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Yoga is Not for the Weak of Heart

October 01, 2019

How many of you out there work in construction? How many of you have had a time out?

It is a well-known fact that a well-run project, in any profession, is largely due to a good team. Well-rehearsed, well integrated, responsible for each other, and respectful.

Wright Architects Debuts Their Kingston Office

September 16, 2019

Wright Architects recently took a vacant executive bank office, lost in an era of drab carpets and shoulder padded wood conference room paneling, and transformed it into an open, modern work space primed for the twenty first century...

Wright Architects restores historic buildings

July 30, 2019

Wright Architects of Kingston, NY has recently been hired to restore several historic buildings in Uptown Kingston to their former glory. The firm’s first project is the historic Frederick L. Westbrook House (circa 1859) located at 286 Clinton Avenue in Kingston, NY. The front porch was completely restored to its original Neoclassical Revival-style grandeur...

La Voz con Mariel Fiori Podcast Inverviews Sonia Lemus

July 01, 2019

Sonia Lemus from Wright Architects was recently interviewed for Radio Kingston's "La Voz con Mariel Fiori" Podcast. She shared her inspiring story as an immigrant, mother, woman and architect - Todo en Español.

Tom Dioro's latest guest on The Modern Architect Podcast is Andrew Wright, who has been the President of Wright Architects since 1986 in Kingston, New York. Wright Architects specializes in Architecture and Construction Assistance of homes, offices, institutional buildings, sustainable projects and developments.

Copy Of -People's Cafe Wins Approval From Kingston Planning Board

February 21, 2019

KINGSTON, N.Y. — A proposal by The People’s Place and Wright Architects to create a "community café" that would provide free breakfast and lunch to anyone, regardless of income, has been approved by the city Planning Board.

The Greenprint: Designing Buildings for Both Clients and the Environment

December 21, 2018

"How does a small architectural firm end up fielding calls from Tesla? By designing the largest residential microgrid on earth.

 

The project, a recent home renovation in Tuxedo Park, NY, includes geothermal wells, a thousand solar panels, and enough battery capacity to interest Tesla. Architect Andrew Wright explains that he began with a design for a net zero home, but that the decision to go totally off-grid turned out to be more cost efficient."

Floating on a Sea of Color

October 25, 2017

While the view from atop Raycliffe undulates, the house, of course does not. It’s an incredibly solid contemporary, ingeniously designed by architect Andrew Wright to be both connected to its surroundings by color and strength and the 90 windows that reflect the view, while being separate from its surroundings in a special way - it appears to skim across the mountainside.

Kingston and Herzog Co. unveil plan for apartments, hotel, restaurant, more parking in city’s Uptown business district

September 07, 2017

Noble said the proposed project evolved after the city hired architect Andrew Wright early this year to redevelop the municipal parking lot site.

 

“Andrew is not only an architect but someone who owns many properties Uptown,” including a building adjacent to the warehouse, Noble said. “So he has a pivotal interest in seeing Uptown be successful, and through that early work ... it became clear to me that I found the developer that can take it to the next step.”

Kingston signs tentative agreement to develop Uptown site of former parking garage

January 19, 2017

Architect Andrew Wright says he'll do everything in his power to make sure his proposal for redeveloping the site of the former Uptown parking garage comes to fruition.  "I'm in this to make Uptown work," Wright said Thursday. He said he has a personal investment in Kingston and will present his development plan to the public in stages to make sure it stays on track with what the community needs.

Wright Architects Wins Restoration Award

December 30, 2015

Andrew Wright, principal of WRIGHT ARCHITECTS PLLC, accepted the prestigious award for his firm’s historically accurate restoration of an 1883 brownstone in New York City. The brownstone also features a geothermal well (drilled 1,000 feet under the carriage house) to reduce the carbon footprint by providing lower cost heating and cooling energy.

All Wright Now: Architect Talks Buildings, Life, and Favorite Things

October 10, 2013

Andrew Wright, owner of Wright Architecture and Wright Builders at 200 Fair St., has worked on projects ranging from early American structural restoration to sustainable geothermic 200,000-square-foot office buildings. Wright planned cities and hospitals in Algeria for Skidmore. He started his practice in New York City in his one-bedroom apartment on...

New York Architect Wins Stanford White Awards for Excellence in Classical and Traditional Design

January 11, 2013

New York, NY (Jan. 11, 2013) – The prestigious 2012 awards season is over! And the winner is Andrew W. Wright, of Wright Architects, PLLC., who received the first annual Stanford White Awards for Excellence in Classical and Traditional Design from the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) during an awards ceremony on December 7, 2012. Wright received his award for the revival of what has been referred to as a historic landmark, in the “Residential Architecture – Renovation and Additions” category...

The Wright Stuff

July 12, 2010

Kingston's Andrew Wright credits much of his success as a design-build architect to a chance mix-up in identities on a Manhattan street.

Wright left a Manhattan firm to go out on his own. "I bicycled to see clients, because I couldn't afford the subway tokens," he recalled...

Here Comes Mr. Wright

June 12, 2012

After three years standing firmly behind  New Jersey developer's plan for a condominium tower in Uptown Kingston, city officials say its time to consider other proposals for the site.

Since 2005, Mayor James Sottile has championed the Teicher Organization's proposal to build a 12-story, 214-unit apartment tower on the site of a city-owned parking garage despite concerns from local preservationists that the $65 million project was too big and  a threat to the neighborhood's historic character. Now, city planning officials, with the mayor's support are developing a request for proposals (RFPs) and actively seeking another developer...

Local Architect hopes to develop site of city's Uptown parking garage

January 14, 2008

There was a time when architect Andrew Wright plied his trade in the employ of big-city firms. But, says the Stone Ridge father of two, the creative juices didn't flow.

"When you are in the big corporations there is not as much attention given to the product," said Wright. "It's more about the politics... I love what I do now."

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