Tompkins County Legislature

Tompkins County | Ithaca, NY This historically sensitive renovation transformed a 1854 double-height courtroom into a 21st Century public assembly space for the Tompkins County Legislature. The renovated facility includes a central 16-seat Legislature horseshoe meeting table, several semi-private staff offices, ancillary meeting spaces, public seating for over 40 persons, and sophisticated acoustical, lighting and audiovisual technology. Interior windows and … Read More

Southworth Library

Dryden Library | Dryden, NY The Lincoln Center Addition triples the capacity of the original historic Southworth Library, a treasured Romanesque style building designed by William Henry Miller in 1894 and listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The design approach was to add “behind” it and to connect to it with a light and transparent link allowing the … Read More

Food Bank of the Southern Tier

Food Bank of the Southern Tier | Elmira, NY The Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s new headquarters and warehouse creates a functionally efficient building for staff and volunteers, and presents a welcoming, and neighborly image to the community. The facility’s creative, innovative, and “frugal-industrial” style reflects the Food Bank’s fiscally responsible mission and clearly states the organization’s brand to … Read More

Tompkins County | Human Services Offices

Tompkins County | Ithaca, NY Natural light, bright colors and durable materials transformed this former carpet store into Tompkins County’s highly visible Human Service Annex. The building’s adaptive reuse began with opening the south and west walls and enlarging the windows and wall system to allow borrowed light deep into the building. Enclosed offices along the north side of the … Read More