Temple Adath Israel consists of a complex of multiple adjoining buildings, built over time. Initial construction occurred in the 1950s including a sanctuary addition designed by Pietro Belluschi and Charles Wise in 1959. Programmatically, the facility encompasses worship, education and administrative space. Although physical facility failures were addressed as they appeared, in 2014 the synagogue [...]
Westtown School is a Quaker, co-educational, college preparatory day and boarding school for pre-K through twelfth grades. The 1975 science building underwent renovations and an expansion that doubled its square footage to 36,000 square feet and allows all Middle and Upper School science classes to meet in the same building for the first time.
When steam pipes burst in late 2010, damaging John Stewart Memorial Library and causing various programs housed there to be relocated, Wilson College turned misfortune into an opportunity to transform the 30,000 square foot library into a vibrant, modern 21st century learning and research environment that promotes group and individual study, social engagement and optimum [...]
Formerly known as Town Center West, The Inn at Swarthmore is a development concept that includes the construction of an inn, restaurant, and retail space to house an expanded Swarthmore College bookstore. The inn—the centerpiece of the project—was imagined as a hub of intellectual energy and a gathering place for faculty, students, and staff; for visiting [...]
Celebrating its 150th year, Delaware Historical Society is a statewide, non-profit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage and culture. It owns and operates several buildings, among them the Delaware History Museum and historic Old Town Hall, two parts of an ambitious renovation project. In 1995, the society acquired a former Woolworth’s [...]
The new Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons at WHYY’s studio near Independence Mall is a unique facility, designed to teach the community to express itself through digital technology, helping individuals learn to tell their own stories and the stories of their communities through digital video, audio, and new media. The award-winning renovation and an [...]