Hello, Architects.

Thank you for the presentation on the complex AV, lighting, window treatment and general technology integration control options available out in the market today. You make it look easy, and logical, with the help from the professionals that you all are… And for the delicious lunch.

Boddewyn Gaynor Architects

Articles for Architects

Conversation: Jeff Jordan Architects

Did you come to New York right after studying Architecture in Michigan? No, once I graduated I moved out to California. I spent three years working in three different offices in San Francisco. And I met my wife out there. We both ended up going to graduate school at...

Conversation: Apollo Electric

We recently had the chance to chat with George Wasilewski, President of Apollo Electric, on the intersection of technology and electrical, and the importance of reputation in growing a successful business. How long have you been an electrician? I’ve been an...

Conversation: Eric J Smith Architect

How long have you been practicing architecture? Since 1984. This practice will be 30 years old this October. And what's your geographical footprint? I've been very fortunate. We do custom homes from apartments, townhouses, renovations, new homes... It's taken us...

The real cost of a Tesla roof

When Tesla unveiled their Solar Roof tiles last fall we all had the same question: How much? Consumer Reports calculated a max cost of $24.50 per square foot to compete in the market. Tesla just revealed the price, and running the same math came in at an impressive...

Architectural Digest Design Show 2017

For a little inspiration, last Friday we checked out the Architectural Digest Design Show at Piers 92 & 94. Technology standouts included Sony's short throw projectors, Miele's transparent appliances, and malleable lamp ropes from Luke Lamp Co. Check out the...

Building your home in 2020

When the energy savings of a Tesla roof make it as affordable as traditional shingles, the only question will be: Slate or Tuscan glass? Conventional (even beautiful) from street view these solar shingles solve the dilemma holding back most technology for the home....

Tiny Home Tech

Moving into a tiny house seems like the most charming idea you'd immediately regret. I've lived in small enough spaces to know that a little forced minimalism is healthy, but the inability to turn around without bumping into your significant other is not. Happiness in...

Cloud9 wins Home of the Year 2nd year in a row

We're proud to have won an Electronic House Home of the Year award again - This time in the Unique Space category: This 1800’s barn was relocated from Vermont to the edge of the Catskills. Every beam was labeled and carefully reconstructed, but not before it was...

The Experience Centers of New York City

Designing your home can be a thrilling expedition or the chore of a lifetime. The initial question that forks the road ahead: Are you inspired? Forcing decisions from a blank slate can be frustrating with its dizzying number of directions. That's why sites like...

Our guide to hiding technology

There when you want it, gone when you don't. Some people want as much technology as can fit in their homes, yet see it as a black mark on interior design. While we would argue some technology is meant to be shown off, fortunately in 2016 you can have your tech and...

Techorating your home

When a lifestyle enhancer turns into lifestyle detractor, a chronic annoyance, another piece of technology to manage… You feel duped, like diving headfirst into the wondrous world of Laserdiscs. As a constantly changing industry flooded with buzz words, making your...

Events for Architects

We customize our educational events to address your technological pain points. Lunch & Learn options for AIA credit include Lighting Control Systems, Hiding Technology, Current Home Tech Options, and Green Living.