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BBP Boathouse // Architecture Research Office, LLC

Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, United States

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Poised on riprap overlooking the water, the new boathouse sits along the Pier 5 Uplands of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The one-and-a-half mile long park has transformed the former industrial waterfront into an exemplar of urban landscape design. Providing secure open-air boat storage at grade level, with a multipurpose room and public restrooms on the upper floor, the architecture of the 5,000 sf boathouse is purposeful, economical and resilient.

© Architecture Research Office, LLC

© Architecture Research Office, LLC

© Architecture Research Office, LLC

© Architecture Research Office, LLC

Robust materials of galvanized steel, gray fiber cement panels, anodized aluminum grilles, exposed concrete floor, and plywood interior walls are composed to elevate the quality of this prosaic building.Credits: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Mueser Rutledge, Construction Specifications, Leslie E. Robertson Associates, Tillett Lighting Design, Jensen Hughes, YR&G (now WSP), Cerami & Associates, Sherwood Design Engineers, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, PJS Group, Altieri Credits:- Tillett Lighting Design – Lighting Designer – Jensen Hughes – Code Consultant – Construction Specifications – Specifications Consultant – YR&G (now WSP) – LEED Consultant – Altieri – M/E/P Engineer – Leslie E.

Robertson Associates – Structural Engineer – PJS Group – General Contractor – Simpson Gumpertz & Heger – Building Envelope & Waterproofing Consultant – Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates – Landscape Architect – Cerami & Associates – Acoustical and Vibration Design – Mueser Rutledge – Geotechnical Engineer – Sherwood Design Engineers – Civil Engineer .

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