Child Care

Lehman Childcare Centre, New York

Overview

Building a daycare center in the tight urban space of a downtown university campus in the Bronx isn’t child’s play, but it’s a whole lot easier when it’s built off site in a factory-controlled environment and craned into place, one module at a time, over a single week.

The architect’s vision was to minimize campus disruption, maximize outdoor play areas and build in best practices in sustainability. College officials estimated that time from ground-breaking to occupancy was cut in half using NRB’s modular manufacturing.

Details

Client:

The City University of New York (CUNY)

Construction Partner:

Axis Construction

Building Size:

12,000 sq. ft.

Project Timeline:

44 weeks

Awards:

First Place, Modular Building Institute Awards

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