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Torti Gallas + Partners is committed to improving the living conditions of distressed communities throughout the United States and around the world.

From the Foreword

“The firm provides a great service to society, not only to its developer-clients but also to the inhabitants of the buildings; not only to the cities where they set their superb standard but also to the generation of young architects, demonstrating to them how it should be done.”
Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk and Andres Duany

Passionate about

Passionate about designing buildings and neighborhoods that quietly transform the urban environment, Torti Gallas is committed to improving cities, towns, and distressed communities throughout the United States and around the world. The firm’s recent work spans 37 states and fifteen countries, and includes individual buildings, neighborhoods, and entire urban districts, featuring mixed-use apartment buildings, mixed-income and military housing, and planned communities.

The Authors

Architects of Community

Architects of Community shows how the firm has combined the disciplines of architecture, planning, and urban design into a single practice, creating housing and mixed-use buildings that bring catalytic change to urban neighborhoods: the mixed-use apartment buildings, rowhouses, and single-family homes that comprise the fabric of a city. Their work hearkens back to a tradition that, before World War II, created some of the country’s finest neighborhoods, including Forest Hill Gardens in Queens, Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, and Russian Hill in San Francisco.

Beautifully Illustrated

Fully illustrated with hundreds of photographs, renderings, and plans, and containing informative essays on the firm’s methodology and philosophy, Architects of Community features sixty built and ongoing projects and shows how Torti Gallas is dedicated to raising the level of this architecture to a new high.
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