Archive
Tag "urban design"

Brig_Prespective01

The City of Brigantine, NJ, a cherished beach community located just north of Atlantic City, recently received grant funding from New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to improve the streetscape of the central business district. Brigantine Avenue, the focus of the improvements, features generous sidewalks along the storefronts, however a lack of shade and pedestrian amenities have left the space feeling bleak to visitors on foot.
Brig_ProjectLocation

Our firm drew on its experience designing pedestrian scale public spaces to develop a more welcoming and engaging streetscape. A design featuring new street lighting, resilient shade trees, decorative paving and ample seating opportunities will help enliven this five block stretch throughout the year. Additional features such as decorative painted crosswalks and holiday lights will punctuate the business district as a local destination spot. Given the harsh coastal environment, much consideration was given to selecting resilient salt tolerant plants and corrosion resistant site furnishings. The careful planning and design by Cairone & Kaupp, Inc. will ensure that the center of Brigantine is a highlight for many years to come. Construction is scheduled to begin Spring 2016.

Typical improvements include street lighting, decorative paving, shade trees, benches, trash/recycling receptacles, bike racks

Typical improvements include street lighting, decorative paving, shade trees, benches, trash/recycling receptacles, bike racks

Brig_Prespective02

01-PennPresbyterian

Cairone and Kaupp, Inc. (CKI) recently collaborated with Ewing Cole on the 38th Street Garden, part of the new Advanced Care Pavilion at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. The Garden will be a combination public green and private garden for visitors, patients and hospital employees to enjoy. Included in the design are terraced lawn areas providing outdoor event spaces for the hospital, and lush native plantings that lend soothing scenery to patients receiving treatment at the new Infusion Center. A pair of rain gardens, collecting roof and surface runoff, is integrated into the design and intermingles with a series of granite seatwalls to shape the intimate private garden. CKI is excited to move forward toward construction of this great addition to the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and the surrounding neighborhood.

02-PennPresbyterian

03-PennPresbyterian