The visual characteristics of the existing
structures have been maintained and blended with new features to enhance
the appearance and function.
LEFT: The central building
becomes the hub of surrounding activities. LOWER LEFT: The
entry has been slightly altered with the brightly colored tensile fabric
structure to draw the attention of it's participants. BELOW:
The existing facade of the main complex reveals large open bays once
used by the large trucks.
The large open views within the existing
building were maintained. The multi-story floor plates step back
from the entry to allow the new arrival to orient themselves to the surroundings.
The multipurpuse room as viewed from the
top floor and catwalk. The existing burners in the building are to large
to remove and have been proposed to remain as part of the site history
and building infrastructure.
The multipurpuse room may be used as a
small lecture room, art class, or reception hall, etc.