2013 September 30
CDR Studio is a Finalist for the City of Dreams Pavilion Competition!

CDR Studio was selected as a finalist for the FIGMENT/ENYA/SEAoNY City of Dreams Pavilion Design Competition 2014, located on Governors Island. The Competition is a two-stage process: a jury of leading architects and other industry professionals has reviewed the initial submissions and selected our submission as one of the finalists. We had the opportunity to revise our proposal and resubmit. The jury will meet again and select the competition winner by October 31, 2013.  view full article

The Governor’s Cup Pavilion hovers in a cluster of trees on the northern side of the Parade Ground. Recycled plastic cups, sourced and discarded throughout the city, are supported by zip-ties from overhead cables, forming a dense knitted structure unspooling from the branches. The configuration forms an outdoor room, shimmering in the sun and echoing with breeze-driven sound.

You can view more about the competition here:


2013 September 26
Hoboken Pavilion Completed

Construction of Hoboken Pavilion is now complete. The project is the result of a commission for an outside porch that provides shade and protection from wildlife.  view full article

The client has a sensitivity to insects, so special screen was necessary to fill the mahogany cells. The structure supports a glass canopy which is made from a patterned, laminated-tempered glass, allowing light to come through, while still providing privacy due to its water-like pattern. The resulting space provides a sheltered outdoor experience, with space for yoga, dining, reading, and outdoor sleeping

2013 September 23
Join Us to Build Our @rtifacts Installation!

CDR Studio Architects is holding workshops to construct their collaborative installation for [email protected], an innovative arts space in North Brooklyn. The installation, titled “@rtifacts Illuminated,” is designed to bring attention to the emerging art center.  view full article

Composed of repurposed plastic bottles and innovative lighting, this canopy marquee will illuminate the otherwise hidden entrance of [email protected] and generate greater presence for them in their North Brooklyn community. Both CDR Studio and [email protected] envision the installation as a catalyst for further dialogue and collaborative participation among creatives in this community, while celebrating the promise of [email protected] The workshops will be held at the [email protected] studio, located in the basement of the Greenpoint Hospital at 2 Kingsland Avenue, Brooklyn, on Tuesday September 24 and Tuesday October 1, from 2 - 7pm. We will be building solar lanterns and a massive canopy from repurposed plastic bottles. Please stop in at any time to contribute. For more information on the design, check out our project blog: cdr-artifacts.tumblr.com
2013 August 21
CDR Studio featured in Construction Today

Construction Today has featured CDR Studio in an article this month. “Dreyfous says part of what makes CDR Studio successful is its approach of looking at each project as an opportunity for research. The firm works closely with its clients but also brings a set of research goals to each project, applying what it learns on one project to other projects in the future. Cloud says CDR Studio believes construction is a collaborative effort, and as such it is always willing to roll up its sleeves and get involved in work beyond the traditional confines of architecture.”  view full article

2013 July 24
Marine Company 1 Receives AIA New York State Award!

Marine Company 1 received an award from the 2013 AIA New York State Design Awards Jury. The Design Awards Program showcases the multi-talents of New York State architects.  view full article

All winning projects will be disaplyed at the AIA New York State annual convention September 25-27th in Syracuse, NY.

2013 July 10
Installation Begins for Hoboken Pavillion

Installation of our pavilion began in Hoboken this morning, with completion of the structure expected later this week!  view full article


2013 July 1
Visit the [email protected] Installation Blog!

The [email protected] project now has a blog! CDR Studio envisions the installation as a catalyst for further dialogue and collaborative participation among creatives in this North Brooklyn community, while celebrating the promise of [email protected]  view full article

We'll be documenting our concentrated efforts as we push through the last two months until the opening party, which will be Thursday, September 5. Save the date! Check it out: http://cdr-artifacts.tumblr.com    
2013 May 17
Hoboken Pavilion In Progress

CDR Studio's outside pavilion is under construction at Situ Studio.  view full article

The images here show the front and side walls.

2013 May 16
We are now CDR Studio.

It is with anticipation and celebration that we announce our new name, CDR Studio. In relaunching our original firm, CR Studio, we acknowledge the contributions of Partner Jonathan Dreyfous as he joins founding partners Lea Cloud and Victoria Rospond.  view full article

Come visit our site at our new domain name: www.cdrstudio.com, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

> Read the Press Release

2013 May 14
Photoshoot of Audi Manhattan Completed

The below image of Audi Manhattan shows the Program's trademark open ground-floor sales area and race track.  view full article

Located at 11th Avenue and 55th Street, the 220,000 sq ft building was designed using the implementation of the architectural master plan for Audi's United States dealership network. It houses a new showroom with potential development for multi-level showrooms and all new service floors, and establishes Audi as a premium brand in Manhattan.