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The Town of Brookline is currently working on a town-wide master plan to rehabilitate it’s (5) existing fire stations. In an effort to control the infiltration of fire event carcinogens into non-response areas of their fire stations, they have asked the GGD/JRA team for assistance. As such, we originally asked to document the current environmental...
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The new Centerville – Osterville – Marstons Mills Fire Rescue Station #2 in Osterville, MA, is the second station in the COMM District for which we have provided design services. A key goal for this station was to have it “fit” into the architectural character of the historic town center and its Cape Cod context....
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(Engine 6) Environmental Zoning and Interior Upgrades Johnson Roberts Associates is assisting the City of Cambridge in the development of a master plan for the updating of (6) aging fire stations. Our initial work began with the documentation of the current environmental zoning (Red / Hot – areas directly associated with response activities, Yellow /...
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(Engine 9) Environmental Zoning and Interior Upgrades Johnson Roberts Associates is assisting the City of Cambridge in the development of a master plan for the updating of (6) aging fire stations. Our work on the Lexington Avenue station (the second fire house to be updated) began with the documentation of the current environmental zoning (Red...
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Essex Public Safety Building, Entrance
Johnson Roberts Associates worked with the Town of Essex, Massachusetts to develop a space needs program to accommodate the town’s police and fire department. This process included considering possible renovations to the existing station or new construction of either combined or separate facilities. Following an extensive evaluation of multiple sites and construction strategies, the Town...
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Johnson Roberts Associates conducted a feasibility study for the Town of Northborough to determine the best option to house their fire department. Built in 1975, the current Northborough Fire Station was designed to accommodate an all-volunteer department. As such, the space lacks sleeping quarters for firefighters and provisions for female firefighters. While upgrades over the...
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BFD Design Guidelines, Historically Sensitive
Johnson Roberts Associates collaborated with the Boston Fire Department to create Firehouse Design Guidelines for new firehouses and future improvements/upgrades. Months of research included an existing facilities study, meetings with chiefs and other fire department personnel, and comparisons to similar initiatives in other municipalities. As a result, the Boston Fire Department has a comprehensive and...
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This new station houses up to six vehicles, including an Engine, a boat, a brush truck, and a crew of three. The crew member spaces include sleeping quarters, kitchen and dining areas, and a fitness room. Building on experience working with the Boston Fire Department on their Firehouse Design Guidelines, we incorporated ‘Healthy In, Healthy...
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Wenham Police Station
Construction for renovations of the Wenham Town Hall and for a new Wenham Police Station are are complete. Renovation of the original Wenham Town Hall, built in 1842, includes construction of an addition containing an accessible entrance, egress stairs and elevators, and interior renovations. The Wenham Police Station is located on an adjacent site and...
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Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills Fire Rescue Station #3
Marstons Mills, Massachusetts The new Centerville – Osterville – Marstons Mills Fire Rescue Station #3 in Marstons Mills, MA, is sympathetic to the surrounding Cape Cod vernacular buildings, materials, and compositions. The massing of the building reinforces the functional zones of the fire station barn as apparatus bays and farm house as firefighter living quarters....
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