Owner

Bergen Community College

Location

Paramus, New Jersey

Total Area

55,000 sf

Scope

Architecture and interior design services from programming through construction in association with Fredric Rosen, Architect

Consultants to RSA provided mechanical, lighting, electrical, plumbing, and cost estimating services

Photo Credit

© David Sundberg/Esto

Bergen County Community College New Technical Education Center Interior View
Bergen County Community College New Technical Education Center Exterior View
Bergen County Community College New Technical Education Center Exterior View
Bergen County Community College New Technical Education Center Exterior View
Bergen County Community College New Technical Education Center Exterior View
Bergen County Community College New Technical Education Center Interior View

New Technical Education Center

Program

New state-of-the-art structure to house a simulated manufacturing environment including:

  • High-tech electronics, robotics, and computer labs
  • Two observatories
  • Classrooms, meeting rooms, and community space

Challenges

Creating a highly flexible space that can address diverse, complex technical needs

Developing a design vocabulary that complements the existing campus while updating its image

Devising and implementing a project schedule that coordinates with the college's student program schedule

Awards

  • Archi Award Commendation Design Award - 2004
  • American Institute of Architects / Long Island Chapter