CMA Pitches In

CMA staff member Jeremy McClure spends many a Saturday morning coaching a team for the Camden County Miracle League, a venture of Build Jake’s Place in Cherry Hill, NJ. Both organizations are dedicated to the mission of providing barrier-free, handicapped accessible recreational areas and activities to children and adults with physical or mental challenges. On…

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Supporting Students

AIAS Northeast Quad Conference 2015                 The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Regional Spring student conference is held annually in the Midwest, Northeast, South, and West Quads. These Conferences are hosted by local chapters whose themes vary based on the city, local culture, and architectural topic of choice. On April 10th, Charles Matsinger Associates was…

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Avenue of Rehabilitation and Restorative Healing

Charles Matsinger Associates is excited to be partnering with Magee Rehabilitation Hospital on the design of the Creative Therapy Center and Healing Gardens.  This transformational project augments and updates existing patient therapeutic areas (Segal Street, McSherry Greenhouse and the Segal sponsored Resource Center) on the unique 6th floor rooftop of the hospital. Research shows that…

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Distinction in Sustainable Design

Charles Matsinger Associates is pleased to announce that the K-Wing Addition at Drexel University’s Queen Lane Medical Campus recently achieved a rating of Two (2) Green Globes. This high-profile academic building includes administrative offices for the Institute for Women’s Health and the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine programs. A Medical Simulation center operates on the…

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Family Style Hospitality – The Connelly Resource Center

Charles Matsinger Associates worked with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to renovate spaces within the Connelly Resource Center for Families.  The facility is located on the 8th floor of the Main Hospital, and provides important hospitality and educational support services to the hospital’s patients and their families. An existing high demand self-serve laundry and break room offered…

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Starbucks – Expanding Drexel’s Retail Dining Venues

Drexel University retained Charles Matsinger Associates (CMA) to fit out a new full-service Starbuck’s retail space in the LeBow College of Business Building. The 1,100 square foot fit-out took place alongside the new building’s construction, and involved careful documentation and coordination of standards and elements between the new building and Starbucks. The cafe, which seats…

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A Bold New Branch For PFFCU

Charles Matsinger Associates announces the grand opening of a new credit union branch for the Police and Fire Federal Credit Union.  The branch is located in the Cedarbrook Shopping Center at Cheltenham Avenue and Easton Road in Wyncote, PA.  In an effort to attract business to the center, the landlord subdivided an abandoned box store. The Police and Fire…

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New Year’s Declarations

CMA  is pleased to announce the expansion of our dedicated team of Architects Melanie Strieder joined the Charles Matsinger team as an Architectural Designer last spring.  She is currently completing her final year at Drexel University, and has 3 years of design experience in healthcare, higher education, laboratory, corporate office and master planning projects. Melanie’s strong researching skills…

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Thoughts on Greenbuild 2013: Rethinking Healthcare Design

In recent months, two notable events on sustainable design and construction took place in Philadelphia.  You may have heard about one, even attended yourself.  Greenbuild® is the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC®) annual convention which draws approximately 30,000 attendees yearly from around the world, and it was at our own Convention Center this year.  The…

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