JEMA's design for a new corporate headquarters located in Clayton, MO is a reflection of the evolving culture of the company. Openness and transparency are its essential drivers, and the design is a physical manifestation of those values.
For the first time in over thirty years, the residents of the Northeast Ambulance and Fire Protection District (NEAFD) voted to authorize the funds for a new fire station headquarters. NEAFD, which serves seventeen municipalities in St. Louis County including the University of Missouri St. Louis, is one of the busiest districts in all of St. Louis County.
The current Maplewood Fire Station is embedded within the city’s City Hall and Police Station municipal complex located along Manchester Road. The decades-old station is antiquated and no longer meets the needs of a modern fire-fighting force.
The new 20,500 sq. ft. facility is located on a prominent corner site at the intersection of Manchester Road and Bredell Avenue.
The Gamlin family of restaurants expanded with the opening of Gamlin Whiskey House in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, MO. JEMA designed the 3,000 sq. ft. space, which required a "gut" renovation of an existing historic building located on a prominent corner at Euclid and Maryland Avenue.
In 2009 the citizens of Clayton, MO authorized the funding for the school district’s first new ground-up middle school since 1942. The project was daunting and complex, and required a design that would respect the surrounding historic context, allow the existing middle school to remain operational during the three-year construction period and deliver the full program desired by the school district on a site that is only 4.25 acres.