Vassar College Integrated Science Center
Vassar College Integrated Science Center

Nearing completion on the campus of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, the Integrated Science Center project includes new construction of the Bridge Building as well as renovation of adjacent buildings.

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Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility
Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility

The Narragansett Bay Commission required a new design for their Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility to reduce the total nitrogen discharged into the bay. The new design enables NBC to meet water quality requirements of the discharge permit for the wastewater treatment facility. Additionally, it provides new equipment, facilities and buildings, including a new operations building. The new facility features the largest IFAS (Integrated Fixed-film Activated Sludge) biological wastewater treatment process in the world.

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The Reem/Kayden Center for Science and Computation
The Reem/Kayden Center for Science and Computation

The Reem/Kayden Center for Science and Computation is a dramatic curved structure of 69,500 SF housing laboratories, offices and teaching facilities. This exciting facility was designed by Rafael Vinoly Architects with Buro Happold Consulting Engineers.

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The Rhodes Arts Center
The Rhodes Arts Center

This 63,000 square foot complex includes a full concert hall seating 400, and end stage theater with full operating equipment and two dance studios-one outfitted as a black box theater. The Rhodes Arts Center earned a LEED Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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J. Michael Ruane Judicial Center
J. Michael Ruane Judicial Center

This project consisted of a new, state-of-the-art judicial facility on a 3.9 acre site between Federal, North, and Bridge Streets in Salem, MA. Project Features include: LEED Gold certification and the moving of the First Baptist Church to its new location for use as a Law Library.

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MIT — Simmons Hall
MIT — Simmons Hall

Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Steven Holl, this facility not only breaks new ground using innovative construction methods and technology developed by DOC, but it required a fast-track schedule to guarantee completion for Fall 2002 occupancy.

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The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College
The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College

Bard’s extraordinary new Performing Arts Center is a magical combination of artistic expression and technical achievement. Designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, the facility includes a conventional 1,000 seat theater, a 400 seat black box theater, a concert shell and forestage lift, and full flying systems for scenery.

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The Springfield Federal Courthouse
The Springfield Federal Courthouse

The new U.S. Federal Courthouse, designed by Moshe Safdie, forms a spiraling crescent around ancient Cooper Beech and Linden trees original to the site. A colonnaded entry pavilion leads to a curved colonnade for pedestrians and the grand stair, which leads to the courtrooms on the building’s third public level.

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News & Developments

Vassar Tour Video

Vassar Bridge Building Video Tour

Take a stroll through Vassar’s new science facility, the Bridge for Laboratory Sciences! The Bridge is the final component of Vassar’s Integrated Science Commons, an initiative to support collaborations between the sciences by bringing the college’s various science departments and programs into closer physical proximity with shared access to state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. For… View Article

DOC Receives Build New England Award

The 2015 Build New England Awards program recently honored Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Faraday Residence Hall with a Merit Award in their bi-annual competition. This design-build project was built by Daniel O’Connell’s Sons with design partner ADD Inc, now with Stantec.

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UMass Amherst South College Academic Facility

Work is underway on the historic South College building at UMass Amherst. Designed by Kliment-Halsband, DiMella-Shaffer, the project includes renovation of 30,000 sq-ft of the original building built in 1886, and an addition totaling 67,500 sq-ft. Renovations to the existing building encompass all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and life-safety elements. A four-story addition will add common areas, faculty… View Article