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Embodied Wisdom: TAG Talk

It’s hot out there! As the climate becomes more extreme, we need inspiration for keeping ourselves comfortable more than ever. On Thursday, July 18, Cory Rouillard, Henson’s Preservation Architect, will share a global survey of traditional strategies for thermal comfort, durability, and resilience with an audience in the UK. Join the UK-based Traditional Architecture Group and INTBAU UK for Cory’s

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Peter Zambelletti, CPHD

Peter, a Project Manager at Henson Architecture, recently completed training through the Passive House Network and passed the Passive House Institute exam, earning this prestigious qualification. He is the fourth member of the Henson team to achieve this distinction.

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Passive House Retrofit Tour

Have you ever seen a Passive House retrofit during construction? Henson’s brownstone retrofit of the French Merchants’ House is nearing completion. Before all the interior finishes are buttoned up, this is the time to see many of the hidden details that make a Passive House so clean, comfortable, quiet, and energy efficient. Jane Sanders and Matthew Radune gave a tour

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Awards & Recognition

Our award-winning architecture firm provides direct access to our principal, and dedicated service from our team of architects and project managers, many of which have sustainability-driven credentials.

Historic Preservation

With experience on over 100 historic buildings in and around New York City, we use a practical approach to preservation and restoration with a sensitivity to each structure’s past.

Sustainable Design

From design through completion, we integrate aesthetics, budget, and code considerations to revive old buildings and construct new ones that are both functional, beautiful, and sustainable.

Technical Assessment

Henson team members have been performing inspections for the city’s Facade Inspection & Safety Program since the first cycle in 1980-1982. We provide recommendation reports and filing services.

About Us

Founded in 2003, we have completed thousands of preservation projects throughout the tri-state area as well as throughout the East Coast.

Henson Architecture advances the field of preservation through a hands-on approach to craftsmanship and traditional building practices as demonstrated in our award-winning, nationally recognized projects. In response to the global climate crisis and emerging technologies, Henson Architecture is transforming the practice of retrofitting existing and historic buildings as a means towards carbon reduction.

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