Project involved a new dramatic, triangular building to expand Harvard’s Chemistry Department complex.
- Complex curtainwall façade with a soaring three-story atrium.
- Extensive below grade work for utility relocation.
- 30,000 sf of subterranean space beneath the interior courtyard.
- “Geo-Jet” earth retention system and drill shafts used to form the foundation retaining wall in order to minimize noise and vibration.
- Multi-level pedestrian connectors and tunnels connect the new facility to the existing science complex.
- Interior work included laboratories, faculty offices, conference rooms and lecture halls.
- Adjacent to the Peabody Museum and the Harvard Museum of Natural History, which houses a priceless, fragile collection of 3,000 glass models of plants.
- Winner of the Build Massachusetts Honor Award
Tags: Academic, CM, Massachusetts, Preconstruction, Renovation, Science/Laboratory