Historic Renovation / Addition of Fire and EMS
NEW YORK | June 2011
Total: 26,628 sq. ft.
Bay/Support: 11,198 sq. ft.
Living: 4,121 sq. ft.
Administration: 4,864 sq. ft.
Create an infill/renovation that garners neighborhood and business acceptance and respects the attached historic village hall.
Combine Fire/EMS, Volunteers and Students into a single facility that requires public access. Maintained secure access for the public, created living spaces that respect and work with the various types of responders.
Generate public support to create a successful bond referendum. Co-led with project team for public awareness campaign/bond process for a successful 3:1 vote.
Participated in numerous neighborhood meetings/forums and welcomed input from neighbors. Utilized materials, shapes, roof planes and massing to respect the Historic Village Hall.
LEED Silver/received substantial NYS energy grants, Managed LEED process to garner needed points. Energy modeling demonstrates up to 12% better performance than required for grants.
Design the project within a tight budget while still including all systems for a modern Fire/EMS facility. Value-engineered the building to include durable materials and only the essential spaces.