Chapin Mill Retreat Center

Completed in early 2009 this project for a new retreat facility for the Rochester Zen Center took place over a decade and included the following architectural services:
1.) Master planning for the 135-acre site near Batavia, New York, containing woods, farmland, spring-fed ponds and streams, a nineteenth-century mill and outbuildings.
2.) Assessment of the existing buildings on the site.
3.) Programming and site selection for the retreat facility.
4.) Design, phasing plans, cost estimates, and construction for the 12,600 square foot facility, including a new Zendo, teacher’s quarters, and private teacher/student meeting room, kitchen/dining/entry hall and dormitories.