PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

PERFORMANCE DIAGNOSTICS



 

  • pioneers in establishing & applying specialized protocol for performance evaluations of historic buildings, including energy efficiency & durability

  • systems diagnostics, tuning and operations maintenance plans

  • structural evaluations of archaic, pre-code, unique construction

  • environmental analysis, including stormwater management

  • extraordinary skills in tracking & resolving building leaks, mold hazmat

PLANNING, FORENSICS & INVESTIGATION



  • master plans that provide a unified vision that may be accomplished over a 1- to 20-year period

  • acquisition planning in anticipation of purchasing a property, including investigative analysis of the property

  • condition surveys that map out issues—positive and negative—affecting the site, in an easy-to-read format

  • condition assessments that focus on singular problems at a site

  • feasibility studies that show the potential of a project or property

SUSTAINABLE PRESERVATION & PROJECT DEVELOPMENT​



  • stabilization plans for securing a site while funding or acquisition is underway

  • preservation plans for preserving the important elements of a site and its authenticity

  • restoration plans to present the site in a unified framework representing important periods in its history

  • redevelopment or rehabilitation plans that assist the site in conforming to new uses or the integration of new technologies

  • critical studies of structure, finishes, interiors, exteriors, systems and landscaping

NEW BUILDINGS & SITE DESIGN

 

  • new buildings within an historical context that blend with the existing fabric of their surroundings

  • interiors that represent an “archaeological” aesthetic, combining important authentic elements of the original building into the design

  • “green” building technologies, representing important environmental-, energy- and occupant-sensitive measures

  • incorporation of traditional elements used to provide a new perspective

  • lasting effect; design that is built to age and operate well

GRANTS & FUND-RAISING

 

  • identification of multiple sources of funding—special allocations, grants, loans—for a variety of project types

  • participation in events related to capital campaigns

  • program development for campaigns and applications, including related research

  • national register nominations

  • historic structure reports

DREAM TREEHOUSE

 

  • treehouses provide layers for enjoying life

  • intimacy with nature

  • patented attachment systems which expands as tree grows

  • sustainable materials

 

 

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wsa@modernruins.com

P: (914) 591-1900

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