Pacheco Ross Architects, PC
72 Voorheesville Ave.
PO Box 558
Voorheesville, NY 12186
City of Lethbridge, AB
Niskayuna Fire District #1
City of Norwalk Fire Department
Town of DeWitt Multi-Purpose Facility
Fayetteville Fire Department
Great Barrington Fire Department
Horsham Battalion #2
Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.
Monroe Township Fire District #3
Orangeburg Fire District
City of Poughkeepsie Public Safety Facility
River Oaks Fire and Rescue Station 23
Spencer Fire Department
Stillwater Fire District Headquarters
Fort Washington Fire Company
Reuse existing very narrow site between U.S. Route 1 and I-95. Control noise pollution, extreme traffic conditions and air quality.
Achieve LEED Certification, probable Gold status. Day-lighting, passive solar gain, state-of-the-art HVAC, energy saving systems, noise abatement and continuous Hi-R insulation.
Combine very busy urban Fire Department, Fire Adminsitration, Fire Marshal, City-wide IT center and new regional EOC which is funded by a Federal grant.
Created 4-story facility with large mezzanine to add space within the high bays. Successfully utilized corridors, walls and roof to protect living spaces from noise and pollution.
Large mezzanine spaces are adjacent to bays and classroom. Developed chargeable standpipe, Siamese connection; interior rope training, rappelling points, windows, evacuation, ladder floor-tofloor transfer, confined space, rescue hatch, smoke and ability to create additional regimens.
Developed separate EOC, IT, and Fire programs to define operations, response and public/private interactions. Created areas within the building and on the site to accomodate multiple uses and public education visits.
Negotiated with DOT, City and State to acquire State land needed to create additional width on the site.
Complete Assessment and Budget, Report with Professional Recommendations to Vacate Existing Facility on Small Difficult Site. Conducted Forums and Meetings with Stakeholders and Responders to Present Findings and Alternatives.
Worked Closely with Owner to Acquire Private Financing for Land Acquisition and Construction
Bring together the Community, Membership and the Fire Company Board of Trustees for Input, Design and Concerns. Utilized Programming and Schematic Design to Engage Diverse Stakeholders and Fulfill Their Needs.
Participated and Led Presentations and Informative Meetings to Creat Unanimous Buy-in on the Project. Developed Sub-Committees to Work on Various Spaces such as Bays, Kitchen, Bunks and Administration.