Zerafa Architecture Studio was commissioned with Q Studio to produce a conceptual design study for the redevelopment of the Commander Oil Site II waterfront property in historic Oyster Bay. Site II, bounded by Whites Creek on the south, forms the western portion of the development site located on Oyster Bay Harbor. The Site currently houses the abandoned Commander Oil storage tanks and represents a powerful image on approach to the city.
We were asked to explore a series of conceptual designs for the possible reuse or redevelopment of the site that would incorporate three of the original steel storage tanks in some form. Site II would contain a variety of community specific cultural and entertainment program elements to support the proposed hotel development on the eastern portion of the site. Our preliminary design studies explore three different methods by which the original storage tanks could be used to generate new architectural forms on the site.
Name: Commander Place
Design Architect: Zerafa Studio LLC / Q Studio
Design Team: Jason Zerafa, Brian Quan
Facility: Cultural and Entertainment