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Howard Duffy

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Designer (architecture)

Member since January 05, 2009

Born in New York City, Howard received his architectural training from the Bachelor of Architecture program of Hampton University and Pratt Institute. Before forming HTDSTUDIO in 2000, he was a senior designer with Wank Adams Slavin Associates, where he designed an addition to Woodhull Medical Center, a new community facility for Madison Square Boys & Girls Club as well as early schemes for 80 South Street Tower now being designed by Santiago Calatrava.

He has also worked with AIA award winning firms Gensler, TEK Architects and Zivkovic Associates, PC. and has recently been appointed as Design Director for a new American housewares company where he will oversee all branding, POP, product and furniture design.

Earlier this year, HTDSTUDIO's design concept was shortlisted for a new Australian Pavilion for the Venice Biennale, it is currently featured in the new book 'DiSTASIO', a 256 page catalog that documented the recent competition and video exhibition at Heide Museum of Modern Art in Melbourne, Australia.

In 2004, Howard was selected as a Finalist for the Burnham Prize Urban Waterways Competition and also gave a lecture on working with the firm's developer clients at the NYU Real Estate Institute. In 2003 he co-led a design team that won the Edward Waters College Library Commission over 17 other firms. He was an Adjunct Instructor at Parsons School of Design in New York City and in 2001 received the NJIT Architectural Mentor Program Certificate of Appreciation.

Howard sat on the Board of Directors of the West Harlem Group, Harlem's oldest community development organization from 2005-2008 and was also on its Program/Real Estate Development Committee. His work is included in the permanent collection of the African American Design Archive at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City. He is an avid golfer and is also a former tennis professional on the ATP Pro Futures Circuit.

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Miracle Makers, Inc., NY - Interior Design/Planning

Nonprofit Finance Fund - Interior Design/Planning

Financial Women's Association, NY - Interior Design/Planning

Jewelers of America, NY - Interior Design/Planning

Girls, Inc., NY - Interior Design/Planning

MCIF Center, NY - Interior Design/Planning

New World. New Ideas.™

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design