri Architecture’s principal Andre Soluri, became one of the co-founders of the Design Corps along with colleagues

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AIANY Unified Taskforce

Soluri Architecture forms Small Business Working Group at AIANY Unified Taskforce

Today Soluri Architecture led the first meeting of a recently formed small business working group operating under the umbrella of the Unified New York Task Force at the American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY). The Unified Taskforce was assembled by the AIANY to address emergency needs surrounding Covid-19, and our new working group, which was started by Soluri Architecture’s principal Andre Soluri, will be focused on helping small businesses survive this pandemic. Our main

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CCM Clinton Ave Clinic by Soluri Architecture wins Build 2020 Architecture Award

CCM Clinton Ave Clinic named “Best New Mental Health Clinic (NYC)” in Build’s 2020 Architecture Awards

We’re pleased to announce that our recently completed 5,600sf mental health clinic for CCM in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood clinic has been named “Best New Mental Health Clinic (NYC)” in the “2020 Architecture Awards” by the UK based Build magazine. CCM is a Brooklyn based non-profit organization that has helped over 100,000 New Yorkers obtain social support services and mental health treatment over the past 30 years. Soluri Architecture is honored to be working for

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