Gans Studio

Gans Studio: New York

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Gans studio's executed projects include industrial and graphic design, and architecture. Their continuing work on alternative forms of housing includes disaster relief housing for Kosovo, which won an international competition and a subsequent grant for development, and a transitional housing system for Common Ground Community. They are currently participating in a community based planning and design project for New Orleans East funded by HUD that will culminate in the construction of a model block.

They also have as part of their portfolio a series of single family residences built in Maine, Connecticut and New York State, and a variety of commercial projects, restaurants and apartments in New York. Commissioned by the School Construction Authority of New York, their patented workbox "next generation school desk" is included in the permanent collection of the New York Historical Society. They are currently involved in the master plan for the Graham School in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York including new dormitories and a cafeteria.

Their design work has been widely published and exhibited at IFA Paris, RIBA London, The Rosenbach Museum Philadelphia, The Van Alen Institute, The Architectural League of New York, and The Venice Biennial 2008.

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Image Credit: Proposal, Queens Plaza Competition, 2004