SERVICES - Full Service Architecture & Passive House

Paul A. Castrucci, Architects is a full service architectural firm, proficient in all phases of the design/construction process. We oversee projects from inception through construction completion, working with our clients to balance the competing interests of quality, budget, and schedule. Our expertise includes services in:


  • Ultra Low Energy Use Building Design methodologies including Passive House, LEED, Green Enterprise, and Net Zero.

  • Energy Modeling and Building Science.

  • Daylighting and Acoustics.

  • Consultation to obtain incentives for sustainable practices (grants, tax incentives, Green Zoning bonuses).

  • Deep Energy Retrofits

  • Benchmarking

  • NYC Green Deal - Low Carbon Building

Code and Zoning Analysis

  • Zoning Analysis for complex developments & Air Right Transfer.

  • Egress Analysis.

  • Code Interpretation and Determinations.

  • In-House Expediting Services.

  • Approvals and certifications from the Department of Buildings (DOB), Department of City Planning (DCP), Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), and NYC Fire Department, DEP, HPD, and Loft Board.


  • Design and Visualization Services, from Schematic to Construction Documents, including energy analysis
    extensive detailing.

  • Bidding and Negotiation services including contractor recommendations.

  • Construction Administration Services with an emphasis on hands-on approach and client representation.

  • Urban Design and Landscaping

PROJECT typology

  • New Building, Adaptive Reuse, Loft Conversion, Landmarks, Gut Renovation, and Interior Renovation Small Scale (Less than 1000 SF) to Medium/Large Scale (50,000 sf).

  • Residential (Single/Two family, Loft Buildings and Multiple Dwellings).

  • Commercial (Commercial Interiors, Galleries/Artists Studios, Restaurant Interiors, Industrial).

  • Cultural Facilities (Performing Arts Spaces, Exhibition Spaces and Education Facilities).

  • Affordable Housing, New Housing Development Sites (RFP NYCHPD, NYCHDC, and NYCHA)

  • Modular Construction


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