Fast Company Names Top 10 Most Innovative Practices in Architecture

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Fast Company has announced who they believe to be the most innovative practices in architecture for 2014. Topping this list is ’s SHoP Architects who has gone from “boutique to big commissions in only a few years.” See who made the list after the break and let us know who you believe is the world’s most innovative firms in the comment section below.

The Tower House / Gluck+

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Architects: Gluck+
Location: Upstate, ,
Project Team: Peter L. Gluck, Thomas Gluck, David Hecht, Marisa Kolodny, A.B. Moburg-Davis
Area: 2545.0 ft2
Year: 2012
Photographs: Paul Warchol, Courtesy of Gluck+

Pool Pavilion / GLUCK+

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Architects: GLUCK+
Location: Lake George, , USA
Project Team: Shannon Bambenek, Richard Bednarczyk, John D’Agnone, Peter L. Gluck, Charlie Kaplan, Eric Schaefer, Robert Wall, Douglas Weibel
Year: 2009
Photographs: Paul Warchol, Amy Barkow, Erik Freeland

The East Harlem School / GLUCK+

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Architects: GLUCK+
Location: 309 East 103rd Street, , NY 10029, USA
Design Team: Shannon Bambenek, Kees Brinkman, Kathy Chang, Steven Chen, A.B. Moburg-Davis, Marc Gee, Peter L. Gluck, Bethia Liu, Jill Reinecke , Elaine Sun, Stacie Wong
Area: 27800.0 ft2
Year: 2008
Photographs: Erik Freeland, Theo Morrison

Lakeside Retreat / GLUCK+

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Architects: GLUCK+
Location: , NY, USA
Design Team: Kees Brinkman, Holly Chacon, Kathy Chang, Steven Chen, Christopher Farnum, Peter L. Gluck, Charles Greenwald, Bethia Liu, Adam Manrique, Joseph Morin, Eric Schaefer
Year: 2010
Photographs: Paul Warchol, Courtesy of

Construction Begins on NYC’s First Prefab Steel and Concrete Residential Development

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Prefabrication has long been heralded as a possible way to infill New York’s vacant sites; however, it has only recently become a solid practical solution rather than an experimental concept. Riding the crest of the wave of new prefabricated housing is GLUCK+ (formerly Peter Gluck & Partners), in collaboration with developers Jeffrey Brown and Kimberly Frank. Together they have begun construction on one of ’s first prefabricated steel and concrete residential buildings.

Read more about this and New York’s recent wave of prefabricated buildings after the break…

Urban Townhouse / GLUCK+

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Architects: GLUCK+
Location: , USA
Project Team: Guido Furlanello, Peter L. Gluck, Thomas Gluck, Jason Kreuzer, Scott Scales, Jeff Straesser, Robert Holton, Shlomit Levav, AB Moburg-Davis, Jason Walls
Structural Engineer: Robert Silman Associates P.C.
Mep Engineer: Rodkin Cardinale Consulting Engineers P.C.
Year: 2009
Photographs: Raimund Koch, Erik Freeland