DESCRIPTION OF I-BEAM DESIGN
I-Beam Design, founded by Azin Valy and Suzan Wines, is an award winning New York based architecture and design firm. Their key personnel have a broad range of design and construction experience including corporate, commercial, cultural, landscape and residential projects located primarily in NYC. A proposal by I-Beam Design won the International Open Competition for the redesign of Lt. Petrosino Park in Lower Manhattan as well as an award for the International Competition for Temporary Refugee Shelters in Kosovo that was recently featured at Prince Charles’ Royal Gardens for an exhibition on sustainability that was sponsored by IBM and The Financial Times in London along with The Earth Awards. Their projects have been published in numerous newspapers and architecture magazines and have received much praise for their sensitive yet highly innovative solutions to the design.
Personal attention by the partners and their team to each project is assured through their active participation in all phases of research, site analysis, space planning, schematic design, design development, construction documents, specifications, and construction.
Ms. Wines and Ms. Valy both attended The Cooper Union School of Architecture on full scholarships and graduated in 1990. Suzan Wines is now teaching in the Architecture School of The City College of New York, is licensed in New York State and writes regularly for the Italian Art and Architecture magazine, Domus. Ms. Valy is a guest critic at Parsons, Pratt, Columbia and City College.