North Smithfield Community Center, RI, 1995
Program Development, Interior Design, Architecture,
Engineering, Construction Management
The community center in North Smithfield, Rhode Island was completed
in October 1995.
Kinoo, Inc. provided all architectural, engineering, and construction
management services under a turnkey (design/build) contract. The
center occupies 7800 square feet and contains classrooms, public
assembly spaces, and reception. The architectural design allows
great flexibility in allowing multiple use of the same space. The
educational areas such as classrooms are created by means of movable
partitions that can be removed to provide larger assembly areas.
Building mechanical and electrical systems include rooftop forced
air gas-fired heating and electrical air conditioning units. The
design complies with ADA, barrier free access, as well as conforms
to all local