GW Featured In Healthcare Design Mag: Creating A New Vision At Vocational Rehabilitation Center by Maddy Carter

GW Featured In Healthcare Design Mag: Creating A New Vision At Vocational Rehabilitation Center

Located at the 37-acre Center on Blindness camp in New Hempstead, N.Y., the new Vocational Rehabilitation Center allows newly blind (called “trainees”) to live in a sequestered environment for a few months where, with the support of specialized staff and other adults with vision loss, they’re able to focus on adjusting to blindness and learn independent living and job skills.

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Case Study: 29 Green Street - A Former Cast-Iron Gem Regains Its Original Beauty by Maddy Carter

Case Study: 29 Green Street - A Former Cast-Iron Gem Regains Its Original Beauty

In 2013, Gertler & Wente Architects proposed plans to New York City’s Landmark Preservation Commission to restore 29 Green Street. The original 19th century 4-story building lost its top two floors sometime between 1878 and 1974, to an unfortunate fire. Larry Wente proposed a design to the LPC that included adding three new floors and a fourth floor set back 15 feet to keep with the architectural design of the neighborhood.

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What Does LEED Certification Really Mean? by Maddy Carter

What Does LEED Certification Really Mean?

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized green building certification system used to verify that a building or community was designed using strategies that improve energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.

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Welcome by Maddy Carter

Welcome

After weeks of planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website and the official Gertler and Wente Architects blog!!

We have created this space to share weekly insights, exclusive new projects, and discuss what we’re observing in the exciting world of architecture.

Happy Browsing!