Building a sustainable city. Teachers Village by Richard Meier & Partners Architects

17/02/2017
Building a sustainable city. Teachers Village by Richard Meier & Partners Architects
[Newark, New Jersey] USA
metalocus, ANDRÉS TERRAIN
View of Residential Building VI from connecting bridge at the charter schools. Photograph © Scott Frances
The City of Newark and State of New Jersey are aggressively luring business to the region. Some of the incentives include tax credits for job creation, property tax abatements in exchange...
Richard Meier & Partners Architects has completed its project in Newark, New Jersey. The new urban project will house two charter schools and residential buildings of the Teachers Village project, a mixed-use development that is revitalizing a large portion of the city’s downtown and promises to spur future urban growth. 230 Halsey Street has been designed with bright classrooms full of natural light to promote learning and it is intended to become the center of an active, 24-hour neighborhood.

 

Description of project by Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Teachers Village is a mixed-use development envisioned for downtown Newark south of Market Street and west of Broad Street. It will encompass six new buildings, including Workforce Housing, Charter Schools and small to mid-scale retail located along Halsey Street between Branford Street and Hill Street. These elements will provide 200 residential units for teachers, three charter schools, a da...read more

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Richard Meier is well known and respected around the world for his architecture and designs. He has been awarded major commissions in the United States and Europe including courthouses, city halls, museums, corporate headquarters, housing and private residences. Some of his best-known projects include The Getty Center in Los Angeles, the High Museum in Atlanta, the Frankfurt Museum for De...read more