Madsen Consulting Engineering

Brooklyn New Foundations

Brooklyn New Foundations
Various Locations, Brooklyn, NY

Madsen Engineering is proud to be part of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) New Foundations Program, a streamlined homeownership program established in 2000 to develop infill sites in neighborhoods that lacked home-ownership opportunities and to encourage small developers and contractors to create affordable housing. The program is carried on in part in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity. 

This phase of the program consists of three clusters of city-owned affordable housing sites in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn and it was designed by David Cunningham of DCAP. Nine building sites are in development as five different building types - a total of approximately 120,000 square feet of construction containing 67 units in buildings ranging from 4 to 9 stories in height. The buildings will be designed and constructed to meet NYSERDA Low
This phase of the program consists of three clusters of city-owned affordable housing sites in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn and it was designed by David Cunningham of DCAP. Nine building sites are in development as five different building types - a total of approximately 120,000 square feet of construction containing 67 units in buildings ranging from 4 to 9 stories in height. The buildings will be designed and constructed to meet NYSERDA Low Rise and Enterprise Green Communities standards. Structural systems used for the various buildings include composite light-weight concrete on metal deck floors supported by a steel structure, precast plank floors supported by concrete masonry unit (CMU) bearing walls and by Litedeck floor slabs on bearing Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) walls.