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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Harlem Townhouse Design NYC

Harlem Townhouse Design

Harlem Townhouse Design    The following is a design for a new townhouse in Harlem NYC. This was designed to be a modern take on the NYC Townhouse incorporating modern design, sustainability, and green space. Modern Townhouse Design Sustainable Design Green Space   Modern Townhouse Design The townhouse is a modern...

Special Natural Area District

Special Natural Area District

New York City has four Special Natural Area Districts. These Natural Areas are meant to protect wildlife, aquatic life, plant life and the natural beauty of the designated areas. Special Natural Area Districts in NYC There are four Special Natural Area Districts in NYC: NA-1 Emerson Hill,...

Megastructure Building Design

Megastructure Building Design

A megastructure in architecture is a large scale building or a series of interconnected buildings.   Megastructure Architecture   Megastructure Building Design This megastructure building concept is inspired by the Tower on a Base or Podium Tower building typology. This is a common mixed use building typology where the lower...

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...