Staff -- Interior Design, 5/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
"An Amazing Discovery," page 270
design principal: Chris Banks.
completed projects: Teknion in Mount Laurel, New Jersey; Armstrong World Industries in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; the Zone at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Philadelphia; Accenture's Ideas Exchange in Reston, Virginia; Eisner Communications in Baltimore; Deloitte Consulting in Atlanta.
current projects: PBS headquarters; ULLICO in Washington, D.C.; the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia; the Boeing integration center in Crystal City, Virginia.
favorite TV show: Anything on PBS's Mystery!
senior designer: Barbara Noguera-Frye.
completed projects: Discovery Communications creative and technology center in Silver Spring, Maryland; Sunrise Senior Living in McLean, Virginia; Eisner Communications in Baltimore.
current projects: PBS headquarters; ULLICO, Shaw Pittman, and Tishman Speyer Properties, all in Washington, D.C.; the Boeing integration center in Crystal City.
favorite TV show: "Anything my kids are watching."
2020 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006; 202-721-5200; gensler.com.
"Time Out!" page 222
principal: Margaret Helfand, FAIA.
completed projects: DoubleClick and Cnet Networks in New York; the Brooklyn Public Library lobby and café and the Flatbush Branch Library in Brooklyn, New York; Swarthmore College's Kohlberg Hall in Pennsylvania; Automated Trading Desk in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina; a monograph, Margaret Helfand Architects: Essential Architecture (Monacelli Press).
current projects: Time Out Chicago; a science center for Swarthmore College; branch libraries in Connecticut; residences in New York.
honors: Rome Prize.
playtime: "Furnishings are toys for architects. If I love a piece, I'm prepared to be less than totally comfortable."
yoga time: "It helps my day to stand on my head for a while."
552 Broadway, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10012; 212-925-9390; helfandarch.com.
Jensen & Macy Architects
"Brand Identity," page 228
partner: Mark Jensen.
partner: Mark Macy.
completed projects: Kirshenbaum Bond Partners San Francisco, the California College of the Arts graduate studios building, and residences, all in San Francisco; the Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker factory in Berkeley, California; Poppybox Gardens in Portland, Oregon; retail identities for Marks & Spencer lingerie and California Closets.
current projects: A residence in San Francisco, a prefabricated residence in San Antonio Valley, and a mixed-use building in Geyserville, all in California; Fleur de Lys restaurant in Las Vegas.
honors: AIA SF Design Awards for architecture and interior architecture; Best in Show at Interplan Exhibition Design Competition; IDSA Excellence Award.
on the mark: Jensen loves John Kerry.
off the mark: Macy hates George W. Bush.
55 Sumner Street, San Francisco, CA 94103; 415-553-3650; jensen-macy.com.
Kostow Greenwood Architects
"Soaring Ambitions," page 234
principal: Michael Kostow.
principal: Jane Greenwood.
completed projects: The Brooklyn Tabernacle, NBC DesignWorks, MTV Networks, and Barnard College's media center, all in New York.
current projects: The Stapleton branch of the New York Pubic Library; Smart Design in New York; Mad River Post in Los Angeles.
honors: New York Landmarks Conservancy Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award.
her take on him: "Always gives the client what they want."
his take on her: "Always gives the client what they need."
560 Broadway, New York, NY 10012; 212-334-0116.
"Soaring Ambitions," page 234
ceo: Anthony Schirripa.
completed projects: Teachers' Retirement System of the City of New York; EMI Group in New York.
current projects: Apollo Advisors, Hunton & Williams, and Goldman Sachs Group, all in New York.
honors: New York Council Society of American Registered Architects' Design Award.
big books: Reading Dan Brown's Angels & Demons.
small change: Chairing his AIA chapter's finance committee.
39 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011; 212-938-1260.
"Come Together," page 256
design partner: Timothy Johnson.
completed projects: New York State Psychiatric Institute; New York City Transit rail control center.
current projects: A hospital for the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston; waterfront residential complexes in Singapore and Jersey City; a mixed-use development in Fairfield, Connecticut; an office tower in Kuwait City.
honors: A Modern Healthcare Design Award; a civic New York design award; a Progressive Architecture Young Architects Award.
high speed: Johnson is a motor-sports fanatic.
idling: He also reads every Paul Auster book.
