Living Well in Westchester

Castles of New Castle… and Pleas...

Last week, Annmarie and I joined the whole Fivecat crew for the 6th Annual Castles of New Castle house tour organized by the New Castle Historic Society. It’s always a great show, but this year was even better. In addition to several local historic homes, we enjoyed a walk through a 1960’s glass house inspired by [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago

The Nicest Person I Know

After 25 years of working as an elementary school library clerk for Paramus Public Schools, my mom is finally retiring. Yippee!!! I was asked to speak at her retirement party this afternoon. Here is what I said, My mom is the nicest person I know. And I think everyone in this room would agree that my mom [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago

It’s Official… I’m a LEED AP

After an immersive two-day training workshop and weeks of intensive studying (which explains the lack of posts), this past Monday I passed the official USGBC exam to become a LEED Accredited Professional. I’ve learned more in the last two weeks than I have in the past two years. Although, the LEED Green Buildings Rating Systems are [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago

Planar House

From Steven Holl Architects: This house is to be a part of, and vessel for, a large contemporary art collection. Great 20th century works by Bruce Nauman, Robert Ryman, Jeff Koons and Jannis Kounellis are part of the collection which includes important video artworks. Constructed of tilt-up concrete walls, the flat and rotated nature of the [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago

Thank You…

…for our freedom.
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 11 years ago
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