Since its founding in 1919, the powerhouse law firm Covington has produced alumni ranging from Dean Acheson, President Truman’s Secretary of State, to former Attorney General Eric Holder, and it has an enviable client list within the Beltway.
Winning a competition like New Practices New York—AIA New York’s platform for recognizing emerging talent—can propel a young studio’s growth, as this year’s winners Ines Guzman Mendez and Gregory Kahn Melitonov learned.
From the founding of their namesake monastery in 1145, the clerics of Santa María de Retuerta pursued Roman Catholic values of work, peace, and hospitality. Although monks have not occupied this corner of Spain’s Sardon del Duero area since 1931, contemporary visitors to their former abbey subscribe to the same principles, but in the reverse order.
According to real estate developer Robbie Antonio, “You buy prefab for two reasons—it’s fast and less expensive.” But could a building type defined by affordability also be prized as a collectible? Antonio is staking Revolution Precrafted Properties on that premise.