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EMS 39


FDNY EMS 39

EAST NEW YORK, BROOKLYN

8,500sf Interior • 8,500sf Green Roof • 1,200sf facade

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EMS 39


FDNY EMS 39

EAST NEW YORK, BROOKLYN

8,500sf Interior • 8,500sf Green Roof • 1,200sf facade

Fire Dept of New York

EMS 39 - East New York, Brooklyn

As a sub to Cameron Engineering Associates, RRA joined CEA's team for this sustainable interior and exterior renovation of FDNY EMS 39 in East New York, Brooklyn. RRA designed several facade options to transform the exterior envelope, as well as the entire interior. Project constraints included re-using the exisitng sturcture without adding more square footage.

RRA developed the selected version from Schematic Design through Construction Documentation. The approval processes included several submissions and presentations to the NYC Public Design Commission, as well as DOB review and approval. FDNY EMS 39 includes:

  • redesigned front facade
  • pedestrian and ambulance doors
  • glazing, brickwork and signage
  • 8,500sf green roof with photovoltaic cells
  • apparatus floor w/ radiant heating
  • solatube interior passive daylighting
  • FF+E in all rooms
  • sustainable mechanical systems
  • added structural reinforcement
  • new electical and plumping throughout

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Fort Totten


FDNY EMS Training Academy

FORT TOTTEN PARK, QUEENS

3-story interior gut reno 12,000sf total Landmarks Approval

Fort Totten


FDNY EMS Training Academy

FORT TOTTEN PARK, QUEENS

3-story interior gut reno 12,000sf total Landmarks Approval

Fire Dept of New York

EMS TRAINING ACADEMY - Fort Totten, Queens

As sub to Cameron Engineering Associates, RRA joined CEA's team to renovate the 3-story, east wing interior of this historic, revolutionary war building. Residing on NYC Parks & Recreation property, Fort Totten (built in the 1800s) remains the headquarters of the U.S Army Reserves 77th Division and the Statue of Liberty Division.

Building 325 is operated by the FDNY and seves as the Training Academy for all EMS and EMT personnel accross the five boroughs. Construction approval processes included Landmarks Preservation Commission review as well as DOB compliance. RRA produced multiple design iterations for this comprehensive interior transformation, taking the selected version from Schematic Design through Construction Documentation. CEA supervised the Construction Administration process while implementing their designs for new MEP systems and structural modifications. The reconfigured programming includes:

  • instructor workstations,
  • classrooms and instuctor offices
  • student lounge and cafeteria
  • simulation and control rooms
  • museum/memorial room
  • lobby with reception, and are

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