Principal Andre Soluri Testifies at New York City Council Hearing on Outdoor Dining

At today’s New York City Council hearing, SA principal Andre Soluri testified in support of proposed zoning amendments that begins the process of creating a permanent outdoor dining program. In his testimony, Andre agrees states how many of the challenges and problems being highlighted by others testimony can be easily fixed through a combination of “…good design, clear yet flexible guidelines, and increased consistent enforcement.” He then goes on to outline the work being done

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Daily News Publishes Op-Ed by Principal Andre Soluri

The Daily News has published an Op-Ed by SA’s principal Andre Soluri in support of zoning amendments that are part of the process to create a permanent outdoor dining program. The Op-Ed discusses how many of the problems in the current Open Restaurant program can be fixed through good design, clear but flexible guidelines, and increased enforcement. Andre also highlights the efforts of New York’s architecture and design community to tackle the challenges A link

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Principal Andre Soluri Receives AIA NY State 2021 Presidential Citation

Today, during the annual Honor Awards event held by AIA York State, SA principal Andre Soluri, was awarded a 2021 Presidential Citation for his efforts helping others during the Pandemic through the “AIA New York Unified Task Force City and State”. The honor was bestowed upon Andre and the other Taskforce members during an online Zoom ceremony by the 2021 AIA New York State president Illya Azaroff, FAIA. Through the Taskforce, Andre helped to co-found

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Soluri Architecture Receives 2021 “Best in Business” Award from INC. Magazine

We’re thrilled to announce that Soluri Architecture has received an Honorable Mention in the 2021 “Best in Business” Awards from INC. Magazine and named of the 196 “Most Inspiring Companies of the Year” The Best in Business Awards recognize “the most inspiring and innovative companies of the year” that are “smart, strategic leaders in their industries” that also “..have heart – and they’re pouring it into the people and communities around them.” The magazine selects

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Soluri Architecture Wins Two 2021 SARA NY Design Awards

We are honored to have received 2 Design Awards of Honor from the NY Council of the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) at their awards gala held at the fabulous TWA Hotel! The projects honored were: MPCA – a new 8 floor mixed-use building for a non-profit school in Harlem serving at-risk children. Still in the design phase, the project uses design thinking to tackle the spatial and economic challenges of designing and developing

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Design Corps a finalist in Architizer A+ Awards

Design Corps a Finalist in Architizer A+ Awards

The Design Corps was named a Finalist in the prestigious international Architizer A+ Awards in the “Architecture +For Good” category. Soluri Architecture principal Andre Soluri is one of the co-founders of the Design Corps, and this award is the result of a group submission by all the co-founders including NYC EDC, AIANY, Design Advocates and NYCxDESIGN. The Design Corps was launched in the summer of 2020 as a platform for the architecture and design community

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Design Corps wins 2021 NYCxDESIGN Awards

Design Corps Wins “Outdoor Dining” at NYCxDESIGN Awards

The Design Corps ha been named a winner in the prestigious 2021 NYCxDesign Awards in the “Outdoor Dining” category! The award is the result of a group submission by all of the co-founders including NYC EDC, AIANY, Design Advocates and NYCxDESIGN. The Design Corps was launched in the summer of 2020 as a platform for the architecture and design community in NYC to provide pro-bono services to restaurants and other small business struggling to survive

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NYC EDC Features Soluri Architecture's Pro Thai outdoor dining

NYC EDC Features our Pro Thai Project & Design Corps on their Website

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is featuring Soluri Architecture’s outdoor dining project for Pro Thai in an article about the Design Corps as part of their NYCEDC Stories series on their website. The article highlights the work and mission of the Design Corps as well as the background of why Pro Thai needed help and how Soluri Architecture and the Design Corps helped her. The article outlines the many challenges presented by the

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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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