Caesura is a mixed-use, mixed-income building in the heart of the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District. The building includes space for The Center for Fiction and Mark Morris Dance Group – new cultural uses that enrich and diversify the district. Above the cultural base, a mix of 123 affordable and market-rate apartments accommodate a range of modern urban households. Each unit has been carefully laid out to create light-filled spaces with high-quality finishes and thoughtful furnishing options. A rich array of social and amenity spaces enhance the residential experience, while extensive glazing at the lower floors highlight the available cultural components and activates the pedestrian experience. In-set balconies and double-height terraces articulate the upper base and tower. Designed to meet LEED Gold criteria, the refined modern building complements the surrounding context with a scale and massing that reflects and enhances the neighboring buildings. This project is designed in association with Bernheimer Architecture.

 

AWARDS
SARA National—Design Honor Award
Urban Land Institute—Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable & Workforce Housing Award Finalist

 

ARTICLES
Architect’s Newspaper, Brooklyn Cultural Experiment
The New York Times, Micro Units That come With a Lending Library

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