2020 AIA Design Award

NJPAC Cultural District | Newark, NJ

rePLACE Urban Studio is honored to receive the 2020 AIA New Jersey design award for Regional and Urban Design.


Recent Projects


Center for the Community

rePLACE recently partnered with the Urban League of Essex County, a non-profit organization in Newark, NJ to create a strategy that leverages nearby real estate in order to operate their new community center in perpetuity.

North 6th Street

In 2019, rePLACE designed and documented a 20,000 square-foot mixed-use project in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.


Live-Work Analysis NYC

rePLACE Urban Studio was commissioned by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to analyze the potential for implementing "live-work" typologies in New York City.

Brooklyn Breezeway

“Breezeway” suggests a lightening of the bridge’s heavy modern load. But the historic span will work harder and more efficiently than ever, and all without major structural modification.

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The Ex.0 offers a novel approach to affordable housing in our cities. By unlocking vacant residential spaces without disrupting existing ground-level retail space, the Ex.0 provides inexpensive housing for buildings and neighborhoods in transition.

Unboxing Culture

The NJPAC Cultural District will be a 7-acre mixed-use development that includes performing art space, galleries, retail, and over 1,000 residential apartments.


Sensory Lab

The Sensory Lab is a pop-up installation to help revitalize Washington Park in downtown Newark, NJ. It is a flexible, modular system that engages all five senses and forces visitors and residents to think about the park differently.

Barack Obama Presidential Library
NYC Submission

Columbia University, in coordination with rePLACE Urban Studio and Renzo Piano Building Workshop, submitted two potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library, which is now undergoing planning efforts in Chicago.


The Newark Alleyways

Uncovering Newark's forgotten urban fabric.

Taopu Smart City

A major industrial zone for Shanghai in the 1970s, Taopu is now envisioned as a 1000-acre vibrant R&D-focused mixed-use center.

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Bike Hub

In anticipation of an 18-month shutdown of the L-train, which would have affected 250,000 riders each day, rePLACE partnered with Karp Strategies to conduct a feasibility study for a new cyclist support hub in the Lower East Side.

Lenox Hill Hospital

rePLACE helped Northwell Health create a vision for the future of Lenox Hill Hospital.


Contact Us

220 E. 23rd Street
Suite 1005
New York, NY 10010

(212) 380-1079