New Albany Fire Department Station No. 4
The New Albany Fire Department Station No. 4 delicately balances the surrounding contextual 1960’s neighborhood in a one-story structure with its mid-century modern tendencies.
Residential in its scale, Station No. 4 presents a modern approach to the traditional and historic fire stations of the past. Appropriately scaled to the 1960’s neighborhood with a materials palette that blends classic materials along with a new approach, the light-colored & red brick façade with its metallic roof, seamlessly compliment the neighboring architecture, together with the area’s wooded landscape, balance the building’s mid-century modern influences.
The two drive-through apparatus bays provide service to the community and the City at large. The New Albany Fire Department Station No. 4 features overhead glass doors, transoms, and clerestory windows, framed below the metallic roof, provide the apparatus bays with natural light, and create transparency and illumination at night. The living quarters includes a social hub area with an open kitchen, dining & living space, and a fitness room. Unique to the station and the tallest portion of the building on the site, the hose drying tower proudly features the number “4”.
LocationNew Albany, Indiana, USA
- ClientCity of New Albany
- TypeCivic, Culture & Entertainment
- Size9,500 F²