29 West Main Street
Fleetwood, PA 19522
U.S. Mail: PO Box 412
P: 610-944-5536
F: 610-944-5539

Cost Effective, Innovative, Timeless, Sustainable Architecture

Portfolio: Community

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Exeter Community Library — Reading, Berks County, PA

Provided full services for the construction of an approximate 17,300 sq. ft. new community library building. The design concept was inspired by traditional berks county barn architecture, which can be seen in the stone gable wall and exposed timber trusses at the front entrance. The building is divided into four major wings: the main library, the childrenís library, program / community rooms, and the administrative area. Each of these wings revolves around a large central lobby, which also doubles as a community display area. Another design highlight is the wonderful natural light that filters throughout the space provided by the large gable windows in the childrenís and main library wings.


Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Acopian Center of Conservation Learning —
Orwigsburg, Schuylkill County, PA

Provided full services in a design/build format for the construction of an approximate 10,468 sq. ft., two-story Research Center, incorporating renewable resource technology. The design concept was to capture the vernacular of the Pennsylvania stone farmhouse with the prominent stone gable-end walls, punctured with vertical slot openings for windows and with the natural siting of the structure, embedded within the hillside


Fleetwood Park Fitness Trail and Playground — Fleetwood, Berks County, PA

Design of a master plan for the existing park facility to include a 10-station fitness trail, playground replacement, expanded parking, adult fitness center, lighting, signage and various other site upgrades.


Mifflin Community Library — Shillington, Berks County, PA

Feasibilty Study for the expansion and renovation of the existing 3,000 sq. ft. library in two construction phases. Phase I included architectural services in a design/build format to renovate existing basement floor into approximate 2,000 sq. ft. of meeting rooms and staff office spaces. Phase II included architectural services for the expansion of the Children's and Young Adult Wings.


Camp Mensch Mill — Alburtis, Lehigh County, PA

Architectural services for a Christian camp and retreat center for the PA Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ. Various projects included a new Adult Center Lodge and Dining Hall, Day Use Pavilion, and renovations to existing facilities.


Reading Phillies/First Energy Stadium — Reading, Berks County, PA

Design of new batting facilities for the Reading Phillies and First Energy Stadium.


Tilden Township Park — Hamburg, Berks County, PA

Watkins Architect provided construction drawings for a new permanent building to be located in Tilden Park as part of the Township Municipal Complex. The municipal building was also designed by Watkins Architect. The building designed to be attached to the existing pavilion will serve multiple functions for those utilizing the park. The new facility provides restrooms, storage, and future concession space for community events and baseball organizations using the ball field. Dugouts were also designed for the baseball fields.


Maidencreek Park — Maidencreek Township, Berks County, PA

Watkins Architect provided design services for a new building at Maidencreek Community Park. The building is being designed to provide permanent restroom facilities for the heavily used park that already contains a large, open air pavilion. Use of the building will include permanent storage space for park maintenance equipment and a possible concession stand component that could be utilized by community groups and in-season athletic organizations.


Bowers Park — Bowers, Berks County, PA

Design of a new concession stand and mensí and womensí ADA accessible restroom facility for the William Delong recreational park. The new concession facility was designed to be attached to an existing pavilion with serving counters on 2 sides of the building. The design also included new electric & water service to the building along with ability to drain water from the building to prevent freezing over winter and vandal resistant exterior finish and doors. Features include stainless steel fixtures and masonry walls and counters.


James A. Umble Memorial Park — Honey Brook Township, Chester County, PA

Design of a new mens' and womens' ADA accessible toilet room and concession facility for the James A. Umble Memorial Park. The new facility was designed to be vandal proof which included such features as stainless steel fixtures, masonry walls and counters.


Other Community Design Projects

29 West Main Street • Fleetwood, PA 19522
U.S. Mail: PO Box 412
P: 610-944-5536 • F: 610-944-5539