RAMSA's residential projects have been documented in many books, including: The American Houses of Robert A.M. Stern,Robert A.M. Stern: Houses,Robert A.M. Stern: Houses and Gardens, and Designs for Living: Houses by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. The firm has frequently been included in Architectural Digest's list of top residential architects, the "AD 100," and its projects have been featured on the cover of Architectural Digest five times in four years.
In 1994, RAMSA designed the Life Dream House, a modest, affordable house with blueprints made accessible to all Americans.
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870 Park Avenue, altered in 1976—with John S. Hagmann
Bel Air, California, residence
RAMSA has designed many high-rise residential buildings built around the world, including: Tribeca Park (completed in 1999 for the real-estate developer Related); The Chatham (built 2001); and many others in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, and Chicago.
Among the firm's best-known residential buildings is 15 Central Park West, located near the southwest corner of Central Park. This limestone-clad building, completed in 2008, set records in New York for the most expensive apartment sale and achieved over $2 billion in total sales. Designed for Zeckendorf Development, 15 Central Park West began RAMSA's relationship with the developer and has led to other work with the company, including 18 Gramercy Park South, completed in 2012 and 520 Park Avenue, currently under construction.
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Tribeca Park, 400 Chambers Street, New York City (completed 1999)
18 Gramercy Park, New York City, renovated in 2012
In 1992, RAMSA won a competition for the design of the Darden School of Business at University of Virginia and went on to design buildings for two dozen business schools, and many other buildings for colleges, professional schools, and independent and charter schools.
Museum of the American Revolution (completed in 2017)
George W. Bush Presidential Center (completed in 2013)
RAMSA designed some of its first office buildings for Hines, a privately owned international real estate firm, including Point West Place, Framingham, Massachusetts, in 1985; 222 Berkeley Street, Boston, Massachusetts, in 1991; and 600 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC, in 1997. The firm's work for Hines expanded to projects across the globe with the Torre del Ángel, Reforma 350, Mexico City, Mexico, in 2000; Diagonal Mar Entertainment and Retail Center and Residential Development, Barcelona, Spain, in 2001; Torre Almirante, Avenida Barroso, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2004; and Castelo Building, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2008. The firm's most recent work for Hines includes Tour Carpe Diem, La Défense, Paris, France completed in 2013 and One Horizon Center, Gurgaon, Haryana, India completed in 2014.
The Comcast Center, second tallest building in Philadelphia, PA, completed in 2008
Work for Disney
The firm has completed several projects for the Walt Disney World Resort Company, including the Yacht and Beach Clubs, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, completed in 1991 and the plan for Paris Disneyland in Marne-La Vallée, France, which led to the completion of the Hotel Cheyenne and the Newport Bay Club Hotel. The firm also designed the BoardWalk, built in 1996.
RAMSA's relationship with Disney continued with work for the Walt Disney Company including the Feature Animation Building in Burbank, California, completed in 1994, and the Casting Center in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Walt Disney Company also commissioned RAMSA to develop the master plan for its planned community of Celebration, Florida, a town encompassing 4,900 acres and about 20,000 residents.
Gallery of work for Disney
Roy E. Disney Animation Building
Walt Disney World Casting Center (completed in 1989)
Disney Beach Club
Disney Yacht Club Resort
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