Chaerin Kim

Junior Architect Chaerin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture CCNY. In addition to her work at TNB she’s been published on architecture and is Co-founder/Senior Editor of Primaverarch based in New York.

Shannon Earnest

Intermediate Architect Shannon is a 2017 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Architecture. Currently working in NYC as an intermediate architectural designer, she excels at working closely with clients to bring their ideas to life. She has a special interest in sustainable projects

Neil Schwartz

RA CPHD LEED AP Neil founded TNB Architecture in 2015 to provide full service architecture to clients without the hassle of confusing and shifting timeframes and pricing. LEED and Passive House certified, Neil proves through his work that environmental solutions exist on a spectrum from certified Passive House to a “very good house,” and that TNB is […]

Final Walkthrough

When your space is complete we look forward to walking you through your new home.

Comparing Bids and Construction Oversight

We prepare consultant and contractor bids to give you a true apples-to-apples comparison. After selecting contractor, we attend meeting weekly during construction to ensure work is progressing as scheduled and answer any questions that come up. 

Creating Bids

TNB sends out plans to select contractors and sets up site visits to ensure that they understand the scope and the site. Owners are encouraged to attend these so they can also meet the general contractor and get a sense of how they work. 

Meeting 4 – Lighting And Detailed Drawings

In this meeting we tie the main materials and aesthetic into the lighting layouts. As the house takes shape we focus on nailing the details of your custom built-ins, kitchens and bathrooms. All this information allows us to created detailed visualization to show you what the spaces will look like. 

Construction documentation and approvals

We get the plans from all consultants and coordinate them with your layouts and set. While that is happening we take a closer look at all of your requirements and fold them into the set looking at things like how much space things take up. We work with vendors to ensure the products being used […]

Meeting 3 – Making Decisions

We present you with 2-3 overall designs based on our initial call. We look at the pros and cons and tradeoffs for the options and combine or narrow them down based on your preferences. A look at inspirational images help us get a better sense of your material preferences.