What do you get when you mix varying levels and volumes of a historic brewery’s carriage house, bottling plant and warehouse with the owner’s intent of creating a contemporary micro-unit community within stringent historic requirements? You get @HudsonPark, a complex design for contemporary living in a historic context that celebrates its inherent uniqueness proudly through the many facets of its design.
This flexible 3 and 4 story residence houses 155 students in 9 residential neighborhoods. Each neighborhood includes common space for academic and social use. A large portal through the building provides a visual connection linking the entry of the Noble Arts Center with the historic campus quad and Chapel to the west.
The former Municipal Equipment Building needed a rebirth. The client needed to be seen as having serious abilities, yet they sought to have a fun, playful work environment. 3t did just that with the volumes, layout, color and finishes throughout. Literally lifting the center of the building to bring in light and, in turn, lifting the spirits of employees and guests alike. They are definitely taken seriously.
Originally conceived as the first government funded housing development for folks on the Autism Spectrum, Mosaic Village is an affordable, supportive complex created to provide safe, communally focused housing for both families and individuals. With 68 affordable housing units, onsite supportive services, a medical clinic, and daycare, Mosaic Village aims to make life easier for the entire community.
This academic facility provides faculty offices, classrooms, seminar rooms and technology labs in an environment designed to promote collaboration among students and faculty. Each department is planned around an individual common space that’s designed for both student and departmental use- fostering a sense of place and community for students and faculty alike. LEED Silver.
The client’s vision for co-working spaces has already made a significant impact in the region. The Garage was designed to serve the creative economy and remote professionals from a variety of industries. In addition, Bull Moose Club, located in Albany, was created for today’s professionals working in the political economy. Both include open, collaborative spaces, meeting rooms, and private suites and offices to meet short- and long-term needs.
The 117,000 SF mixed-use building consists of 97 apartments, many amenities, and 2 commercial spaces, each facing different streets. The amenities include communal lounges, rooftop terraces, shared kitchen, roof gardens, dog washing and exterior play areas, bike storage, fitness center and private, study areas with many environmentally friendly building attributes.
The Center for Communications and Interactive Media is a comprehensive facility for the integrated study of music, broadcast, radio and print media. The building is equipped with computer labs, television and radio studios, and recording studios in an all-digital, fully equipped learning environment. State of the art equipment provides students with a professional atmosphere to master the skills of the industry.
Next to the parcel is Corinth’s Town Park, abandoned railroad tracks and a steep cliff leading to the Hudson River below. Taking cues from the Adirondack surroundings, HRCCU’s operations center opens itself up to the north capturing the views, allowing for an abundance of diffused light that washes the natural wood finishes.
The outcome of a community charrette with 3t acting as the design firm for the Master Plan and all components emerging from it is neighborhood comprised of communal green areas, new streetscapes and mixed-use buildings serving affordable and market-rate housing, which consist of both rental and home-ownership units. Where neglect once reigned, a community emerged.