Elevating the Tenant Experience with Air Porches
During the COVID-19 global pandemic, buildings faced an unprecedented need for access to fresh air. We developed a solution allowing tenants to install air porches for a private outdoor experience.
Crafting a Stone Mural
Pickard Chilton designed a feature stone wall to set the tone for the recently completed Avocet Tower and AC Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland. The harmonious integration of natural wood and stone adds to the elegance and hospitality lobby.
Reflections on the 51st Annual NOMA Conference: Part III
The way to a more equitable community is through addressing the needs of the neighborhood and the underserved.
Pickard Chilton architectural designers Deep Chaniara and Mary Le write about their experience at the NOMA National Conference: Unplugged. The final part of this series, originally published in NOMA Connecticut Intersections in the 2022 Q4 newsletter, discusses the ways that the architecture community aims to record and manage inequality going forward.
Originally published in NOMA Connecticut's Intersections in the 2022 Q4 newsletter. As part of Pickard Chilton's efforts for a more equitable and diverse community, we released their publication in a three-part series: read the first and second parts.
Reflections on the 51st Annual NOMA Conference: Part II
Originally published in NOMA Connecticut's Intersections in the 2022 Q4 newsletter. As part of Pickard Chilton's efforts for a more equitable and diverse community, we are releasing their publication in a five-part series: read the first part, Finding My People.
Third Place: A Space for Community
While the concept of a communal space is not new, the term "Third Place" is. Defined in 1989 by sociologist Ray Oldenburg, Third Place is considered to be a home away from home.
Reflections on the 51st Annual NOMA Conference
As Pickard Chilton continues to pursue a more diverse and equitable environment for ourselves and our profession, we selected two individuals to attend the annual NOMA National Conference. Deep Chaniara and Mary Le were sponsored to represent the studio at the 51st NOMA National Conference: "Unplugged." Upon their return, Mary and Deep wrote about their experiences at the conference.
Originally published in NOMA Connecticut's Intersections in the 2022 Q4 newsletter, we will release Deep and Mary's reflections in a three-part series.