85 Fifth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10003; 212-924-9000; nbbj.com.
Perkins & Will
"Soaring Ambitions," page 234
principal: John A. Lijewski, FIIDA.
completed projects: Deloitte & Touche in New York; Swiss Re America in North Castle, New York; Goodrich Corporation in Charlotte, North Carolina.
current projects: Bank of America in Charlotte; Pfizer in New York; PepsiCo bottling in Somers, New York.
honors: IIDA Fellowship and President's Certificate of Appreciation; AIA Honor Award; Institute of Business Designers Award.
phys ed: Enjoys Central Park on foot or Rollerblades.
dramatic arts: Loves theater and opera.
1 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016; 212-251-7000.
Carsten Roth Architekt
"Onward and Upward," page 262
principal: Carsten Roth.
completed projects: A laboratory and a church community center in Hamburg, Germany; a CD production and distribution company in Röbel, Germany.
current projects: Two office buildings and a residence in Hamburg.
automobile conversion: One of Roth's early projects was to transform a 1920's auto plant into lofts and offices.
convertible automobile: Roth is the proud owner of a 1964 Lincoln Continental ragtop. "It's the most rectangular car in the world, the ultimate vehicle for an architect."
10B Rentzelstrasse, 20146 Hamburg, Germany; 49-40-411-70-3-0.
Saguez & Partners
"The Idea Factory," page 248
chairman: Olivier Saguez.
creative director: Bernard Astor.
completed projects: Peugeot showrooms in Paris and Berlin; the Galeries Lafayette Maison home-wares store and three Guy Savoy restaurants in Paris; a concept for Christian Lacroix boutiques in Milan and Bordeaux, France.
current projects: A hotel in Chamonix, France; Petit Bateau global branding and a store concept in Paris and Lille, France; converting a textile factory into a shopping mall in Lodz, Poland.
in the mountains: Saguez is passionate about Chamonix. "There's always something from the Alps in my projects—a bit of pine, a bit of granite."
in the garden: For Astor, gardening is "living architecture." His greatest inspiration? Sissinghurst Castle in the U.K.
14 Rue Palouzié, 93400 Saint-Ouen, France; 33-1-41-66-64-00.
Schmucker und Partner Planungsgesellschaft
"Gold Standard," page 214
partner: Andreas Schmucker.
completed projects: A trauma center and burn unit at a hospital in Berlin; an obstetrics and pediatrics center at another hospital in Berlin; a senior center in Heidelberg, Germany.
current projects: An extension to a school near Heidelberg; a town house and a brewery conversion in Mannheim, Germany.
family: Schmucker and his brother, Lothar, are the third generation to work in the firm, founded by their grandfather in 1932.
professional family: After completing the Volksbank, Schmucker took his project team to the Hotel Jungfrau Wengernalp in the Swiss Alps.
P3, 14 Planken, 68161 Mannheim, Germany; 49-621-107-02-0; schmuckerpartner.de.
Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
"Roll the Dice," page 278
design director of interiors, associate principal: Agatha Habjan.
completed projects: Reuters, the New York Times marketing center, and Sotheby's, all in New York; the Human Resources Administration in Brooklyn, New York.
current projects: The New York City Office of Emergency Management; offices at the New York City Housing Authority.
for better: Habjan is married to Swanke senior architectural designer Scott Habjan.
for worse: "We talk work all the time at home."
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012; 212-226-9696.
Photographers in this issue
Elizabeth Felicella ("Roll the Dice," page 278), 998 Amsterdam Avenue, 4A, New York, NY 10025; 212-662-8039.
Klaus Frahm ("Onward and Upward," page 262), Artur Architekturbilder Agentur, 41 Engelbertstrasse, 50674 Cologne, Germany; 49-221-310-12-44.
Werner Huthmacher ("Gold Standard," page 214), Artur Architekturbilder Agentur, 41 Engelbertstrasse, 50674 Cologne, Germany; 49-221-310-12-44.
Michelle Litvin ("An Amazing Discovery," page 270), 1827 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60608; 312-421-9242; michellelitvin.com.
Michael Moran Photography ("Time Out!" page 222; "Come Together," page 256), 371 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-334-4543; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharon Risedorph ("Brand Identity," page 228), 761 Clementina Street, San Francisco, CA 94103; 415-431-5851.
Adam Snyder ("Roll the Dice," page 278), 75 Third Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231; 718-625-0130.
