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Tech Works! will be a center that:. Preserves the major technical accomplishments and innovations of the Southern Tier Engages visitors in understanding the local advances in technology that enhance the quality of life throughout our world

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Tech works will be a center that

Tech Works!

will be a

center that:

Preserves the major technical

accomplishments and innovations

of the Southern Tier

Engages visitors in understanding the

local advances in technology that

enhance the quality of life throughout our world

Educates visitors on the environment, individuals, and resources that gave rise to the rich heritage in innovation in our region.

Rekindles the creative spirit and innovative skills in students, teachers, the workforce, visitors, and the community at large.


Tech works will be a center that

Trolley

Barn

Chenango

River Bike &

Pedestrian

Trail

Interstate

Access

Tech Works!

Rod Serling’s

father’s market

1930s

ARTS DISTRICT

Riverwalk

Hotel

Intermodal Station


Tech works will be a center that

Series A Site Plan approved

by Zoning and Planning

Commission Approvals

August 2011


Tech works will be a center that

321 Water Street, Binghamton, NY - Fall 2009

Two story brick bldg (1912); One story brick addition (1946); Metal addition (1972)


Tech works will be a center that

Restrooms

Loading Dock

Good things

in small

packages

CONNECTING

BIG IDEAS

Photons

in action

Exhibit Preparation

Foyer

Gift

Shop

Imagination Zone

Blue Box

Inventory

&

Collection

Storage

Visible Artifact Access

Guided tours

Hall

of

Enterprise

Programs

&

Temporary

Exhibits

Kinetic

exhibit

under

stairs


Tech works will be a center that

Existing south façade - Fall 2011

Proposed south facade

Adaptive reuse plans include:

Replace one story addition (SW corner) with at-grade entrance,

glass curtain wall, metal sunscreen/photovoltaics as appropriate

Retain brick stairwell to second floor (right center)

Glass-in porch (SE corner) for kinetic exhibit w/ giant video screen

Solar ivy along S & E fronts to tie together construction eras.

Preliminary Concept Sketch - Bucher Borges Group - Sept 2011


Tech works will be a center that

New South

Entrance

& Foyer

Addresses grade difference,

making outside ramp unnecessary

Demo damaged concrete,

low ceilinged rooms

Glass front pierced metal screen

Glassed in cube at SE corner -

Kinetic Entry Exhibit


Tech works will be a center that

Tech Works!

notional

timeline

2010-11 1,000+ visitors to behind the scenes tours

2011-12 TechWorks! design

2012 1st fl Renovate 19,000 sf - code compliant

Fall 2012 Install IBM Visible Access Artifacts 4,000 sf

2013-14 1st fl Exhibits 10,000 sf

2014 New Entrance - Ribbon Cutting

2015-16 Out of this World Technology exhibit, 5,000 sf

Visible Access Artifacts/Archives to 2nd Floor

+ ? years New North Building for Shuttle Simulator


Tech works will be a center that

SE Corner Porch - Kinetic exhibit of manufacturing processes

temporary display to change over time, e.g.,

Pick & place electronic components (Universal)

Carroll Press printing punch cards (IBM)

Bending "bill till holders" (E H Titchener)

Moving pkgs (Binghamton Materials Handling, Raymond)

etc.


Tech works will be a center that

Imagination

Zone -

Entrance

Experience

that expands

the mind &

points the

way to other

experiences.

All visitors use

inside ramp

up to main

level


Tech works will be a center that

Hall of Enterprise

A collection of stories, artifacts showcasing

pioneering advances by Southern Tier companies


Tech works will be a center that

Good things come in small packages


Paths of the photons

Paths of the Photons


Tech works will be a center that

  • Explore the Power of “THINK”

  • Request a reservations at

  • least one week in advance

  • at www.ctandi.org

  • Tours the last Saturday

    afternoon of the month,

    plus group tours on request

    IBM

    PLANT

    # 1

    Past,

    Present,

    &

    Future


    Tech works will be a center that

    Second

    Floor

    4,000 sf

    for

    Visible

    Access

    & guided

    tours of

    IBM

    PLANT

    # 1

    Collection


    Tech works will be a center that

    Candidate for replacement with modern structure to accommodate

    NASA's Shuttle Simulator and Raymond side loader for visitor access

    In the interim, Hardwiring our Innovative Legacy interactive murals

    BU-SOM Pricewaterhouse Cooper Scholars proposed project.

    Interactive murals – technology history


    Tech works will be a center that

    Tech Works! Economic Impact


    Tech works will be a center that

    Southern Tier Ideashed


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