Robert, Why Does It Have To Be So Big?

2006_8_scarano.jpgAfter being dissed by David Yassky (at the last minute) we wondered, who is this Robert Scarano and why are his buildings so big? Is he the Jose Canseco of architecture, "juicing" up his buildings and breaking the rules? This NY Times piece from April sheds some light on the man who some say is destroying not developing Brooklyn.

New York Times: How Big Is Too Big?: IT is not hard to spot the buildings that Robert M. Scarano Jr., an architect, has designed in New York City: they tend to be a lot bigger than the other buildings around them. (full article)

Curbed has additional reporting on Scarano's settlement with the Department of Buildings.

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