Windows: Enhancing Your View and Your Efficiency

Windows: Enhancing Your View and Your Efficiency

Many building owners are not aware of the changes in laws and codes surrounding energy efficiency. In May, the New York City 2020 Energy Conservation Code went into effect and many typical replacement windows no longer meet the current code requirements. Before you take the time to install new windows, it is a good idea to consult with experts that...

Injection Connection - Using Urethane Injection Grout to Save the Foundation of a Historic Building

Injection Connection – Using Urethane Injection Grout to Save the Foundation of a Historic Building

When the construction of a new condominium had compromised the structural integrity and waterproof qualities of the neighboring 120-year-old foundation wall, Scott Henson Architect was contacted to assist and monitor the experts repairing it to stabilize and prevent further damage. It was determined that, over time, cracks had developed throughout the foundation walls of the building leading to water infiltration damage,...

Scott Henson Architect Names Eric Hammarberg as Associate Principal

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...

Scott Henson Architect Names Jane Sanders as Director of Sustainability

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...