Case Study: Integrating Industry into the Fabric of Community at Innovation Park

East Windsor, New Jersey has long been considered an epicenter for high-tech research and development with major area employers including Shiseido, Conair Corporation, and LG Electronics, and pharmaceutical companies Aurobindo, Elementis Specialties, and Hovione. In the late 1950s, McGraw-Hill established a campus in East Windsor; formal frontages woven with grand open spaces and baseball fields occupied the center of town, forming a classic mid-century manufacturing campus. When McGraw-Hill moved on from that property in 2013, it sat vacant, waiting to be redeveloped. The local community voiced the desire that the site be developed in a way that touched the town just as McGraw-Hill did. Building on an established working relationship with Trammell Crow Company and the Township of East Windsor, KSS designed a master-planned industrial park that responds to the community through scale, aesthetics, integration of open space, and design for the requirements of high-tech, sophisticated industrial users. Read the full article.