Paul Warchol ("An Amazing Discovery," page 270; "Roll the Dice," page 278), 224 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013; 212-431-3461.
Adrian Wilson ("Soaring Ambitions," page 234), 50 South Fourth Street, 203, Brooklyn, NY 11211; 718-599-1344; interiorphotography.net.
Designers in walk-through
AFSO ("Shanghai by Night," page 76), Fairmont House, Unit 2001, 8 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong; 852-2523-6998.
Feldmann + Schultchen Design ("X Marks the Spot," page 94), 6 Rehmstrasse, 22299 Hamburg, Germany; 49-40-510000; fsdesign.de.
GoodmanCharlton ("Dry Martinis 90210," page 106), 46 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012; 212-673-9797.
(M)Arch. ("Salon to the Stars," page 102), 3006 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310-664-0651; marchstudio.com.
Rogers Marvel Architects ("Kate Spade Goes to Washington," page 84), 145 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013; 212-941-6718.
Photographers in walk-through
Felix Borkenau ("X Marks the Spot," page 94), Artur Architekturbilder Agentur, 41 Engelbertstrasse, 50674 Cologne, Germany; 49-221-310-12-44.
John Butlin ("Shanghai by Night," page 76), Unit A, 3rd Floor, 14 Saint Francis Street, Wanchai, Hong Kong; 852-9186-3076.
David Joseph ("Kate Spade Goes to Washington," page 84), Hillary Aiges Represents, 212-247-2992.
Michael Kleinberg Photography ("Dry Martinis 90210," page 106), 301 West 57th Street, 18G, New York, NY 10019; 917-568-3486; email@example.com.
Craig Rizzo ("Salon to the Stars," page 102), 8082 West Melinda Lane, Peoria, AZ 85382; 623-229-2531.
Andrew Song ("Salon to the Stars," page 102), 4216 Aralia Road, Altadana, CA 91001; 626-296-6555.
Designers in workplace
Beckson Design Associates ("Call in a Temp," page 190), 933 North La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038; 323-874-6144.
Cho Slade Architecture ("Blurring the Boundaries," page 178), 367 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10009; 212-677-6380.
Eastlake Studio ("How Sweet It Is," page 194), 435 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3100, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-527-0200; eastlakestudio.com.
G.A. Design International ("Breaking News From the BBC," page 198), Lyme House Studios, 30-31 Lyme Street, London NW1 0EE; 44-20-7482-0054.
Reddymade Design ("Investing in Lever House," page 186), 270 Lafayette Street, Suite 1001, New York, NY 10012; 212- 625-2099.
SKB Architecture and Design ("An Open Office," page 172), 1818 N Street NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036; 202-332-2434.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill ("An Open Office," page 172), 2001 K Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006; 202-367-2600.
Photographers in workplace
Peter Aprahamian ("Breaking News From the BBC," page 198), 30 Nelson Road, London N8 9RU; 44-20-7263-7122.
Steve Hall ("How Sweet It Is," page 194), Hedrich Blessing, 11 West Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60610; 312-321-1151.
John Linden ("Call in a Temp," page 190), 21820 De La Luz Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91364; 818-888-8544; johnlindenphotographs.com.
Jordi Miralles Photograph ("Blurring the Boundaries," page 178), 195 bis Cartellà, 08031 Barcelona, Spain; 34-93-420-98-25.
Joan Mundó ("In the Shadow of Gaudí," page 182), 4143 Calle Servet, 3rd Floor, Puerta 1, 08030 Barcelona, Spain; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ron Solomon Photography ("An Open Office," page 172), 149 West Montgomery Street, Baltimore, MD 21230; 410-539-0403; ronsolomonphoto.com.
Photographer in centerfold
Guillaume Guerin ("The Pleasure Principle," page 208), 5 Rue de l'Hôpital Saint-Louis, 75010 Paris, France; 33-1-53-19-16-02; email@example.com.
Stylist in centerfold
Patricia Parinejad ("The Pleasure Principle," page 208), firstname.lastname@example.org.
The image that opened "Design 2003" (December, page 77) was Menta, a gelatin silver print by Mona Kuhn. She is represented by the Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco.
Dean Larkin Design was the architect for the Tufenkian Carpets showroom in "Flooring" (February, page 105). In the same story, the Elizabeth Eakins image showed the Birdseye pattern from the Drugget collection.
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair, featured in "Market" (April, page 93), ran May 15 to 18.