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New Film Explores the Architecture and Everyday Life of Columbus, Indiana

July 18, 2017

We’re looking forward to the August 4th theatrical release of Columbus, a new film, directed by Kogonada, that celebrates the architectural legacy of Columbus, Indiana. In a glowing review, the New Yorker called the film a “tale of an intellectual blossoming” set amid a “remarkable collection of renowned works of modern architecture.” Our own , designed by Partners and , figures prominently in the film, as do many of the town’s other masterworks, including the IM Pei-designed library and the North Christian Church, designed by Eero Saarinen. Watch the trailer here.

Surface Magazine explores Buffalo and the Hotel Henry

July 12, 2017

“Buffalo’s dynamic architectural past is fueling its transformation,” declares the June/July issue of Surface Magazine. The Richardson Olmsted Campus, a former asylum designed by H.H. Richardson with grounds by Frederick Law Olmsted, in an important part of that heritage. We recently completed the , a boutique hotel and conference center, as the first phase of the redevelopment of this National Historic Landmark. The design of the hotel, led by Partner and Senior Principal , celebrates Richardson’s vast structure. In developing the design, Brockman discovered how much the building means to the people of Buffalo. “In the early stages, we did community meetings, and it filled an auditorium. I knew then that it was more than just a beautiful piece of architecture: There’s a monumental attachment to it,” he told Surface. Read more here.

Deborah Berke Partners Featured in New Book, Out East

June 28, 2017

We are honored that writer Jennifer Ash Rudick has included one of our residential projects in her new book Out East, a richly illustrated volume on the architecture and gardens of the Hamptons. Partners and led the design of the featured project, , which is organized around water views and indoor/outdoor living, and includes a house, pool house, pool, and tennis court. Jennifer will be signing copies of Out East at Book Hampton, another DBP project, on Friday, July 7 at 4 pm. We can’t wait to get a copy!