galvanized steel, cedar soffit, hand-carved buddha head
Ocean Restaurant Dining Room
An undulating ceiling evokes the rhythm of the sea in this award-winning restaurant interior.
Science on a Sphere (SOS) Exhibit Space
Custom steel railing around sphere.
Lighting design; Lutron controls.
1. belonging or pertaining to the origin or beginning of something, or to a thing at its beginning: The book still has its original binding.
2. new; fresh; inventive; novel: an original way of advertising.
3. arising or proceeding independently of anything else: an original view of history.
4. capable of or given to thinking or acting in an independent, creative, or individual manner: an original thinker.
5. created, undertaken, or presented for the first time: to give the original performance of a string quartet.
Private Office Interior - Allentown, PA
Visitors are greeted by the immense glass walled conference room as they enter this award-winning office interior. The floors were simply refurbished, while the patina of aged plaster on the rear wall of the conference room was preserved as-is.
OK Auto 4WD & Tire
Sometimes it's awesome when you just blow away your client's pre-conceived expectations. OK Auto is a wicked cool biz, which deserves a wicked cool building.
1. of or pertaining to present and recent time; not ancient or remote: modern city life.
2. characteristic of present and recent time; contemporary; not antiquated or obsolete: modern viewpoints.
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of contemporary styles of art, literature, music, etc., that reject traditionally accepted or sanctioned forms and emphasize individual experimentation and sensibility.
Office Building Refurbishment
All furniture copyright R+D Architecture.
This is one of our favorite projects, because we just love this organization and its people. This wasn't one of our bigger, splashier projects, but every detail mattered...to us and to them!
That's his name. Hanging out in front of the new place, a few year's back. RIP, Dog. You were a good friend.
We wanted to explore that tenuous distinction between inside and outside, right where they really converge - the front door. Did we tell you the door mat says "leave"?
1. capable of being supported or upheld, as by having its weight borne from below.
2. pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual reuse: sustainable agriculture. Aquaculture is a sustainable alternative to overfishing.
3. able to be maintained or kept going, as an action or process: a sustainable negotiation between the two countries.
4. able to be confirmed or upheld: a sustainable decision.
5. able to be supported as with the basic necessities or sufficient funds: a sustainable life.
Literally. We made the pool a giant table, or chair, or dance platform, or really anything other than a hole in the ground. What's really going on here is an incredibly structured space posing as an ad-hoc one.
Outdoor Living, part deux
Yes, that is the shower.
Loft Apartment Condominium, Eastonian
Honestly, we just asked the question "what kind of space would I want?" and then we just drew it up. Apparently, others thought is was pretty cool, too.
Ryan designed and built this playhouse for charity. You can buy one. Call us.
R+D ARCHITECTURE is the leading design-driven firm in the Lehigh Valley, serving Easton, Bethlehem, Allentown, and the surrounding Pennsylvania and New Jersey region. Specialties include commercial, residential, sustainable design, and custom furniture and fittings.