The design and construction team recently gathered with the Central Park Conservancy to celebrate the topping out of the Harlem Meer Center. As we mark this important project milestone, progress on the Center continues to build momentum.
The Harlem Meer Center is coming out of the ground at the northern end of Central Park! The steel columns and formwork for the gathering space are going up and the concrete is being poured. The sitework is progressing with preliminary grading for the pool and rink and new landscape planting along the historic watercourse. See the full project profile here.
The Paul J. Schupf Art Center celebrated its grand opening on December 16th. The center will be a new beacon for the arts in downtown Waterville. The project, a collaboration between Colby College and Waterville Creates, is part of an initiative to reinvest in the city’s downtown and forge a stronger connection between the campus and the surrounding Waterville community.
The Sylvia H. Rambo United States Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania had its ribbon cutting on December 9th. The building and its surrounding landscape will become a civic icon and public space that serve as a catalyst for further revitalization of the city.
We are pleased to announce that the Arthur Metz Bicentennial Carillon at Indiana University and College of the Atlantic’s Davis Center for Human Ecology were recognized by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban in their Annual American Architecture Awards.
On November 3rd, 2022, Susan Rodriguez delivered the 2022 Fall AIA Central Pennsylvania Lecture. The lecture, entitled “Overlay,” explored the design process of intentionally creating NEW overlaid upon what is and what has been.
An official naming ceremony, honoring Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, took place Thursday, June 23rd at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s new Federal Courthouse. “It is altogether fitting and appropriate that a significant public building be named for Judge Rambo in her lifetime. It reflects a permanent, public acknowledgment of the impact that Judge Rambo has had on her community and this district court,” said Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann, of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. The project is currently under construction and is scheduled to open February 2023.
The Center for Human Ecology at College of the Atlantic is a recipient of the 2022 AIA Maine Design Award! Mikhail Grinwald from STR|A•D along with Tim Lock and Alex Rosenthal from OPAL were there to accept the award on May 11th in Portland.