Government and Municipal
Emmaus Police Station
In recognizing the importance of shaping the physical, intellectual and social environment in which borough residents and administrators work, the Borough of Emmaus engaged in a process to establish a vision for its borough hall and its development over time. MKSD architects analyzed existing conditions, tabulated existing space utilization, projected future space needs, and developed a Master Plan for physical improvements to the existing building and site. The Master Plan was based on the borough’s identified needs and developed as a dynamic tool to be reviewed, refined and updated over time. Its principles and guidelines articulate an enduring and timeless vision for the Borough of Emmaus.
As a result of the Master Plan, the Borough of Emmaus tasked MKSD with building a new 10,570 square foot police station facility located on an adjacent block to the existing borough hall. The new police station’s site placement also created a plaza to accommodate community events.
MKSD architects designed the building to USGBC LEED Green Building Standards. The facility features green materials, high windows for natural light that saves on lighting/electric costs, a highly reflective roof and a site location that allows natural light entry from the north side.
• Public reception area with the mayor’s office
• Administrative offices and work rooms
• Detective and sergeant offices
• Patrol squad room
• Secure detainee processing area
• Holding cells
• Interrogation rooms
• Evidence storage and processing labs
• Locker rooms
• Training room
- Location: Emmaus, PA
- Client: Borough of Emmaus