Client: New York City Department of Education Architect: HMA2
The Boaz R. Weinstein Library renovation, headed by architects HMA2 provided a much upgraded library space to the Stuyvesant community. The library offers a unique study spaces for the students, including a communal study area, computer research area, lecture space and lounge. Milder Office designed a bench with a shelf behind the backrest to accommodate students’ books and bags. The benches are easily moved to support a range of activities and events at the library.
Milder Office furniture for the project includes upright lecture tables, standing height computer stations, bookcases, work tables, and cafe tables.
HMA2 specified Marmoleum laminate throughout.
Innovate Manhattan Charter School
HMA2 designed a flexible open floor layout, offering a variety of study and work spaces to match the unique ‘workshop’ model of teaching at Innovate Manhattan Charter School. The middle school methodology is based on the Kunskapsskolan Education (KED) model that focuses on personalizing student curriculum based on individual student goals and achievements (rather than statistical averages).
Milder Office designed custom benches and tables that serve as informal study and meeting areas for students within a large open space. Milder Office also supplied worktables (with laminate top) and computer stations.