WPI – Faraday Residence Hall

DOC was excited to work again with WPI to expand their Gateway Park campus. This time we partnered with ADD, Inc. to deliver a new residence hall at the Gateway Campus in Worcester, MA. 

Client:   Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Designer:  ADD, Inc. (now with Stantec)
Size:  89,000 SF

Project Features

  • Fast-track Design/Build schedule saw design begin March 2012, construction begin June 2012 and final completion mid-August 2013.
  • New 258-bed, apartment-style residence hall to house upper-class, undergraduate, and graduate students.
  • Four-person apartments with full kitchens and living rooms.
  • Green space with a plaza and sitting walls.
  • Contaminated materials were excavated and transported off-site.
  • Passive sub-slab venting system installed as a preventative measure.
  • Designed to meet LEED Certification standards.
  • DBIA Silver Award for Building Construction, New England Region

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