Queens Plaza 

Elmhurst Library

Duane Street Live Work Loft

Children’s Museum

Outdoor Classrooms

Waverly Roof Terrace

Horticultural Society Headquarters

Park Tower Penthouse Terrace

PS1 Bergen School Library


Greenbranches Learning Gardens

Bolton Landing Studio Residence

New Stapleton Waterfront

Backyard Studio Building

EIbs Pond Park

Park Slope Brownstone Renovation

Movement on Main

Watts Street Loft

Villagio San Domenico

Jacob Riis Community Center

Metro Crossroads

Central Park Duplex

The projects included here demonstrate MPA’s multidisciplinary expertise in architecture, urban design, and landscape.  Our attention to multiple scales ensures that a project resonates from its larger urban context to its smallest detail.  The following lists are organized according to client type – urban, institutional, and residential/commercial.

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Queens Plaza Bicycle & Pedestrian Improvement Project, w/ WRT, Queens // PDF
New Stapleton Waterfront Park, w/ WRT, Staten Island  //  PDF
Metro Crossroads, w/ Archipelago, Manhattan (Streetscape Master Plan) // PDF
‘Performance Shed,’ urbanSHED Design Competition (Exhibited Entry) // PDF
Multimodal Garage (Proposal) // PDF

‘Glass City Thresholds,’ Toledo ArtNet Gateway Competition (First Prize) // PDF

Fresh Meadows Park & Green Wall, w/HSNY, Queens (Feasibility Study)
Thresholds of Eibs Pond Park, Staten Island (Project)
Roy Wilkins Environmental Classroom, Queens // PDF
Eibs Pond Park Environmental Classroom, Staten Island // PDF
Strategic Plan for Eibs Pond Park // PDF
‘Highline Sublime,’ Designing the Highline Competition (Honorable Mention) // PDF
New Housing New York (Competition)
Hell’s Kitchen Strategic Plan & Javits Park, Manhattan
National Art & Design Competition for Street Trees (First Prize)
Villagio San Domenico, Udine, Italy
Study of Big Box Development, Mid-Bronx Industrial District, Bronx
Elevated Train Stations, Raised Park and Urban Garden, Hatta-Nagoya, Japan // PDF
Brown Boveri Office Complex, Stamford CT (Master Plan)
Boston City Hall Plaza Design Competition, Boston MA
Reclamation Park Pathways, Boston MA (Installation) // PDF
Albany Mall Installation, Empire State Plaza, Albany NY

Children’s Museum Environmental Structures, Staten Island // PDF
Elmhurst Community Library, Queens // PDF
GreenBranches Library Learning Gardens (Whitestone, Stone Avenue, and Brooklyn Heights branches), w/ HSNY, Brooklyn and Queens // PDF
Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat, Terraced Walkways, Staten Island
Headquarters for Horticultural Society + ASLA, Manhattan // PDF
Casal Monastero School, Rome (Finalist)
Weatherhead Institute, Columbia University, Manhattan (Feasibility Study)
PS1 Bergen School Library, Brooklyn // PDF
Mariners’ Harbor Community Center, NYCHA (Finalist)
Rikers Island Carpentry Academy, for the Horticultural Society of New York
Jacob Riis Houses Community Center, Manhattan (in association w/ WASA)
China Institute Garden Passage, Manhattan (Feasibility Study)
House of Ruth KIDSPACE Playground and Children’s Walk, Washington, D.C.
Edmund Burke School Addition + Outdoor Spaces, Washington, D.C.
Ecole Bilingue Expansion, Cambridge, MA (Feasibility Study)
Pre-Fab Town Center Quarabulli-Tripoli, Libya (SM w/ Macola Redini Valle)
Pre-Fab School System for Valdadige, Verona, Italy (SM w/ Macola Redini Valle)

Park Slope Brownstone Addition, Brooklyn
West Village Penthouse, West Village // PDF
Prince Street Penthouse and Roof Terrace, Soho (Conceptual Design)
Hanover Square Atrium, Financial District (Conceptual Design)
London Terrace Apartment, Manhattan
Penthouse and Roof Terrace at The Granite Building, Pittsburgh, PA
Duane Street Live Work Loft, Tribeca // PDF
Backyard Building, Boulder, CO // PDF
Watts Street Loft, Tribeca // PDF
Hudson Street Loft, Tribeca
Mill Basin Gazebo, Brooklyn
East 13th Street Mini-Loft, Manhattan
Vroom Restaurant + Pocket Park, Manhattan
Designer’s Saturday Entry Gate, Jacob Javits Center, Manhattan
De Plano Design Inc, Clock Floor at the Met-Life Tower, Manhattan
IMRS Offices, Stamford, CT
Children’s Furniture Collection, Milan, Italy
Eraclit Office Building, Portomarghera, Italy
Townhouse Renovation and Extension, Manhattan
West 67th Street Historic Residence, Central Park West
De Plano House and Gardens, Fairfield, CT
Donnenfeld Loft, Financial District
Studio Legale Bisconti at the Crown Building, Fifth Avenue
Mountain House Addition, Forni di Sopra, Italy
Century Building Duplex Residence, Central Park West
Part Tower Penthouse, Park Avenue // PDF
Lobby and Offices Renovation, NYC
Radio-Television of Spain, Manhattan
Townhouse Renovation and Extension, Manhattan (as Trans-Building Inc)
East 65th St Townhouse Renovation, Manhattan (as Trans-Building Inc)
Mezzogiorno Ristorante, Soho
Villagio San Domenico, Udine, Italy
Fuller Building Retail Shops Master Plan, Midtown Manhattan (SM w/ Rafael Vinoly)
Prada Flagship Store, Midtown Manhattan (SM w/ Rafael Vinoly)
Ferragamo Executive Offices, Manhattan (SM w/ Rafael Vinoly)

About MPA

MPA’s multidisciplinary design practice, rooted in the strengths and sensibilities of its partners, spans architecture, landscape, and urban design, enabling us to mine the rich and often unseen potentials of a project and site.


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