Surf House in T The New York Times Style Magazine

May 18, 2017

“In New Yorkers’ Vacation Homes, Less is More” – Hannah Goldfield

With their longtime friend, the architect Tommy Ryan, the couple set out to create a home that encompassed the whitewashed Scandinavian aesthetic that they favor, inspired by McManus’s self-described “obsession” with the design and color palette of the nearby Parrish Museum (her company, a fashion consultancy, is called Parish) and by the history of the area. Ryan, who once worked for the architect Richard Meier, notes that in the 70’s, Meier and his contemporaries designed Hampton’s homes not unlike this one: “Simple, small wood houses that had bold cubist forms.” – Hannah Goldfield

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Surf House in “Surf Shack: Laid-Back Living by the Water” Nina Freudenberger

May 5, 2017

What started as a face-lift – like so many renovations do – turned into a taken to the studs, eighteen-month rehab. For inspiration, they spent a lot of time looking at what Richard Meier was doing in the sixties: “Small wood homes with very strong, geometric shapes, all painted one color,” says Thomas, a Meier protégé himself. But rather than Meier’s typical shade of choice, white, Maria wanted something that complemented the landscape, which is how they landed on the sooty, matte black exterior.” – Heather Summerville

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Surf House featured as The Modern House: House of the Day

April 23, 2017

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Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery in the SF Chronicle

February 3, 2017

“Good Things in threes: New S.F. Galleries Bloom” Charles Desmarais

It is the midsize Adrian Rosenfeld, that takes the prize for both innovation and intellectual substance. Even from the front door, at 1150 25th Street, the look of the place tells the visitor that this is something different, and serious. – Charles Desmarais

Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery in T The New York Times Style Magazine

January 11, 2017

“A Guide to America’s Next Great Art Neighborhood” – Julie Baumgardner

This Saturday, Rosenfeld will unveil the inaugural show in an ambitious slate of programming that will see him partner with other global art dealers to develop unique projects in a space only lit by natural light. “We’re our own thing,” Rosenfeld says of the Dogpatch. “What feels new over here is a spirit of collaboration, permeability and experimentation.”

Architectural League Talk

January 20, 2014


Thomas Ryan will be giving a talk titled “Horizontal Light” next Tuesday 1/28/14 at the Architectural League of New York. The lecture will be covering the research Ryan conducted about the work of architects Sigurd Lewerentz and Alvar Aalto in Scandanavia after receiving the Norden Fund travel grant form the League.

FOG Design + Art

January 20, 2014


Many Congratulations to all involved with the FOG Design + Art Fair in San Francisco on such a successful debut this past week. TW Ryan Architecture was proud to be a member of such a great team organized by Douglas Durkin to support SFMOMA and the department of Architecture & Design.

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FOG Art Fair

November 27, 2013


We are pleased to announce that TW Ryan Architecture will be collaborating on the design of the FOG Art Fair 2014. The FOG is a new contemporary art and design fair opening January 16th, 2014 at Fort Mason Festival Hall in San Francisco. With a Steering committee led by esteemed designers Douglas Durkin and Stanlee Gatti, the fair will benefit the SFMOMA Department of Architecture and Design.

Friends and Lovers

November 27, 2013


We are proud to be working with Eric and Diana on the new indie music venue Friends and Lovers in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. They are slated to open in early winter and are already generating some good press.

Architectural Digest

November 27, 2013


Architectural Digest recently featured the Sagaponack Barns with an article written by Philip Nobel. Originally constructed by architect Tod Williams for himself in the mid-1970’s, the project entailed a renovation sympathetic to both the natural and historic significance of the site. Thomas Ryan served as the Project Architect for the project while at Christoff Finio Architecture.