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Nov 09, 2018
Certificate of Occupancy Issued for Wentworth's New Academic Building
A Certificate of Occupancy has been issued for the new academic building at Wentworth Institute of Technology. An official ribbon cutting is scheduled for next week. The four-story building features 78,000sf of academic space. The state of the art space is designed to accommodate new lab and innovation space for the school's engineering and science departments.
Jun 21, 2018
Construction Continues at New Brandeis Residence Hall
Construction is ongoing and the exterior finishing is currently being completed at Brandeis’ New Residence Hall in Waltham. New energy-efficient residence hall opening Fall 2018 housing 164 students. The 53,000-square-foot building will incorporate two historic towers of Brandeis’ iconic Usen Castle dormitory, partially demolishing the aging complex and expanding capacity by 60 beds. The building will feature an open and inviting main stairway, and improved movement between floors. A modern, natural light-laden multi-level bridge enclosed with a curtain wall will connect the new building’s two wings.Amenities at the new residence hall will include several common rooms, an outdoor courtyard, study lounges and a communal kitchen. The new residence hall will feature multiple sustainable features, including an array of rooftop solar panels to partially power the residence hall and a 30- to 40-well geothermal system to heat and cool the building.
Feb 08, 2018
Wentworth tops off $55 million Multipurpose Academic Building in Mission Hill
A topping-off ceremony was held today for the Wentworth Institute of Technology’s new $55 million Multipurpose Academic Building in Mission Hill. Wentworth’s first new academic building in over 45 years, the 78,000-square-foot Multipurpose Academic Building will support the school's engineering, science and innovation programs and is anticipated to open in Spring 2019. With the final steel beam of the building’s four-story superstructure now in place, the construction team will begin installing the building’s facade, which will be comprised of zinc panels, glass and an aluminum curtain wall, allowing for abundant natural lighting. The superstructure has required 493 tons of steel, and 14,127 cubic yards of concrete have been used to construct the building’s foundation and floors. The following is a video of the building’s topping off:
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Jan 14, 2018
Weatherproofing underway at Brandeis University’s New Residence Hall in Waltham
The exterior of Brandeis University’s $38 million, 164-bed New Residence Hall, recently topped off, is now being weatherproofed. Moisture-resistant cladding has been installed across the facade, and fireproofing is now being applied above the cladding. In the coming months, exterior finish panels and windows will be installed along the facade. The building will include a bridge connecting levels two through four surrounded with a floor-to-ceiling glass curtain wall, allowing for abundant natural lighting.
Once the 53,000-square-foot building is sealed, interior finishing work will begin in order to prepare dormitories and common spaces for the Fall 2018 semester. The New Residence Hall will incorporate two historic towers of Brandeis’ iconic Usen Castle dormitory, which is being replaced and expanded with the project, and will include sustainable features such as a rooftop solar array and a geothermal heating and cooling system. The following are photographs of Brandeis University’s New Residence Hall:
Sep 26, 2017
W. L. French performs utility installation and site excavation at Wentworth Multipurpose Academic Building in Mission Hill
Construction of the foundation of the Wentworth Institute of Technology’s new $55 million Multipurpose Academic Building in Mission Hill is well underway, with W. L. French Excavating Corporation performing below-grade electrical, water and sewer utility installation, as well as preparing the site to allow structural pile driving to proceed. The precast concrete piles have been driven into the ground throughout the 0.8-acre Wentworth Multipurpose Academic Building site. Steel sheet piles have also been driven to support the 20 foot deep excavation for the below grade portion of the building. W. L. French is currently proceeding with the basement excavation.
Following completion of below-grade site work, concrete will be poured to construct the Wentworth Multipurpose Academic Building’s foundation, and the building’s superstructure will be built. The Wentworth Multipurpose Academic Building will feature 78,000 square feet of space that will support the school's engineering, science and innovation programs and will be the first new academic structure on the Wentworth campus in 45 years. The following are photographs of W. L. French at work at Wentworth Multipurpose Academic Building:
Jun 15, 2017
Wentworth breaking ground on state-of-the-art science and engineering building
The Wentworth Institute of Technology breaks ground next week on a new $55 million, 78,000-square-foot academic building that will support the school's engineering, science and innovation programs and will be the first new academic structure on the Wentworth campus in 45 years. A groundbreaking ceremony for the building with guests including Mayor Martin J. Walsh will be held at the project site, located in Mission Hill, next Wednesday (June 21st, 2017) morning. Occupancy of the new building, which will contain laboratory and office space in addition to presentation and gathering areas for students, faculty, and staff, is anticipated in Spring 2019.
Wentworth's new building will house the school's new Biological Engineering Program, in addition to its' Biomedical and Civil Engineering programs; the maker space for Wentworth’s Innovation + Entrepreneurship Center, Accelerate; and a new manufacturing lab. “Wentworth is a leader in engineering, technology, design, and management education, and this new building will help our students prepare for the opportunities of the knowledge-based economy of the 21st century,” said school President Zorica Pantić. “Wentworth’s curriculum is evolving, and this requires new and different teaching and learning spaces with configurations that promote interdisciplinary approaches to solving the technical challenges of our day,” said the school's Vice Presidenct for Business David Wahlstrom.
May 11, 2017
New Wentworth engineering building approved in Mission Hill
The Wentworth Multipurpose Academic (MpA) Building, which will feature approximately 69,000 square feet of academic space to accommodate an expansion of the Wentworth Institute of Technology's academic engineering programs, was approved at today’s Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) Board Meeting. The building can now proceed with construction.
Feb 12, 2017
Wentworth proposes new engineering buildingThe Wentworth Institute of Technology is proposing to construct a new 69,000 square foot building in Mission Hill to help facilitate the expansion of its' engineering programs. The building would feature the latest engineering equipment and lab technology, along with an open layout designed to encourage collaborative learning. Wentworth has filed plans for the building with the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), who is now reviewing the project.
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