Urban Quotient

Harlem Dowling Progress – Metal Panel Rainscreen



With the brick mostly complete, installation of  the metal panel rainscreen system in now underway along West 127th Street. The metal z-clips have been installed which holds the stone wool cavity insulation in place. Next the finish metal panels will be attached to the z-clips followed by the window surrounds and final details.

MARCH 29, 2016 10:10 AM

UNCC Graduate Architecture Students participate in a multi-year studio project with Urban Quotient 



One of the firm’s current projects is a large planning study in the Bronx which includes facility design for the New York Police Department and large scale public/private mixed-use development. After the first phase of the planning study was presented to City Hall last September, it has been circulating between the city’s housing department, city planning, and the police department. While we wait for government due diligence and approvals, UQ teamed up with Professor Jeffrey Nesbit of UNC Charlotte to create a multi-year studio curriculum for graduate students in architecture. The students, who visited the site in March, will conduct background research on the site and will develop proposals for a parking facility and community center that is also a model of urban coastal resiliency. The studio will evolve as the project does with the intention of allowing the students an opportunity to contribute to the eventual plan and design and present their ideas to the City through an edited publication of research.

MARCH 15, 2016 1:13 PM