A comprehensive and stunning new monograph, Centerbrook 4 illustrates in full-color the wide range of projects completed by the firm's four current partners—Jeff Riley, Chad Floyd, Mark Simon, Jim Childress—throughout the last decade.
Founded in 1975, Centerbrook's work has received more than 350 awards for design excellent, and spans from planning and architecture to details that make buildings memorable. The firm's nineteenth century compound of mill buildings on the Falls River in Centerbrook, Connecticut, is both the firm's home and its vital center of experimentation where design in enriched by many streams of influence. A collaborative firm with an exceptional history of building, Centerbrook performs many other services such as project management, planning, interior design, furniture and lighting design, sculpture, landscape and site design, industrial design and graphic design. All are done from Centerbrook's historic compound. An architecture graduate of MIT, John Morris Dixon, FAIA, left the drafting board in 1960 for architectural journalism, eventually becoming editor-in-chief of Progressive Architecture (P/A) from 1972 to 1996. He has chaired the AIA's national Committee on Design, on which he remains active, and is involved in preservation of modern architecture as a board member of Docomomo New York/Tri-State. He continues to write and edit for a variety of publications, in print and online.