The Museum of American Armor
Old Bethpage Village, NY
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On behalf of the Museum of American Armor, Cameron Engineering provided comprehensive multi-disciplinary engineering services from Concept Master Plan/SEQR, Contract Documents Phase, Bid Phase and Construction Phase Services for the new $5 million museum to open in the summer of 2014. The 25,000 square foot prefabricated steel building will house the museum’s collection of vintage operation armor on the grounds of the Nassau County’s Old Bethpage Village Restoration. In addition to vehicle storage and display the building incorporates a vehicle maintenance area, administrative offices, gift shop, Board Conference Room, restrooms, and related support spaces.
Engineering scope of services including building selection based on operational programming, site plan design, infrastructure design for new utility services, stormwater management, structural foundation and slab design for the building, mechanical/ electrical/ plumbing/ fire protection design for the building and overall site access and overflow parking design for special events.
Molloy College 9/11 Memorial
Rockville Centre, NY
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Cameron Engineering provided landscape Architectural services towards the development of a 911 memorial on the Molloy College campus. Working with the Colleges memorial committee, Cameron Engineering developed and presented a series of conceptual memorial options which evaluated location, layout, materials, landscaping, and precedent 911 steel memorials for context.
The area nearest Public Square plaza was selected as the preferred location because if its visibility, and setback from the main trafficked walks. Utilizing a member of steel retrieved from the World Trade Center as a central feature, Cameron Engineering developed a design utilizing twin monolithic rectangular limestone benches, and a matching limestone base for the steel memorial. Gravel pavement and a limited but strong plant pallet were used to accent the main stone features.
The 9/11 Memorial is dedicated to all those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. As such, a quote by Catherine of Siena was selected by the Memorial Committee to be etched into the memorial. Cameron Engineering coordinated the stone selection, shaping, etching, and installation with a local fabricator.
The memorial was dedicated on September 11, 2012.