Grand Street Lofts

This project is a ground-up loft building in the heart of Williamsburg.   The building includes 2 expansive lofts and a commercial space at the ground floor.  The building is a Passive House project.  It’s a pioneering project of energy efficient construction.  Key features are the continuous insulation throughout the entirety of the building envelope.  The residential portion of the building will be air tight, employ high performance windows to manage solar gain, will use a balanced heat and moisture recovery ventilation system. The goal of this project is to accomplish a path to a net zero/net positive building.


Grand Street Lofts Image
Grand Street Lofts Image

Agencie executed the design in collaboration with Knoxville-based design studio KBAS.  We were thrilled to collaborate with KBAS who are best known for their design of the September 11 Pentagon Memorial.   The project is conceived as a custom designed and fabricated corten façade system.  Corten is a steel alloy that weathers over time.  The project is a mixed-use development by Blue Zees Development in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Grand Street Lofts Image
Grand Street Lofts Image
Grand Street Lofts Image
Grand Street Lofts Image



Structural Engineering
Enclosures Engineering
Fabrication Consultation
Special Inspections


Aaron Campbell, Blue Zees
Maloya Laser
Keith Kaseman, KBAS


Sarrah Khan, PE
Andrés Ulises Cortés, AIA
Núria Forqués