KJ / Ramaz SchoolNew York, New York

  • An addition to the KJ/Ramaz School
  • Includes adding new connecting stairs between lower floors, a new courtyard addition for increased library space, new slab openings, and rooftop equipment support
  • Renovations to the synagogue mainly consist of upgrades to the roof
  • Further renovations were needed following a fire in 2011
  • The renovations include an analysis of the damaged structure
  • The original historic synagogue was constructed primarily of wood joists and masonry bearing walls
  • The sanctuary and mezzanine are being rebuilt with steel framing and light-weight concrete on metal decking
  • The new project also includes the addition of expanded classroom space above the synagogue
  • The systems of the recently renovated school are integrated with the new expansion