Site Visit to Escamequita, Nicaragua

La Casa de Fuego y Agua begins construction.  Laura Heim traveled to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua for five days to review the site and stake the footprint of the guest house, respecting the existing site terrain as well as sensitively sequencing the approach and...

Scaffolding covers Upper West Side wine shop

Facade restoration begins this week on Acker Merrall & Condit,  America’s oldest wine shop, located in the Upper West Side / Central Park West Historic District.  Laura Heim designed the restoration of the historic facade including stucco joint lines, color...

The Meat Boutique Opens

Featuring a bold new storefront in deep red, the Meat Boutique opened on April 30th. The traditional form fits in with its neighbors on Queens Boulevard, but also harkens back to Irish precedents. With a traditional long central meat display cabinet and wood stained...

Celebrate Sunnywood Apartments

On Monday, August 29th, the Board of Directors of Woodysun, HDFC, an innovative partnership between Sunnyside Community Services and Woodside on the Move, Inc. hosted a reception to celebrate the preservation of affordable senior housing at Sunnywood Apartments in...

Sunnywood Apartments

Laura Heim Architect PLLC begins the design for the renovation of a 1980’s seven story, 78 unit, senior affordable housing apartment building in Woodside, NY. The project, Sunnywood Apartments , includes a new ground plane design with paving and landscape as...

Site Visit to Escamequita, Nicaragua

In the process of designing a new guest house in an eco-friendly community, The Haciendas at Las Fincas, just south of San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua, Laura Heim traveled there to sensitively site the house respecting views and appropriate solar and wind orientation....