Mike Orman

Mike Orman

New York, NY, US


Courtyard Enclosure - Queens, NY

This Queens, NY based college decided to undertake an enclosure to an existing courtyard academic building in order to expand their dining facilities and provide event space for up to 400 guests.

In a request for proposals, several schemes were developed for the college’s consideration.  Early goals were established of maintaining daylight and vegitation in the courtyard space. 

The space had to work for three different uses: circulation space, dining hall, and event space.  Preliminary schemes considered different plan layouts and roof forms.

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Status: Under Construction
Location: New York, NY, US
My Role: Architectural Intern
Additional Credits: This was a team project