The Sterling Divinity Quadrangle Adaptive Reuse Project involved a labyrinth of 17 buildings on 21 different levels. Every one of these buildings was affected by this ambitious reconstruction and adaptive reuse program.
|Designer:||R.M. Kliment & Frances Halsband Architects|
- Complete interior renovations of all buildings including new roofing.
- Work at the Northeast interior included mechanical and acoustical improvements for a 16,000 SF Yale School of Music practice facility.
- An additional floor was added to the former gymnasium at the Southeast Wing.
- The Divinity School library, including the Rare Book Collection, was outfitted with a sophisticated humidity and temperature control system as well as a Preaction Sprinkler System.
- New multi-level pedestrian connectors between buildings.
- Eight new stairwells, and five elevators constructed to link all buildings within the Quadrangle.
- Careful craftsmanship required to restore the beautiful old buildings.
- Reconstruction of the entire campus utility infrastructure.
- Four phases of construction, spanning two years.
- Awards: AIA/CT Design Award for Historic Preservation/Restoration, Build Connecticut Award for Large Restoration Project, Design Honor Award from the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture
Tags: Academic, Campus Infrastructure, CM, Connecticut, Dormitory, Historic, Preconstruction, Renovation