Becica Associates is pleased to announce that the Haddonfield residents approved all three components of the 2016 Bond Referendum! This is an exciting time for the Haddonfield Public Schools, residents and most importantly the students! Read all about the voting results and the Board of Education’s enthusiasm published by The Haddonfield Sun. Supporting documents for the Referendum can be found here.
A capital repair project of 928,000 square foot distribution center for automobile parts to correct over 28,000 feet of concrete fractures/cracks in 130,000 square feet of precast-prestressed concrete wall panels. Repairs were necessary to protect the durability and structural safety of the wall panels, the weather resistant integrity of the building envelope and restore the originally intended aesthetics of the façade.
Becica Associates provided facade condition assessment, design and construction administration services for Cherry Hill Board of Education at High School East. The repair option chosen was a complete facade replacement using reinforced brick masonry veneer. Project included the reconstruction of the entire wall, including portions of the back-up wall, cavity drainage systems, and energy efficient window systems.
Becica Associates provided condition assessment, forensic engineering, design and construction administration for this 20-story residential condominium building in Ventnor, New Jersey, that houses 324 units built in 1970. Pedestrian hazards created by falling concrete from balcony beam soffits prompted BA’s involvement. BA completed a number of investigations including load testing of balconies to determine the cause of the failures. Design for balcony repairs included replacing edge beam concrete while maintaining existing balcony slabs, new balcony coatings, guard rails and sliding glass doors.
Additional projects included pool deck repairs, a new front entry Porte Cochere, roof replacement, roof top cooling tower replacement and mechanical penthouse exterior wall over cladding.
Becica Associates provided Architectural and Engineering Services for the design of a 6,500 square foot Instructional Media Center and elevator addition. Managed and funded by New Jersey Schools Development Authority, the building includes: Computer classroom, book stack areas, quiet reading spaces, constructed as a multi-use flexible, learning space created by a long clear span acoustically dampened structure.
Becica Associates provided design services for a 22,000 square foot addition and renovations to the existing facilities. The completed facility was expanded to include: New science, art and music classrooms, gymnasium/multi-purpose room, full service kitchen, locker rooms, toilet rooms, physical education office, and staff room and new front canopy entrance. Renovations included: Roof replacement and complete facade renovation and HVAC replacements, new bus loop, barrier-free curb ramps and sidewalks, storm drainage and utility systems work.
Becica Associates was engaged by New Jersey School Construction Corporation to evaluate the adaptive reuse and expansion of an existing office building into a 615 student Early Childhood Center for the Millville School District. Alterations included reconfiguring 61,000 SF of space to accommodate 29 classrooms, parent and teacher meeting rooms, gross motor skills rooms, a full service kitchen, a wellness center, administrative and support areas. New construction included a 23,000 SF addition containing 12 classrooms as well as a multi-use space. Restoration included a complete facade replacement.
Becica Associates designed the new Cherry Hill High School West auditorium to accommodate a prominent performing arts program and to modernize the existing band and practice rooms. The 25,000 square foot fully air-conditioned facility although separate was integrated into the existing campus-like setting of the High School. House seating totals 1,005 in a side entry format. Stage area includes 3,300 square feet with a fully fly-loft space. A recessed orchestra pit seats 50 musicians. Back stage areas include set production, dressing rooms, storage and a vocal music classroom. State of the art production lighting and sound systems were also installed.
Robins’ Nest is a charity organization located in Glassboro, NJ whose mission is to insure the safety of children and enhance their well-being in a family setting. Becica Associates LLC designed a new building to provide much needed space for an expanding counselor and administrative staff. BA was selected as a “partner” to help improve the organization’s facilities.