A Welcoming Lobby for Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

CMA recently finished a complete renovation of the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Main Lobby.  A more modern, attractive hospitality environment was created for patients, visitors and workers.  New ceilings and soffits absorb sound while new lighting provides brightness.  New windows allow more daylight into the space and natural stone, wall coverings, and a custom designed wood…

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Wake Up and Vegetate

Drexel University is continually striving to provide innovative dining experiences for students by tailoring offerings to the student population.  To meet the demand of health conscious and vegetarian students, Drexel offers Vegetate.  Located within Chestnut Square, a dynamic hub of retail, residential, and academic life in the heart of the main campus, Vegetate is a vegetarian…

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Careful Programming Cooperation Leads to Successful Medical Space

Cooper Advanced Care Center, Department of Medicine Cooper University Hospital – Camden, NJ Cooper University Hospital approached Charles Matsinger Associates with a challenge for the architectural and engineering team which they faced as well; the hospital was moving toward a new medical program paradigm and there were no precedents for the functional design.  The program,…

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Back to School for Thomas Jefferson University

Charles Matsinger Associates recently completed this 8 story renovation to the Martin Residence Hall at Thomas Jefferson University, located at 11th and Walnut streets in Philadelphia, PA. The university retained CMA to upgrade the student hub by giving it a modernized look and making the space more appealing to occupants. Student sleeping quarters, which occupy the…

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Drexel Market 16 & Noodle Bar Awarded for Excellence

Charles Matsinger Associates would like to congratulate long-standing client Drexel University on receiving the 2013 “Best in the Business” Campus C-Store Award from the National Association of College & University Food Services for their recently added Market 16 & Noodle Bar. Charles Matsinger Associates had the pleasure of working with Drexel in creating this Globally Inspired…

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We Know Labs

CMA Laboratories: It’s good chemistry…  That’s what it takes to develop the kind of cooperative synergy required in any type of Laboratory Project. CHARLES MATSINGER ASSOCIATES is committed to fostering consensus between all parties involved in the laboratory design process.  We ask the right questions geared to produce a concise, well-developed program for each individual Research and…

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A New Home for Drexel University Facilities Department

Charles Matsinger Associates and Drexel University combined efforts to design a contemporary office space for the relocation of the University Facilities, Planning Design & Construction, and Procurement Departments.  Once the headquarters and practice facility for the Philadelphia Boys Choir, the space was completely gutted and altered to accommodate its new occupants.

Innovation Center Achieves LEED Certification

The DuPont Innovation Center has recently earned LEED Certification for “Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance.”  This particular LEED rating system focuses on the ongoing operations and maintenance of existing buildings.  Requirements for certification are intended to institutionalize a process of reporting, inspection, and review of all building operations and maintenance practices.