SUNY Canton Southworth Library Cyber Cafe
Client: SUNY Canton | Location: Canton, New York | Completion Date: 2017 | Services Provided: Architectural
Aubertine and Currier Architects, Engineers & Land Surveyors, PLLC provided A/E design services and Construction Administration for the new, state of the art, cyber café, dining area and rest rooms. The area is designed for a better space for students to eat and study in. The café offers Starbucks coffee and espresso beverages with the eatery has a build-your-own sandwich station, and many other snack, dinner or desert options.
A&C was first contracted to provide a feasibility study and conceptual drawings to better define the scope and budget for the renovation of the café and food serving area. The scope included the renovation of existing 1,511 sf food service area, existing bathroom facilities, and fixture requirements to meet ADA Compliance. There were several meetings with the owner to better define the needs and efficiency of the space to be renovated. NYS Building Code, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) were conducted and a cost estimate was developed for the project.
The project featured the overall renovation of the space, creating a new look, with new seating and soft lighting to help establish a fresh atmosphere for the college’s premier coffee shop. Architectural features included acoustical clouds above high top tables, energy efficient lighting, HVAC systems.