Owner

Bergen Community College

Location

Paramus, New Jersey

Total Area

Addition: 16,000 sf

Alteration: 25,000 sf

Scope

Architecture and Interior Design Services

Coordination of consultants for Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electric, & Fire Protection Engineering, IT/Technology & Security

Bergen Community College New Science Wing Interior View

Bergen Community College Science Wing

Program

Additions and alterations, roughly doubling the size of the existing Science Department. Project will provide new Science Labs housing the disciplines of Earth Science, Physics, Biology, Micro-Biology, Chemistry and Organic Chemistry.

Challenges

Updating a 40-year old infrastructure

Keeping programs operational through construction on a site with spacial restrictions

Resolving the needs of diverse faculty end-users