Boston Road / Alexander Gorlin Architects

first_imgSave this picture!© Michael Moran+ 22 Share Manufacturers: Endicott, Allied Metals, Halo Floors, AsentoParticipants:Breaking GroundCity:BronxCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Michael MoranRecommended ProductsMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 82 ADMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingText description provided by the architects. Boston Road provides 154 units of housing for formerly homeless people, many of them seniors and living with HIV/AIDS, as well as low-income working adults from the South Bronx. Save this picture!© Michael MoranThe building’s internal layout places equal emphasis on private rooms and communal spaces. Shared areas include multi-purpose rooms to accommodate social services and tenant meetings. In addition, there is a large patio and garden, a roof terrace, computer lab, exercise room, bicycle storage and laundry.Save this picture!DiagramThe colored metal panels in the façade both animate its surface and serve to recall the history of the site. The building stands in the Morrisania neighborhood, on the site of the farm owned by James Morris who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Morris offered the farm to the new government as the future Capitol of the United States, however Washington DC won out.Save this picture!© Michael MoranThe waving ceiling of the lobby also refers to the geology and topography of the site, where a large rock of schist stood exposed to the weather.Save this picture!© Michael MoranSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Michael MoranThe building has been designed for Energy Star rating. Energy-efficient elements include a green roof and a building management system that regulates electrical, cooling, and lighting systems. Low and non-VOC content finishes are used throughout the interiors to provide a healthy environment for tenants.Save this picture!© Michael MoranSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Michael MoranProject gallerySee allShow lessEnnead Architects Makes Progress on New University of Michigan Biological Sciences B…Architecture News”The Archipreneur Concept”: A Business Book That Brings Architecture Practice into t…PublicationsProject locationAddress:United States,1191 Boston Rd, Bronx, NY 10456, USALocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Social Housing Boston Road / Alexander Gorlin Architects Projects Area:  90000 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopySocial Housing•Bronx, United States United Statescenter_img Architects: Alexander Gorlin Architects Area Area of this architecture project Year:  Boston Road / Alexander Gorlin ArchitectsSave this projectSaveBoston Road / Alexander Gorlin Architects 2015 Photographs:  Michael Moran Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeAlexander Gorlin ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureSocial HousingBronxUnited StatesPublished on August 07, 2016Cite: “Boston Road / Alexander Gorlin Architects” 07 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialPlastics / FibersRodecaTranslucent Building Elements in Downton Primary SchoolSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – LonglightBathroom FurnitureBradley Corporation USAToilet Partition CubiclesSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – One-offAcousticFabriTRAK®FabriFELT™ for Walls and CeilingsBoardsStructureCraftStructural Panel – Dowel Laminated TimberThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelDoorsJansenSmoke Control Door – Economy 60Louvers / ShuttersShade FactorExternal Venetian BlindsMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?纽约波士顿路公寓 / Alexander Gorlin Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” ArchDaily “COPY”last_img read more