Red Hook Labs is a public-benefit corporation which establishes arts education in public schools and community centers, provides accelerated skills training on its premises, and connects teens and young adults to internships and job opportunities in the creative industries. RHL is comprised of four individual Labs: Studio, School, Gallery and Production.
We provided MEP professional consulting engineering services for the renovation. Approximately 5,000sf was in construction. The 2nd floor lab space was renovated into offices. The storage rooms were converted into a laundry room and kitchen. The bathrooms, showers, and lock rooms were extended and renovated. Laboratory systems, exhaust, and halon fire suppression systems were removed. Demo plans and new construction plans were created for the roof, 2nd floor, and 1st floor.
The story of Bethel Gospel Assembly is one that began with humble beginnings, starting with two young black girls that were denied membership into a New York City church in 1916.