SERVICES - Full Service Architecture & Passive House
Paul A. Castrucci, Architect is a full service architectural firm, proficient in all phases of the design/construction process. We oversee projects from inception through construction completion, working with our clients to balance the competing interests of quality, budget, and schedule. Our expertise includes services in:
Ultra Low Energy Use Building Design methodologies including Passive House, LEED, Green Enterprise, and Net Zero.
Energy Modeling and Building Science.
Daylighting and Acoustics.
Consultation to obtain incentives for sustainable practices (grants, tax incentives, Green Zoning bonuses).
Deep Energy Retrofits
NYC Green Deal - Low Carbon Building
Code and Zoning Analysis
Zoning Analysis for complex developments & Air Right Transfer.
Code Interpretation and Determinations.
In-House Expediting Services.
Approvals and certifications from the Department of Buildings (DOB), Department of City Planning (DCP), Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), and NYC Fire Department, DEP, HPD, and Loft Board.
Design and Visualization Services, from Schematic to Construction Documents, including energy analysis
Bidding and Negotiation services including contractor recommendations.
Construction Administration Services with an emphasis on hands-on approach and client representation.
Urban Design and Landscaping
New Building, Adaptive Reuse, Loft Conversion, Landmarks, Gut Renovation, and Interior Renovation Small Scale (Less than 1000 SF) to Medium/Large Scale (50,000 sf).
Residential (Single/Two family, Loft Buildings and Multiple Dwellings).
Commercial (Commercial Interiors, Galleries/Artists Studios, Restaurant Interiors, Industrial).
Cultural Facilities (Performing Arts Spaces, Exhibition Spaces and Education Facilities).
Affordable Housing, New Housing Development Sites (RFP NYCHPD, NYCHDC, and NYCHA)