Author: Jorge Fontan AIA

About Jorge Fontan AIA

Author Jorge Fontan AIA

This post was written by Jorge Fontan, a Registered Architect and owner of Fontan Architecture.

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Kinetic Architecture

Kinetic Architecture Building Design

Kinetic Architecture means buildings or building components that move. These can be large scale operable elements or smaller scale components.   Kinetic Architecture   Kinetic Architecture Building Design Below is a video animation of a Kinetic Architecture Concept I designed.   [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXnW_sIlNas[/embedyt]   Kinetic Architecture Concept This building design is a conceptual project inspired...

New Townhouse Design

New Townhouse Designs NYC

Below are a few of our New Townhouse Designs for New York City.   New Townhouse Design    Manhattan Townhouse Brooklyn Townhouse   New Manhattan Townhouse This townhouse was meant to be a modern green townhouse design to maintain a contextual scale and feel. This townhouse has a green roof. The...

NYC Residential Architects

NYC Residential Architects

Fontan Architect is a Residential Architecture Firm in NYC. We work on all types of residential projects including apartment renovations, townhouse renovations, new houses, and new townhouses. Below are a few examples of some of our residential architecture projects in NYC.   NYC Residential Architects   BK Apartment Combination The...

Green Architect NYC

Green Architect NYC

Green architecture is another way of saying sustainable architecture. If you are looking to build green in NYC you will want to hire a Green architect in NYC who understands sustainable design and construction.   Green Architect NYC NYCECC Passive House Sustainable Design Best Practices   NYCECC The NYCECC is...

NYC Kitchen Architect

NYC Kitchen Architect

Fontan Architecture is an architecture firm in NYC. We work on all types of projects including interior renovations from major gut renovations to small kitchen renovations. In this post we will discuss a few things you should know and show you some projects in NYC...

Brooklyn Residential Architect

Brooklyn Residential Architects

Fontan Architecture is an architecture firm in New York City. We work in all boroughs, but this post specifically shows some of our projects as Brooklyn Residential Architects providing full architectural services.   Brooklyn Residential Architects   Brooklyn Heights Apartment Renovation & Combination Brooklyn Townhouse Renovation New Construction...

Development Architect NYC

Development Architect NYC

New York City is a complicated place for property development. NYC Zoning and Building codes are complicated as well as filing protocols. A property development architect in NYC should be familiar with NYC Zoning, Building Codes, Protocols, Construction Methods, and of course building design.   Property Development...

Passive House Architect New York

Passive House Architects New York

A Passive House Architect can help you build a passive house by reducing energy usage and costs. Passive house has five key areas: high quality insulation, air tight construction, high quality windows, energy recovery, and solar heat management. Passive House Design is about the thermal...

Retail Architects NYC

Retail Architects NYC

You will need to hire an architect if you are looking to do a retail renovation in NYC or convert a space into retail. Either way you will need the help of an architect. Retail Architects in NYC can help you with permits, inspections, code...