Office of Architecture and Urbanism
Future Expansion was founded on the belief that the future provides us with the opportunity to constantly improve on the past, that previous solutions should not preclude new inventions, and that architecture and urban design are meaningful cultural tools in this endeavor.
July 26, 2013
Future Expansion's project THE ACCELERATED RUIN and an accompanying essay are featured in the new issue of MOINOPOLIS.
April 11, 2013
Future Expansion is moving. Beginning on May 1st the office will be operating from 10 Jay Street, Suite 211, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
January 23, 2013
Future Expansion's TANDEM is a finalist in the adAPT NYC housing competition. A few images below.
FE worked with an amazing team on the project, including Hamlin Ventures, Forsyth Street Advisors, Community Solutions, RMA, Buro Happold, and KSK.
January 22, 2013
TANDEM is included in the MAKING ROOM exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York. On view until September 15, 2013.
January 07, 2013
The early morning hours of a new year and FE is at work on a number of new projects. Updates soon.
January 07, 2013
Future Expansion has an essay on the National Mall called ANTI-SYMBOLIC SPACE in the latest issue of CLOG. Preview below. More information at CLOG.
June 19, 2012
OPENING RECEPTION tonight at the Brooklyn Academy of Music for FE's installation THE ACCELERATED RUIN. Join us. More information here.
June 11, 2012
SYSTEM UPGRADE, an essay by Nicholas McDermott, Nathan Rich and Benjamin Smoot, is included in the latest issue of CLOG. The issue is called Data Space and can be purchased at architecture bookstores or online here.
May 10, 2012
March 27, 2012
Future Expansion's devolutionary installation THE ACCELERATED RUIN has been selected by public RFP for construction in New York this spring. More info here and at the BAM website soon. FE collaborated with artist Timothy Hull on the Ruin. Click below for preliminary project images.
February 23, 2012
In time for New York Fashion Week, Future Expansion has completed an accessories display system for the studio of fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez.
January 30, 2012
Click below for images from Future Expansion's proposal for New York's AIDS Memorial Park. The proposal, PARADE, was done in collaboration with Shane Neufeld.
January 10, 2012
Nicholas McDermott has some writing in the upcoming issue of the journal CLOG. The issue's theme is Apple Inc. and the piece is called FEEDBACK LOOPS. Available February 2012. Order the issue or find a retailer here.
January 10, 2012
Website www.futurexpansion.com is up.
Deirdre McDermott (RA)
received her B.Arch from the Cornell University School of Architecture in 2002. She has worked in the offices of SOM, CCS and, most recently, as a senior associate at Moed de Armas & Shannon. She co-founded Future Expansion in 2011. Deirdre is a registered architect in New York State.
Nicholas McDermott (RA, LEED AP)
received his BA in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 and his M.Arch from the Yale University School of Architecture in 2008. He has worked for Rogers Marvel Architects and, earlier, SOM. He teaches at the New Jersery Institute of Technology and has been a guest on reviews at Parsons, Pratt, Wesleyan, and Yale. Nicholas is a registered architect in New York State and a LEED Accredited Professional.
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