Author: Nick Barto

Eric Hammerberg

Scott Henson Architect Names Eric Hammarberg as Associate Principal

Eric Hammarberg is excited to join Scott Henson Architect as Associate Principal and be a critical part of their team consciously connecting historic preservation and sustainability, linked by craftsmanship. “Their hands-on approach to their work - from sensitive use of materials, knowledgeable and inquisitive interaction with the team and sensitivity to client needs - is paramount,” says Eric. “It’s...

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Jane Sanders

Scott Henson Architect Names Jane Sanders as Director of Sustainability

“Designing and living in a Passive House was a transformative experience for me,” says Jane Sanders, new Senior Associate and Director of Sustainability at Scott Henson Architect (SHA). “I was able to prove that beyond the energy savings, designing for sustainability can transform urban living. I live on a busy block in Brooklyn and the quiet, filtered fresh air, and...

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New York Building

Compliance With Building Regulations in New York City

Buildings larger than 25,000 square feet that are higher than 6 stories need to comply with two sets of regulations in New York City. The new Building Emissions Law that is part of the Climate Mobilization Act requires buildings larger than 25,000 square feet to reduce their emissions 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2050. This will drive the overall reduction...

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The Benefits of Incorporating Sustainable Building Strategies into Mixed-Use Designs

The Benefits of Incorporating Sustainable Building Strategies into Mixed-Use Designs

As our awareness of natural resource limitations continues to grow, the advantages of sustainable building strategies and their incorporation into mixed-use designs becomes increasingly important. Mixed use design fosters integration and density with two or more residential, commercial, cultural institutional, and/or industrial uses. Efficient building strategies are those that make highly productive use of natural resources and drive benefits for...

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