Rivergrove Apts – Bridgeton NJ

Residential/Institutional – Eastern Pacific Development

Design Year: 2019
Institute: J.W. Pedersen Architects
Responsibilities: Secondary Project Architect
Primary Applications Used: Autodesk AutoCAD 2009 for Drawings | Revit 2016 for Renderings

“Being a part of an initiative that serves the underprivileged population helped remind me of how much of a difference can be made in this world, even through Architecture… “

Summary of Work: Rivergrove Apartments started as an idea to revitalize Bridgeton living conditions. A lot of homes in the area are outdated and in poor conditions. This initiative brought better quality low-income homes to the area; having a total of 68 Units throughout the area. There was also a Community House included in the overall project to be utilized by the neighborhood.

Client Needs:

  • Flexibility to combine multiple configurations, to limit the number of units with the same configuration
  • Adaptable and accessible units
  • Durable finish selections

Project Challenges:

  • Limiting module variations while maintaining unique combinations
  • Compatibility with combining different Unit types
  • Composing Construction Documents methodologically to communicate massive amounts of information