FEATURE PROJECTS

Our work covers a wide range of project types and budget ranges.  Clients enjoy working with us collaboratively to achieve their individual project goals.  We specialize in architecture, interior design, and historic preservation. 

ELEVATOR CLUB
SHANGHAI, CHINA

Space Planning / Renovation

VERSA assisted with the planning of this entertainment venue in a historic building located in Shanghai's Former French Concession. The bar serves as a day time hang-out space as well as a late night bar with international DJ guests.  It won City Weekend  Reader's Choice Award for Best Alternative Bar. 

PRIVATE RESIDENCE
SARASOTA, FL

Interior Design / Renovation

This full interior beach side mansion renovation was done in a classic contemporary style. We developed the interior design and also helped the owner accessorize every room.  Designed while with Design Worldwide Partnership.

9  COMMERCE STREET

NEW YORK, NY

Interior Design / New Construction

Leslie J Garfield & Co. commissioned VERSA to develop an overall design vision for the 4 story West Village townhouse and produce a sectional rendering showing the potential of this currently empty shell to prospective buyers. The program includes a kitchen level with dining room, living level at the street entry, three bedrooms with the master bedroom suite occupying the top level with access to a rooftop patio.

SAN MARTIN MASTER PLAN

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA

Urban Planning / Feasibility Study

VERSA worked with community leaders and the city planning department to develop a new master plan for the San Martin district.   Various challenges inspired strategies to deal with parking, traffic, pedestrian-friendly avenues and density.  The master plan emphasizes a north-south connection to the university, public transit and the National Museum district.  

FAIRMONT HOTEL

CIGAR LOUNGE

DUBAI, UAE

Interior Design / New Construction

The Cigar Lounge offers an extensive collection of the finest cigars from Latin America.   We were inspired by the rustic beauty of Cuban architecture.  The design of the space features warm tones of mahogany lined interior walls and cozy rich-colored furniture.  Designed while with Design Worldwide Partnership.

MF GIRBAUD SHOWROOM

NEW YORK, NY

Interior Design / Graphic Design

In collaboration with Formavision, VERSA created custom wallpaper and 3d renderings Girbaud’s showroom.  We used commissioned photographer's high-res photos of a real French mansion interior.  The photos were manipulated to align with real measurements and obstacles in the showroom creating a surreal illusion.

REEBOK FLASH POP-UP STORE

NEW YORK, NY

Interior Design / 3d Visualization

In collaboration with Formavision, VERSA assisted with the design the first pop-up store for Reebok in the Bowery district of NYC.  We created a 3D model to layout the geometric graphics to create perspective illusions.  Simple shapes appeared to shift and transform as shoppers moved through the store.

KEMPINSKI HOTEL

NAIROBI, KENYA

Interior Design / New Construction

The Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel is designed for absolute luxury and comfort. Our inspiration was historic Italian villas for the hotel lobby, corridors, and rooms mixed with contemporary comforts and amenities.  The scope of work encompassed design for five restaurants that included a French bistro, Pan-Asian dining, and a Moroccan rooftop lounge, as well as a full-service spa, and gym.  Designed while with Design Worldwide Partnership.

SPORTMAX MMIX INSTALLATION FOR MAXMARA

NEW YORK, NY

Concept / 3d Visualization / Fabrication

Designed in collaboration with musicians Sebastien Agneessens and Kyle Fischer, the MMIX is a six channel sound installation integrating sampled field recordings by ethno-musicologist Alan Lomax.  VERSA provided precision modeling and visualization services for the digital fabrication of six unique speakers for this sound installation. Designed as both wall mount and floor standing units at various scales, each speaker was 3d modeled and prototyped using CNC fabrication. 

MOTHER THERESA MEMORIAL

SKOPJE, MACEDONIA

Architecture / Urban Design Concept

In collaboration with American-Macedonian artist, Kiki Blazevski, we helped produce a winning design for this international competition.  The artist provided a conceptual narrative and sketches that we expanded into a multi-panel presentation of 3d visualizations and design development. The Macedonian Ministry of Culture awarded the proposal 4th place.

HIGHLAND PARK HIGH SCHOOL
HIGHLAND PARK, MI

Historic Documentation /Nomination

The current owner of this historic 1915 high school is Galapagos-Detroit. The future vision for Galapagos is a multi-use facility for the arts.  VERSA is helping the owners pursue a historic nomination in the National Registry by conducting thorough research about the historic significance of the high school, its current condition and producing the documents needed for the nomination process.

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Kempinkski Hotel - Nairobi

Pan Asian Rendering