Soluri Architecture wins 2 Awards in the 2023 Architecture Masterprize

Soluri Architecture is thrilled to announce they are receiving 2 awards in the 2023 Architecture Masterprize! Our speculative project entitled “113 w136 St – A Prototype for Modular Affordable Housing on Small NYC Lots” won a Design of the Year in “Architectural Design” within the “Social Housing” category of the 2023 Architecture Masterprize. The project shows how modular construction used in small urban infill lots in NYC can help solve the city’s housing crisis. To

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2022 Architecture Masterprize – Soluri Architecture Wins 2 Awards

Soluri Architecture has won two awards in the 2022 Architecture Masterprize! Our proposed new 21 unit multi-family building in NYC’s East Harlem Neighborhood at 2324 2nd Avenue received Honorable Mention in “Architectural Design” within the “Residential Architecture – Multi Unit” category of the 2022 Architecture Masterprize. This project is located in a Mandatory Inclusionary Housing zone on a small urban infill lot that’s only 25ft wide & 75 feet deep and has remained vacant for

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The Vidro by Soluri Architecture recieves honorable mention in Rethinking the Future 2020 Awards

The Vidro receives Honorable Mention in “Rethinking the Future” 2020 Awards

We are honored that our work on the Vidro was recognized with an Honorable Mention in Rethinking the Futures’ “Architecture Construction & Design Awards 2020 “!  The objective of this award program is to raise awareness around the strategies Architects and Designers are employing to deal with contemporary global challenges, and to bring the best of such projects into the light to inspire the next generation.  The Vidro, which means “glass” in Portuguese, is a unique design-based solution to the technical and economic challenges of building on small urban infill lots, that

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Vidro Named among Most Innovative Architecture Projects of 2020 by Fast Company Magazine

Vidro Named Among “Most Innovative Architecture Projects of 2020” by Fast Company Magazine

We are thrilled to announce that The Vidro was named one of the top 10 “Most Innovative Architecture Projects of 2020” by Fast Company Magazine after becoming a finalist in their 2020 “Innovation by Design Awards”.  A highly sought-after design awards in the industry, “Innovation by Design” is the only competition to honor creative work at the intersection of design, business, and innovation.  Located in Harlem, NYC, The Vidro is a new six-unit residential building

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The Vidro is a finalist in the 2020 NYCxDesign Awards in Multi-unit Residential Building

The Vidro Named Finalist in 2020 NYCxDESIGN Awards for Multi-Unit Residential Building

We’re thrilled to announce that for a second year in a row, Soluri Architecture is a finalist in the prestigious NYCxDesign Awards. For this year’s 2020 Awards, The Vidro has been named a finalist under the “Multi-unit Residential Building” category!!! The Vidro is Soluri Architecture’s first new building in NYC, and our first new multi-family residential building. By naming the building as one of five finalists, the Jury has effectively stated The Vidro is one

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Vidro Named “Best New Architecture 2019” by Harlem Bespoke

We’re thrilled to see that Harlem Bespoke has named The Vidro “Best New Architecture 2019”. Here’s the text from today’s post: “Harlem Bespoke:  Newer smaller boutique buildings that have been popping up all over the city in the past decade rarely have a lot of architectural design details in place as far as the actual exterior is concerned but The Vidro at 313 West 121st Street by Frederick Douglass Boulevard has come up with something

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Small Lot Presentation Given to NYC’s HPD focusing on Modular, Affordable Housing

Soluri Architecture gave a presentation today at NYC’s Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) that demonstrated the tremendous potential in developing the thousands of NYC’s small infill lots and how it could help solve NYC’s affordable housing crisis. SA principal was invited to give the presentation by Leila Bozorg who is HPD’s Deputy Commissioner for Neighborhood Strategies. The presentation focused on strategies of how to effectively plan new multi-family buildings on small lots and

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Small Lot Presentation Given to B6 Advisors

Principal Andre Soluri gave his presentation on how to make small lots more viable to B6 Advisors. B6 was founded by The Massey Knakal co-founder, Paul Massey, and is fast becoming one of the most innovative brokerage firms for commercial real estate owners. The B6 team was keen to hear Andre’s perspective on understanding what is possible with the small lots they sell and represent and how to maximize their value. The room was packed

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Strategies for Small Lot Development Presentation

This morning Principal Andre Soluri gave a presentation on strategies for small lot development to a round table of 30 real estate professionals at the offices of the Real Estate Lawyer, Kenneth Volandes, Esq. Andre has taken all of his research and experience in the design of multi-family buildings and small lots in NYC and has compiled it into a presentation in order to help show other industry professionals strategies on how to add value

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Making Small Lot Development Viable

Making Small Lot Development more Viable

On Thursday May 16th, Andre Soluri, the principal of Soluri Architecture will be giving a presentation on how to make small NYC lot development more viable. New York City’s real estate market is famous for its skyscrapers and large developments, but in a surprising twist the most common lot sizes throughout the city are actually very small. Small lots pose many particular limitations and challenges – many NYC developers cut their teeth on them but

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