"We're also excited for the institutional work we're involved in, which is what I’d like to share with you today. Below is an introduction to our work at Vassar College and some commentary about the value of planning and how it can help prepare for the future while improving student and community engagement on campus..."
"We are designing places that are close to people’s family, that are close to their community, yet [are] isolated enough to bring focus and creativity,” says David Burke, creative director and founder of Beacon-based architecture firm DBA. Burke is referring to the changed focus of home renovations that emerged in response to the pandemic, what he dubs “the evolving home.” ..."
"BEACON, NY---DBA is pleased to formally announce that it has been retained to provide architectural assessment, programming, and planning services for Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. The work will include assessing, programming, and planning for upgrades to the historic 1903 Thomson Library and adjacent library buildings..."
newsletter - July 12, 2021
"Over the last several years, working remotely has become the norm. The pandemic has just solidified our need to stay put, connect with our family and friends and still remain as productive as possible. The DBA office (shown above) began as a home office to reduce commuting time, but also helped connect with the outside world, all while getting work done. But as the pandemic took hold, it became an essential part of doing business..."
newsletter - May 28, 2021
"THE RITZ IS OPEN! David Burke Architects and the team at Safe Harbors on the Hudson recently received approval to move forward with the full renovation of The Ritz Theater in Newburgh, NY. The Ritz has long stood dormant and locals know it as an old, abandoned building with a lawn that many use as a convenient pass-through. But what most people don’t know is that The Ritz has a long and robust history of being the “it” place for new acts..."