Healthcare & Technical/Laboratory Projects

Bard College – Center for Science and Computation

Construction of Bard College’s Reem/Kayden Center for Science and Computation, a dramatic curved structure housing laboratories, offices, and teaching facilities.  Client:    Bard College Designer:    Rafael Vinoly Architects Size:    69,500 SF Building contains wet and dry laboratories, offices, classrooms, and an 80-seat egg-shaped auditorium. Exterior features complex curtainwall geometry and custom metal cladding… View Article

Bunker Hill Community College – Health & Wellness Center

Construction of a new Health & Wellness Center addition to the Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown, MA to support nurse education and health profession students. Client:    DCAMM Designer:    DiNisco Design Partnership Size:    48,000 SF Precast concrete piles and structural steel framing. Recycled steel in the structural frame. Interior construction included instructional… View Article

Dartmouth College – Kemeny Hall & Haldeman Center

This project reunited Dartmouth’s mathematics department that had been spread among three buildings. Kemeny Hall was renovated to integrate with the new Haldeman Center. Client:    Dartmouth College Designer:    Bruner/Cott & Associates Size:    93,000 SF Brick and granite structures. Kemeny Hall was renovated to integrate with the new Haldeman Center. Provides “smart” classrooms,… View Article

Harvard University – Bauer Life Sciences Laboratory

Project involved a new dramatic, triangular building to expand Harvard’s Chemistry Department complex. Client:    Harvard University Designer:    Ellenzweig Associates Size:    60,000 SF   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… View Article

Harvard University – Maxwell-Dworkin Hall

This building was a new computer science and electrical engineering building located in Harvard’s North Yard completed on a fast-track basis to meet its Fall opening deadline. Client:    Harvard University Designer:    Payette Associates Size:    92,000 SF   Earth retention systems included a full sheet cofferdam, and local dewatering to reconcile ground water levels… View Article

Marist College – Natural Science and Allied Health Building

This project involved construction of a new building to house Marist College’s Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs. Client:    Marist College Designer:    Robert A.M. Stern Architects Size:    59,000 SF   Marist’s first academic building on its East Campus. Precast concrete wall assembly with a factory applied field stone veneer. Space includes classrooms,… View Article

Mercy Medical Center – Caritas Cancer Center Expansion

This project involved an addition to Mercy Medical Center’s Caritas Cancer Center in Springfield, MA. Client:    Sisters of Providence Healthcare System Designer:    Morris Switzer-Environments for Health Size:    26,000 SF   Two-story addition to the existing Oncology Center. Existing utilities were relocated prior to construction. Tie-ins to three existing buildings. 32 infusion bays… View Article

Mercy Medical Center – Caritas Oncology Center

Construction of a new Oncology Center on the campus of Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA. Client:    Sisters of Providence Healthcare System Designer:    AE Design Inc. Size:    12,400 SF   Construction included a new free-standing building for oncology and radiology. Installation of MRI, CAT Scan, and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) equipment…. View Article

Quinsigamond CC – Science and Technology Building

Construction of a new Engineering, Science and Technology Building at Quinsigamond Community College located in Worcester, MA. Client:    DCAMM Designer:    Perry Dean Rogers Partners Architects Size:    34,000 SF   Logistically complex site with a grade change of approximately 20’ along the north-south axis of the building. The three-story building contains offices, wet… View Article

Smith College Clark Science Center

This renovation and expansion project included three elements: construction of a new four-story science center and library, extensive renovations to the existing Clarke Science Center (built by DOC in 1955), and construction of an underground tunnel to connect the new facility to adjacent buildings. All buildings remained occupied and operational during construction, requiring DOC to… View Article

UCONN – Basketball Practice Facility

Located next to the Gampel Arena at UCONN’s Storrs campus, this project involved construction of one of the largest basketball training facilities located on a college campus. Client:    University of Connecticut Designer:    Populous Size:    76,000 SF   Two separate 11,900-SF gyms with eight baskets in each court. Large weight rooms for strength… View Article

UCONN – Bousfield Psychology Building

This project was a renovation and addition to UCONN’s Psychology Building constructed on the north side of the existing building, just south of the new Social Sciences and Humanities Building East. Client:    University of Connecticut Designer:    HDR Architects & Engineers Size:    113,300 SF   New 31,000 SF addition and 81,000 SF renovation…. View Article

Vassar College – Integrated Sciences Center

The centerpiece of this project was construction of the new Bridge Building spanning across the Fonteyn Kill and connecting to Olmsted Hall with a two-level skywalk. The project also encompassed renovations of the historic New England Building, Sanders Physics, and Olmsted Hall. Client:    Vassar College Designer:    Ennead Architects Size:    157,000 SF   New… View Article

WPI – Gateway Park Phase II

Gateway Park is a 12 acre, mixed-use destination for life sciences and biotech companies. Built and owned by O’Connell subsidiary, O’Connell Development Group, DOC served as construction manager on the Phase II building project.   Client:    Worcester Polytechnic Institute Designer:    Perkins + Will, Inc. Size:    92,000 SF   Located on a former brownfield… View Article