Owner

New Jersey Building Authority

Location

Trenton, New Jersey

Total Area

167,000 sf

Scope

As Architect of Record to Torcon, Inc., the design-build contractor for the project, RSA provided architectural services during design development, construction documentation and construction phase

Photo Credit

© William Taylor

New Jersey State Capitol Complex Exterior View
New Jersey State Capitol Complex Exterior Drawing

New Jersey State Capitol Complex

Program

Three level parking garage for 1,100 cars

Shell space for future cafeteria and visitor center

New loading, storage, and service areas for New Jersey State Archive

Landscaped plaza constructed on the roof of the parking structure, level with the main floor of the State Capitol Complex

Challenges

Respecting the historical integrity of the existing capitol complex while responding creatively and practically to stringent site requirements

Arriving at a subtle contextual solution which honors the past while fulfilling modern criteria