Next Progressives: Interface Studio Architects

Brian Phillips (left) and Daryn Edwards of Philadelphia-based Interface Studio Architects.

Historic row houses in the foreground frame a cluster of houses that ISA designed on Philadelphia’s Sheridan Street.

The Sheridan Street houses, LEED certified and designed for a nonprofit community developer called Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, sold for a subsidized price of $150,000 each.

Flexhouse in Chicago, which ISA designed for the developer Bob Ranquist.

ISA's concept rendering for the Cypress Hills Healthy Urbanism initative in Brooklyn, a collaboration between the Cypress Hills Community Development Corp. and HealthxDesign, an organization that promotes the role of design in helping community residents achieve better health.

A rendering detail from the Cypress Hills initiative, which investigates how health outcomes can shape large-scale neighborhood design.

ISA’s controversial plan—scuttled by local community groups—for adapting a historic grain storage facility in Philadelphia into a 12-story apartment tower.

ISA's rendering for a competition to design a multifamily residential building using shipping containers.

A detail from the Modules, a 72-unit prefab apartment building that ISA designed for Temple University.

Skypark, ISA’s first project, was designed during the housing boom.

Interior image from Skypark condos.

The green roof of the Skypark condos.

An axonometric of Skypark.

A rendering of Wiggle, an unbuilt design for 12 houses in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.

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