February 16, 2021
KPFF Consulting Engineers has actually just recently spearheaded three adaptive reuse jobs, transforming old building structures in both Manhattan and the Bronx. They consist of 46-74 Gansevoort St., in the Meatpacking District, 108 Leonard St. in Tribeca, and 671 Possibility Ave. in the Bronx.
At 671 Possibility, KPFF is providing architectural design solutions for a charter college. The task includes three existing structures of differing construction kinds incorporated and vertically bigger to serve a sports-focused charter institution. The structural scheme is in the advancement procedure, changing the existing framework to suit a regulation basketball gym at what had been a second-floor ballroom.
“It is compensating to service projects that supply preservation, sustainability, as well as variety,” said Spiro Kremmidas, New york city principal of KPFF. “Our structural design solutions customize existing frameworks to fit future needs while preserving frameworks of the past.”
Pictured: 671 Prospect Ave.
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