Designs complete for arts school renovation.DMR (Digital Media Receiver) See digital media hub. Architects has designed a dramatic $15 million addition and renovation for The Paul Robeson Community Theme School for the Arts, located on the corner of Comstock and Commercial Avenues in New Brunswick, New Jersey This article is about the city in New Jersey. For the Canadian province, see New Brunswick.
New Brunswick, also known as "the Healthcare City" or "Hub City", is a city and the county seat of the County of Middlesex, New Jersey, USA. .
Renovations include a spacious, light-filled entrance as well as exterior upgrades to create design continuity between the existing 59,000 s/f building and the new addition.
The 27,000 s/f addition will be comprised of administration offices, specialized instructional classrooms, two-story media center, full-kitchen cafeteria cafeteria: see restaurant. and an auditorium auditorium
Portion of a theater or hall where an audience sits, as distinct from the stage. The auditorium originated in the theaters of ancient Greece, as a semicircular seating area cut into a hillside. . The media center, cafeteria and auditorium are doubly functional and can be easily closed off from the rest of the school for use by community programs and activities.
The new design of the building is intended to be a focal point focal point
See focus. for the local neighborhood and to showcase the new identity that is affiliated with the school's performing arts program. The Paul Robeson Community Theme School for the Arts currently enrolls 404 students.
Ricardo Bermudez, senior design architect of DMR Architects, commented, "As a specialty school fostering development in the arts, our design plans reflected the creative atmosphere of this unique school. DMR is proud to continue to build on our presence in the educational and arts communities."