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Camp Somerset Architecture & Masterplanning

Camp Somerset Architecture & Masterplanning

  Sorensen Partners is Architect and Masterplanner for 42-acre Camp Somerset for Girls in Smithfield, Maine. Historic Camp Somerset operated between 1921 and 1986. The new owners are resurrecting the spectacular site as a premier outdoor learning environment. Our architecture and masterplanning work includes the […]

High-rise Housing for Berkeley Investments

High-rise Housing for Berkeley Investments

Sorensen Partners provided concept design and permitting feasibility for adapting an existing four-story masonry warehouse building into high-rise housing for Boston-based Berkeley Investments. The first scenario (53,000 GSF/66 units) adapted the existing masonry warehouse building. The second scenario (141,000 GSF/169 units) demolished a rear wing of the existing building […]

Interpretive Trail for San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Interpretive Trail for San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Seven human-size bird ‘totems’ built of Redwood, Guasivan, and stainless steel tube line a five-mile levee trail that journeys dramatically into the center of the San Francisco Bay. Depicting characteristic behaviors of bird species important to the Refuge (species were selected by naturalist staff), the totems […]

Neighborhood Masterplanning & Charrette for Lawrence Community Works

Neighborhood Masterplanning & Charrette for Lawrence Community Works

Sorensen Partners worked with Lawrence Community Works in Spring and Summer 2013 to assist residents of the North Common Neighborhood in Lawrence, MA in setting development goals for improving physical community amenities – including housing, public buildings, and parks. The planning process was funded by […]

Sunburst House – White Mountains, NH

Sunburst House – White Mountains, NH

  Under construction this fall, Sorensen Partners’ Sunburst House is a 1,000 square foot home in the White Mountains used as a primary residence and studio/guest house. The eighty-foot long structure is united under a single stress-skin panel roof and is clad in Corten steel […]

Yale University Housing Porches & Stairs Preservation & Reconstruction

Yale University Housing Porches & Stairs Preservation & Reconstruction

Sorensen Partners worked for Yale University in Spring 2016 to design the preservation and reconstruction of two 1920s wooden porches and stairs for graduate student housing. The structure is a grand Victorian home previously occupied by a single family in a neighborhood that retains its […]

Waddell Urban Health Clinic for San Francisco Department of Public Health

Waddell Urban Health Clinic for San Francisco Department of Public Health

The San Francisco Department of Public Health’s new clinic at 220 Golden Gate Avenue serves a chronically homeless population in the center of San Fransicco, adjacent to the Civic Center. Fitting to this civic context, the DPH’s clinic is housed on the ground floor of […]

Kelly Cullen Community Housing Historic Rehabilitation

Kelly Cullen Community Housing Historic Rehabilitation

The Kelly Cullen Community is a residential development housed in the restored 1909 YMCA Hotel at 220 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco. The existing residential units were altered and restored into 174 units of permanent affordable housing (230 sf units with kitchenettes and full bathrooms) […]

Condition Needs Assessment & Utility Analysis for MassHousing

Condition Needs Assessment & Utility Analysis for MassHousing

Sorensen Partners is a consultant to MassHousing providing Condition Needs Assessment and Utility Analysis for large multifamily properties undergoing consideration for rehabilitation financing from the housing finance agency. Our work includes a detailed report on the condition of all building components and systems at the […]