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Feb 14 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Architecture-inspired messages that convey the spirit of the holiday, from our creative friends at Arch Daily and Architectural Record

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Dec 19 2016

You Bring Us Joy!

Happy holidays from all of us at Hausman! It is a known fact that we take take them very seriously. Not! As you can see from our end-of-year greeting card, we celebrate them with gusto! Click HERE to see a gallery of our cards from years past.  

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Jul 21 2016

Five Weekend Diversions for Architects and Designers

If your summer days aren’t quite as lazy as you’d like, and taking a full-fledged vacation is not in the picture, don’t worry—we’ve compiled a short list of simple day-trip destinations that can refresh you just as much as a week on the beach. All of our suggested sites are homes and/or studios of artists, […]

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Jul 6 2016

Away From It All

July is the month when vacation season starts in earnest. Temperatures climb, work weeks shorten (if you’re lucky), and the beach beckons. We’ve rounded up some architecturally auspicious summer homes by the shore (perhaps you’ll recognize a few of them) where we’d be very happy to while away a few days.   Designed by John […]

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May 27 2016

Sneak Peaks

We wrap up our month-long look at nature and architecture with a look at one of the newest public parks in New York City. Designed by West 8 landscape architects, the Hills on Governors Island are scheduled to open on July 19—but we’ve got a secret to share with you. Over the course of Memorial […]

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May 17 2016

Architecture in Bloom

In an extension—logical or otherwise—of last week’s post on green architecture, today we’re taking a look at buildings that cite nature as a design influence, as well as at a few structures whose purpose is to provide shelter for collections of exotic fauna.   An abstracted lotus blossom gives form to the ArtScience Musuem in […]

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May 11 2016

Going for the Green

The showers of April have continued—all too vigorously, for some tastes—into May. While this soggy state of affairs can dampen the human spirit, it’s great weather for green architecture. Here’s a mix of built and conceptual projects that we find particularly uplifting on rainy spring days.   The Moesgaard Museum by Henning Larsen Architects features […]

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Dec 18 2015

Fun Haus: You Bring Us Joy! Hausman’s holiday cards

Here at Hausman LLC, we take our holidays seriously.  And we seriously love creating fun, memorable holiday cards!  Let’s take a look at our “You Bring Us Joy” series and how it has evolved through the years.  Happy holidays and remember, you do bring us JOY! 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011   2010

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Oct 23 2015

Fun Haus – Haunted Haus Tour

We’ve reached the end of October and it’s time again for costume parties, scary movies, and, our favorite, haunted “Haus”-es! We’ve scanned the globe to locate the coolest and creepiest abodes. As a primer for this post, read this excellent New York Times article on the subject by Patricia Leigh Brown published back in 1987. […]

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Jun 29 2015

FunHaus: A New Way to (Re)View the New Whitney

This post is the first in our new series “FunHaus” where we explore the people, places, and things we love.  Enter the FunHaus!  “A new standard for online journalism,” commented Bencharif on the The New York Times’ review of the new Whitney Museum. We couldn’t agree more. The review, if that’s still the right word […]

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