W | A Associates
provided the design and construction phase administration services for this New
Community Building as part a project-wide
rehabilitation and repair. The new community building designed by W/A provides the
property with a new focal point and meeting area, and much-needed
services to residents, including after school programs, employment counseling
services, and computer training.
building was a challenge to site because existing utilities constrained the
footprint significantly. A simple floor plan layout with minimal wasted circulation space was key. Programmatically, it was essential that the community
building allow for visibility and monitoring of activities both from within, and
from the exterior. This was accomplished through the extensive use of
glass and interior fenestration.
photos taken by Weir/Andrewson Associates.