Fluid connections

Dartmouth College

A simple addition to the aging Friends of Dartmouth Rowing Boathouse became an opportunity to strengthen the connection of Dartmouth Rowing to the Connecticut River landscape. The new building works to be sympathetic to the existing boat house while maintaining a distinct architectural identity indicative of an oar slicing through water.
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Maximizing Training

The program called for a full remodel of the existing boathouse with new ventilation, dehumidification, and training space with a high-performance 16 seat rowing tank that mimics the river current and allows the team access to a state-of-the-art training facility year-round.

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dc rowng - river

Fluid Motion

Located alongside the Connecticut River, large operable windows and doors provide natural ventilation and expansive views to create a direct visual connection to the water.

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aerial view of rowing facility

The training facility was designed to support the entire Dartmouth Rowing team - with space for every rower to focus and improve their skills.

Victor Agran, ARC

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aerial view of rowing facility

The difference between the best and very good

The opportunity to improve each rower’s technique on moving water will be one of the major benefits of training with the tanks.

Between the renovated Friends of Dartmouth Rowing Boathouse, this new addition with the moving-water tanks, and the beautiful river that we row on - and having all of this right on campus - we now have one of the finest collegiate rowing facilities in the U.S., if not the finest.

Wyatt Allen, the Betsy and Mark Gates 1959 Head Coach of Men’s Heavyweight Rowing

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DC Rowing - Tank Room Rendering.jpg
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5_DC Rowing Sketch 1
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2018-03-15-FODR
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2018 06 08 Dartmouth Floor Plan
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dusk shot

Photography: Lars Blackmore Photography

Project
Friends of Dartmouth Rowing Boathouse & Training Facility at Dartmouth College
Location
Hanover, NH
Size
20,000 SF (14,000 SF Renovation / 6,000 SF New)

Fluid connections

Dartmouth College

Project
Friends of Dartmouth Rowing Boathouse & Training Facility at Dartmouth College
Location
Hanover, NH
Size
20,000 SF (14,000 SF Renovation / 6,000 SF New)
A simple addition to the aging Friends of Dartmouth Rowing Boathouse became an opportunity to strengthen the connection of Dartmouth Rowing to the Connecticut River landscape. The new building works to be sympathetic to the existing boat house while maintaining a distinct architectural identity indicative of an oar slicing through water.
Presentation Mode
Image
Side view
Image
boardwalk

Maximizing Training

The program called for a full remodel of the existing boathouse with new ventilation, dehumidification, and training space with a high-performance 16 seat rowing tank that mimics the river current and allows the team access to a state-of-the-art training facility year-round.

Image
dc rowng - river

Fluid Motion

Located alongside the Connecticut River, large operable windows and doors provide natural ventilation and expansive views to create a direct visual connection to the water.

Image
aerial view of rowing facility

The training facility was designed to support the entire Dartmouth Rowing team - with space for every rower to focus and improve their skills.

Victor Agran, ARC

Image
aerial view of rowing facility

The difference between the best and very good

The opportunity to improve each rower’s technique on moving water will be one of the major benefits of training with the tanks.

Between the renovated Friends of Dartmouth Rowing Boathouse, this new addition with the moving-water tanks, and the beautiful river that we row on - and having all of this right on campus - we now have one of the finest collegiate rowing facilities in the U.S., if not the finest.

Wyatt Allen, the Betsy and Mark Gates 1959 Head Coach of Men’s Heavyweight Rowing

Image
DC Rowing - Tank Room Rendering.jpg
Image
5_DC Rowing Sketch 1
Image
2018-03-15-FODR
Image
2018 06 08 Dartmouth Floor Plan
Image
dusk shot

Photography: Lars Blackmore Photography

Fluid connections / Dartmouth College
aerial view of rowing facility
aerial view of rowing facility
DC Rowing - Tank Room Rendering.jpg
dusk shot
Side view
boardwalk
dc rowng - river