Tradition at Red Hook Blog

An Interview with Douglas Kallfelz

Douglas Kallfelz, AIA, LEED AP, CNU UNION STUDIO ARCHITECTURE & COMMUNITY DESIGN Douglas Kallfelz, partner at Union Studio Architecture & Community Design, made a significant discovery early on in his career that has shaped his professional journey. The architect, originally from Ithaca, NY, realized after years of working in large cities that he wanted to use his work “to have [...]

November 4th, 2019|

An Interview with Lita Dirks, Lita Dirks & Co. Interior Design

Nationally renowned Lita Dirks brings more than her award-winning talent as an interior designer to various initiatives; she brings a genuine desire to evoke a feeling of connectedness for all who inhabit the homes she masterfully designs. When she was referred by an industry colleague to create designs for the model homes at Tradition at Red Hook, Lita enthusiastically embraced [...]

October 22nd, 2019|

An Interview with Giovanni Palladino Director of Architecture and Design, Kirchhoff Companies

Before joining the Tradition at Red Hook team, Giovanni Palladino worked for a well-known national developer on several Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) communities in New York, Virginia, South Carolina, and Connecticut. He speaks beautifully to the concept, and says that’s because he truly believes in it as a way of life. More of his thoughts here: What do most love [...]

September 30th, 2019|

An Interview with Michael Watkins Michael Watkins, Architect Urban Designer, Tradition at Red Hook

With an educational background and early professional experience in architecture as his foundation, Michael Watkins began designing walkable neighborhoods over 30 years ago. He exudes joy as he speaks about what it was like to share his passion and expertise as the Urban Designer for Tradition at Red Hook. More of his thoughts here: What prompted your shift from architecture [...]

September 30th, 2019|
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