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Landsea Avora

Designed by IBI Group, Avora is a luxury apartment complex located in Weehawken, NJ. Adjacent to the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway and offering unobstructed views of Manhattan, the building will be an icon for Landsea and the surrounding community.


Client
Landsea Homes
Location
Weehawken, NJ
Silver LEED
450,000 sq ft Size
11 Storys
2018 Completion

Working alongside developer Landsea Homes, IBI Group was commissioned to design a distinctively iconic and luxurious space for residents, overlooking the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline. Avora’s 184 units span the 2nd to the 11th floors, and take advantage of the location by extending onto terraces that maximize views and connection to the landscape.

With amenities like a business lounge, fitness center, a children’s area, swimming pool, social room, media room, virtual golf, and outdoor space complete with BBQ and a fireplace, Avora is a place people want to live, complete with interiors that appeal to high-end buyers.

The development focuses on sustainability and innovation with a design that incorporates passive solar strategies which allow the building to capitalize on the natural climate.

The separation of the main towers fosters the introduction of natural lighting and passive ventilation within all residential units.

The Port Imperial Master Plan, developed by IBI years earlier, set the stage for the location and design of Avora by enabling unity within the community and a design distinctive to the area.

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Mansoor Kazerouni

Global Director, Buildings | IBI Living+
Toronto, ON

Toronto, ON
Every building has its own idiosyncratic constraints of context, site, program, budget, and vocabulary. The challenge is to successfully resolve them into a gracefully crafted architectural composition. Our role as designers is to ensure that each building has its own personality and responds appropriately to its urban context. This is what we do best.

Mr. Kazerouni is the Global Director of Buildings at IBI. Mr. Kazerouni graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Master’s degree, in 1991. With over 25 years of experience, he has a significant portfolio of projects completed or underway across Canada, the United States, the UK, UAE, Jordan and India. These include high density high-rise residential buildings, hotels, office, retail, institutional, and complex urban mixed-use developments. A number of these projects have been nominated for and received Urban Design and Architectural Design awards.

Mr. Kazerouni has been a guest lecturer on the subject of architecture and mixed-use design at universities, conferences and various panels. He has also been interviewed on the subject by architectural publications, newspapers, television and other media. Mr. Kazerouni’s abilities and expertise in his field have been recognized by his appointment to the City of Mississauga’s Urban Design Advisory Panel, the City of Markham’s Urban Design Advisory Panel and the City of Vaughan’s Urban Design Advisory Panel. He is also a past Advisory Board Member of the Urban Land Institute, and a member of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Jennifer Lem

Associate | Manager, Interior Design
New York, NY

New York, NY

Jennifer Lem has highly developed conceptual skills, planning abilities, as well as a keen eye for finishes and details as evidenced by her work on the Edition Hotels (Miami; Waikiki), New World Hotel (Guangzhou), and St. Regis Hotel (Mexico City). Her ability to document and detail the interior environment is integral to her role in developing the Hospitality and Residential Interiors practice, where she is currently working on Minto?s Yorkville Park, Museum House, Harmony Village and the Nitesh Estates amongst projects.