Chinese Architecture Exhibit at the MoMA

My internship and academic work are both significant on my journey to make a meaningful impact in sustainable design. Yet it is sometimes difficult for me to understand their relationship to each other. Renew, Reuse, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China at the Museum of Modern Art showed me how my internship work complements my studies in the Master of Architecture...

Henson Team Outing

Henson Team Outing at the Polonsky Exhibition

The Henson team just visited the new Polonsky Exhibition of The New York Public Library’s Treasures for a fun fall outing! The exhibit features some of the library’s most remarkable manuscripts, artworks, recordings, etc. and is located in the beautifully restored Gottesman Exhibition Hall. In 2015, while working at another firm, Henson’s Associate Principal, Eric Hammarberg, was in the midst of...

Tenement Museum Displays the Transformation of the Lower East Side and Beyond

Tenement Museum Displays the Transformation of the Lower East Side and Beyond

No neighborhood has transformed quite like the Lower East Side. In the 1840s, it was known as Kleindeutschland, or “Little Germany”. In the 1920s, it was the center of Jewish immigrant culture. In the 1970s, parts of the neighborhood became Chinatown with the arrival of Chinese immigrants. Today, it is a predominantly Puerto Rican and Dominican community. The neighborhood holds...