• Gaming stations inside an eSports arena

    eSports Arena Conceptual Design

    For the past 10 years or so, multiplayer video game competitions have been surging in popularity. With this increase in popularity, professional competitions, also known as eSports, have made their way onto college campuses. Schools across the country are adding eSports to their athletic departments and as a result, they are seeking architects and engineers to tailor the arenas to meet their needs. Already a full varsity sport competing in the ECAC Conference, many colleges are growing their …

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  • St. Lawrence University, Gunnison Chapel Receives AIA CNY Award

    We're thrilled to announce that the St. Lawrence University, Gunnison Chapel Restoration project has received a Citation for Design from AIA Central New York in the Adaptive Re-Use/Historic Preservation Category. Built in 1926, the Gunnison Chapel on the St. Lawrence University Campus was designed by Betram Grosvenor Goodhue Associates in the Gothic Revival style and was patterned after their design of St. Thomas Episcopal church in Manhattan. It is not a listed historic structure but is cert…

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  • Revolutionizing New York’s Multifamily Housing

    Developers, building owners, public housing authorities, financing agencies, and design professionals from across Central New York attended NYSERDA’s RetrofitNY Workshop on October 30, 2017 to learn more about the RetrofitNY program, how it relates to high-performance retrofit solutions for existing, affordable multifamily housing, and how they might participate. Barry Halperin and Nicolette Havrish represented Beardsley at the event and shared their input on ways the industry can be more innova…

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  • Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES - Before and After

    Since 2013, Beardsley Architects + Engineers has been working with Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES (WFLBOCES) on the renovations to three existing buildings at their Newark, NY Campus. Through a comprehensive study conducted with WFLBOCES administration and staff, it was determined that the three buildings could be renovated to accommodate 730 people in conference and meeting space. The study also determined the need for a commercial kitchen to serve events held at the conference center while also pr…

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  • March Madness

    The key thing when designing any facility is to think of the end user’s needs. In the case of a gymnasium, we as architects and engineers work with the owner to determine what is important to the coach and players. I’ve been in a lot of gyms over the past few years and I’ve seen firsthand what works and what doesn’t.…

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