Harlem School of the Arts
M.Arch Architects is currently part of the team of architects and engineers working on the moderization and renovation of the West Harlem performing arts school for musicians, theater, and dance. It is an exciting project that will contribute to the growth and expansion of the arts in this vibrant community of upper Manhattan.
Leman Lower School
New York, New York
Located at 41 Broad Street just down the block from the New York Stock Exchange, is the former headquarters of Bank of America International. M.Arch Architects was hired to design and inspect the new construction The Leman Lower School accommodating students from its PreK3 through 5th Grade.
M.Arch Architects engaged in creating a warm inviting, well-lit classrooms encouraging good communication with students and instructors. Classrooms are equipped with SMART Boards, and specialized recreation areas.
The facility design included mechanical systems, sprinkler systems, plumbing systems, security systems, and lighting systems as well as reconfiguration of existing classroom space for the improved learning environment.
WTC Oculus Performance space
M.Arch Architects was contacted by the lease holder of the WTC Oculus space for a new concept for hosting live venues. Our team made extensive research of the space, consulted with various agencies. We eventually conceived a practical and elegant solution celebrating the beauty of the Oculus as well as respecting space for performaning artists, passing terminal concourse commuting public, and passing tourist on the upper ground levels. For privacy purposes this does not link to pages containing more information.
New Amsterdam Theatre
M.Arch Architects was hired by the New York City Economic Development Corporation to perform a comprehensive facilities analysis of the New Amsterdam Theatre. The work involved extensive studies of all the existing structural stystems, mechanical systems, fire safety, egress, electrical, lighting, vertical circulation, exterior and interior details of this historic Art Noveau landmark theatre. Our work coordinated members of the project team including NYC EDC, and lease holder Disney Theatre Corporation, with EDC consultant Hunter Roberts Construction Group. M.Arch provided a comprehensive facility building systems analysis including pricing and detailed schedule of suggested building upgrades.
Con Edison Storm Hardening
Various Locations In New York City
In preparation for possible future storms and flooding events Con Edison has hired M.Arch Architects in conjunction with Naik Consulting Group. Our work includes design and engineering for flood mitigation and disaster relief to three utility sub-stations within three boroughs of New York City.
Each site has unique strategies for safety and economical sensibility for the facility and the surrounding communities.
Use of BIM by M.Arch Architects accelerated communication between the different parties involved on the project. Our work involved design coordination and placement of flood prevention technology originally designed for the space industry and used in this project as new materials repurposed for rapid flood prevention deployment.
Columbia University Campbell Sports Center
M.Arch Architects was hired by Pavarini McGovern to produce a building information model of Steven Holl's design for Columbia University's Campbell Sports Center. Our duties included reconstructing Steven Holl's designs into a 3 dimensional building information model, management and coordination of the BIM integrating and building all the systems including the structure, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical components in a comprehensive 3D BIM for the University facilities department
MIST is a lively entertainment and resturant complex within the base of a large modern apartment building. The program contains three state of the art theature spaces designed to maximize flexibility of interior uses. Also included is a large restaurant, bar, cafe, and exterior dining terrace.
The MIST is a place of celebration dedicated to the arts of upper Manhattan and the cultural diversity existing there. It is a place of fine dining combined with entertainment that hosts the most dynamic an popular performers of our times.
Highline Park Competition
The City Planning Commission of New York and the Friends of the Highline awarded our competetion entry with an honorable display in Grand Central. Our design focussing on the 10th Avenue corridor is concurrent with the rezoning of the West Chelsea adopted by New York City Planning in 2003.
Newtown Creek Waste Treatment Center
Queens, New York
M.Arch Architects was hired by NAIK Consulting Engineers to perform services for Schiavone Construction for the purpose of making a 3 Dimensional Building Information Model for all the supporting concrete and structural reinforcing required for the $.5B Newtown Creek Waste Treatment Center. The Newtown Creek Waste Treatment Center is among the world's largest industrial revitalization projects.
Merrick Academy Expansion
Merrick Academy is a 400 student charter school located in Queens borough who hired M.Arch Architects for the feasibility study expanding the student population by 30%. The school's question centered around an intense study of the existing facilities located in a half dozen buildings in which the school had grown beyond its means. The plan and presentation presented to Merrick Academy board of directors and Victory Schools Management proposed a two year occupancy plan of growth and planning for a future facility.
Columbia University Audubon Medical Research Center
M.Arch Architects founder March Chadwick duties as architect for Davis Brody Bond included Design Development, and Construction Documents of Columbia Unversity's Lurie Cancer Research Center properly named the Audubon Medical Resarch Center from the historic nature of the building site. The buildings interior design, landscaping, and coordination of systems engineering were all part of the the project scope as well as communication with building department officials.
Northwestern University Medical Research Center
M.Arch Architects founder March Chadwick duties as architect for Davis Brody Bond included Design Development, and Construction Documents of Northwestern Medical Research Center. The building design incorporated features of the surrounding urban context and the gothic features of the existing university campus. The design for the new building included over street walkway connecting other campus buildings.
New York Public Library South Court
M.Arch Architect's March Chadwick duties as architect for Davis Brody Bond were to provide sketches clarifing design intent and supervise construction of the 42nd Street Library South Court Addtion comprising of training rooms, ampitheatres, glass skylight + stair case, loading dock, staff offices and lounge within Landmark Carrol & Hastings marble courtyard.