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Modular architecture initiative rethinks prefabrication
May 22, 2021

Architectural Digest

Warren Buffett to Offer a Fresh Approach on Modular Construction
May 20, 2021
Architectural Digest

Fast Company

How a Berkshire Hathaway company is quietly disrupting the construction industry
May 19, 2021
Fast Company

Wall Street Journal

Reinventing Modular Construction
May 18, 2021
Wall Street Journal

The Real Deal

Berkshire Hathaway-backed startup to partner with architect on venture
May 18, 2021
The Real Deal

Press Release

Modular Initiative Partnership
May 17, 2021
Google Drive


The Truth About Modular Construction
Dec 19, 2019

Danny Forster leads a panel of industry leaders in a discussion of the pros and cons of off-site construction.


The New Marriott In Manhattan Is The World’s Tallest Modular Hotel
Nov 23, 2019
New York City

Forbes reporter Julia Brenner details the design innovations and industry leadership that make possible the upcoming construction of the record-breaking hotel at 842 6th Avenue in New York.

The Real Deal

Downtown Brooklyn Is Getting Another Hilton
Nov 01, 2019

A DF&A-designed Motto by Hilton is going up at 88 Schermerhorn in Brooklyn.

World Architecture News

DF&A Named "Rising Star" at WAN Awards 2019
Oct 26, 2019

DF&A had a good night at the WAN Awards in London, with a Bronze in the category of "Rising Start/Emerging Practice" and a Silver in "Best Use of Technology" for its innovative work with 3D Vista.

Nana Wall

Lessons in Energy-Efficient Design from Omena House
Aug 21, 2019

A deep dive into the strategies of passive building design used in DF&A's Michigan Omena House. Covering myriad techniques, both common-sensical and technological, that DF&A used to make this lake house a model of sustainability.

Interior Design

Radical Innovation Announces Three Finalists for 2019 Awards
Jun 18, 2019
New York City

DF&A was one of three finalists (along with SB Architects and Cooper Carry) chosen to present the 13th annual Radical Innovation Competition. They were up against nearly 50 competitors from 20 countries.

CE Pro

Architect Explains Why He Doesn’t Bring in Integrators Sooner
May 20, 2019

CE (Custom Electronics) Pro magazine discusses the relationship between integrators and architects, with Danny Forster, the Crestron Masters 2019 Keynote speaker.

Commercial Integrator

An Interview with Keynote Speaker Danny Forster
May 14, 2019

Danny Forster explains why he doesn't like the term "integrator" . . . and other topics relevant to the "audio, video, automation, security, life safety and IT solutions integration markets." A follow-up to his Crestron Masters 2019 keynote address.

Business Insider

Marriott Is Building the Tallest Modular Hotel in the World
Apr 28, 2019
New York City

At 360 feet, the AC Hotel by Marriott, designed by DF&A, will be the tallest modular hotel in the world when it opens in late 2020.

The Real Deal

Meet the Designers Attending Future City 2019
Jan 04, 2019
The Bahamas

Industry thought leaders, including Danny Forster, meet to discuss new trends in construction, and innovations in home and office design.

New York Yimby

Renderings Revealed for Hudson Yards Autograph
Dec 20, 2018
New York City

Announcing the partnership among DF&A, Arisa Realty, and Marriott International in constructing a new 25-story, 220-key hotel at 432 West 31st Street, in the new Hudson Yards neighborhood.


Modular Grows Up
Nov 30, 2018

Keynote speaker Danny Forster talks about moving modular construction from a stacked-box utilitarian aesthetic to something much more architecturally inventive.

NY Daily News

Hotels Near Ground Zero Find Room to Grow
Sep 13, 2013
New York City

Discusses construction around the World Trade Center site, including DF&A's Courtyard by Marriott at 133 Greenwich Street, just steps from the Memorial Pools.


Selling Park Avenue Condos at $250,000 a Minute
Jun 22, 2013

Danny Forster discusses the inspiration behind the dreamlike film he directed to showcase the condominiums at 432 Park Avenue, one of the tallest residential buildings in the world.

Arch Daily

Omena House / Danny Forster
Oct 23, 2009

A fully illustrated walk-through of Danny Forster's sustainable lakehouse in Omena, Michigan. Explains the thinking and the innovation behind one of DF&A's earliest groundbreaking residential designs.