Sandy Response - New Home Needed in Midland Beach

Staten Island, New York

Desired Services
Building & Space Identification,Accessibility & Code Compliance,Healthy & Sustainable Environments

Project Description

A resident of the Midland Beach area of Staten Island, NY needs professional architecture and engineering services for a new two story home. His house was red-tagged after the storm hit and has since been leveled. He and his family have been living in a hotel for nearly five months. The lot is 40' by 100' and he would like to build a two story home with 3-4 bedrooms for his family. This house would like to be approximately 1100 to 1200 square feet.

Design of the home is open to discussion with the owner. Any FEMA requirements for insurance are to be discussed further with the owner.

Architecture for Humanity's NY Mission -
In the aftermath of super storm Sandy, Architecture for Humanity quickly responded by conducting thorough surveys of many damaged neighborhoods in the New York area. The next phase of this project, Constructing Resilient Communities Program, is to expand upon this effort and connect professionals with home owners and businesses that are in need of architectural, structural, engineering or civil services. Our goal is to provide assistance to people in an affordable, efficient and supportive way and to get the community back together again.

Timeline
Would like to have construction documents started before 2013 hurricane season begins.