News

& Updates

Stay up to date with our current projects, announcements and more.

Jun 24, 2024

Friend and photographer Hide Abe visited the studio after shooting three of our recently completed projects. He captured our team collaborating and also documented some quiet wo...

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May 24, 2024

The new windows are being installed at the Machinery & Engineering Building located within the historic Clinton Hill campus. As the clock ticks, more windows are being replaced,...

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May 10, 2024

Yesterday evening, we celebrated with our client, Queens Community House at the ribbon-cutting for the Forest Hills Community Center. We fully renovated this 1970's building in...

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Apr 19, 2024

Our studio had the opportunity to host architecture students from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Guided by program alumni and current MAD Designers Tais Carrasquillo Fl...

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Apr 16, 2024

An architect has the opportunity to transform everyday spaces into something more. For over two decades, one of our Senior Associates, Hilda Cohen, AIA has been working & advoca...

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Mar 26, 2024

The design team visited Bentley at their showroom located at 91 5th Avenue. We learned about new product lines and Bentley's furthering of sustainability in their manufacturing...

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Mar 07, 2024

As part of our firm's relocation late last year, we finally came around to hold an open studio event at our new home located at 244 5th Avenue. If you weren't able to make it,...

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Mar 04, 2024

Funding by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards will allow QCH to serve better quality and nutritious meals for many years to come. Our design team is currently working on...

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Feb 09, 2024

We have completed our first project at the Mt. Sinai - Icahn School of Medicine

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Feb 02, 2024

This week we secured NYC Landmark's Preservation Commission approval for the new rooftop playground that we designed for SSCA. The school is located within the historic neighbor...

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Dec 22, 2023

As one year ends, another one begins! Wishing all of our families, friends, colleagues, clients, consultants, builders and vendors an amazing 2024! Hoping everyone can tie a BIG...

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Dec 01, 2023

Our relationship with New York University started in 2007, and today another of our NYU clients is moving into a space that we crafted to suit their specific needs. Working clos...

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Nov 10, 2023

We are usually highlighting our projects on our updates, but this time we want to share even more important news. We are celebrating the NINE years of Senior Proj

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Oct 17, 2023

We are proud to be designing an addition and renovation for the Church of the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen & Pantry. They are celebrating 175 years of worship and service in the C...

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Sep 22, 2023

This past Friday, the Pratt In Rome program celebrated its 50th year. The firm's principal, Juan Matiz was fortunate enough to participate in 1993, when a group of students spen...

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Oct 27, 2022

Proudly sharing a copy of our Client’s newsletter (Queens Community House) that quotes Speaker Nancy Pelosi, referring to our recently completed Forest Hills Community Center as...

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Oct 26, 2022

Last Thursday, some of our team went on a boat ride around Manhattan Island to learn bout the city and its infrastructure. We signed up for an AIANY tour and were led by a guide...

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Nov 18, 2021

Last week we celebrated Veteran's Day. Our team would like to share an update on a project we have designed for Columbia University's Center for Veteran Transition and Integration

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Oct 21, 2021

There has been much discussion regarding the unique opportunity to explore how pre-war office spaces may effectively be converted to residential uses. MAD decided to study the r...

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Jul 23, 2021

MAD just attended the symbolic groundbreaking at the site of our project in Forest Hills, Queens. The Queens Community house is a community center for people of all ages, and th...

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Jun 11, 2021

MAD recently completed construction on the newly relocated Northside Center for Child Development. Integrated within The Carolina, an affordable housing project, built by L&M De...

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May 13, 2021

MAD completed construction on the Columbia University Institute for Cancer Dynamics last year, and was recently given access to the building to photograph the finished space. Th...

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Apr 21, 2021

MAD’s work at this beautiful Albemarle Road Residence in Brooklyn was featured in Architectural Digest: “Workstead, which maintains a footprint in New York City and the Hudson...

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Mar 11, 2021

MAD was represented by our Principal, Juan Matiz, in a panel that served as part of the Columbia Club’s 2021 Re-Imagining Our Lives series. As per their site: 2021: Re-Imagi...

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Feb 19, 2021

On February 19, 2021, Matiz Architecture and Design participated in AIA Discover Architecture’s program, which gathers high school students who are considering potentially pursu...

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