Walltown Recreation Center
Design Team Leader (as employee of Szostak Design) as Design Consultant to local architect-of-record for 24,000 sf, $9 million recreation center for the City of Durham Parks and Recreation Department including a gymnasium with spectator seating and a suspended walking track, teen center, senior center, dance studio, media center, multi-purpose meeting space, locker rooms, administrative space, and initial studies for the Phase II aquatics center.
The majority of the Center's functions are organized along a central, two-story concourse and sheltered within a dramatically sculpted, zinc-clad enclosure. The building's design incorporates the original Walltown Community Center, which was hand-built by neighborhood residents in the mid-1960s. Responsible for all aspects of interior and exterior building design, site design, consultant coordination and scheduling, finish selection, costing reconciliation, and production oversight from Schematic Design through Construction Documents. City-owned building delivered through Construction Manager at Risk with Skanska USA. Scheduled completion spring 2010.