Jonas Bronck Academy

Bronx, NY

Our design responds to the difficult requirements of integrating a 40,000-sq. ft. intermediate school into a new 14-story mixed-use commercial tower on the 4th and 5th floors.

As Design Architect, we worked closely with the developer’s core and shell design-build team, adapting NYC School Construction Authority standards to the academy’s specialized curriculum, while addressing client concerns regarding circulation, security, and having a dedicated entry.

Our design complies with Green Schools initiatives for sustainability, including extensive daylighting, high-performance building systems, and sustainable materials. The space features a cafeteria, computer center, large multi-purpose/exercise room and specialized teaching facilities for art, science and music.