Novartis: Code Compliance and Structural/MEP Upgrades

Novartis: Code Compliance and Structural/MEP Upgrades
Advanced Technology, Commercial, Commissioning & Validation, Preconstruction
Novartis, Code Compliance and Structural/MEP Upgrades This complex three-part project involved the redefinition and upgrading of fire-rated Atrium Boundary walls, doors, and sprinklers. The project, which took place in a six-story occupied building, began with a full review and repair of the entire existing defined “fire rated” atrium boundary and ...
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Novartis: OPHTHA Lab Renovation
Advanced Technology, Preconstruction
Novartis, OPHTHA Lab Renovation This challenging 6,000 sq. ft. preconstruction and lab renovation project required DCBA to perform construction in an occupied, multi-tenant, operational space. The project was completed in two phases in order to accommodate a new Novartis research group, which had relocated from Texas and needed a laboratory ...
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology: E25 Cleanroom Facility Renovation
Advanced Technology, Commissioning & Validation, Institutional, Preconstruction
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, E25 Cleanroom Facility Renovation This complicated undertaking involved the renovation of a laboratory located within an occupied chemistry building on the MIT campus. Originally, the ISO 6 Class 1000 Clean Room was to be a complete package, designed and built by a sole manufacturer. However, during ...
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Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research: CPP and Compound Bank Laboratory Renovation
Advanced Technology, Commissioning & Validation, Preconstruction
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, CPP and Compound Bank Laboratory Renovation Each phase of this three-and-a-half-year endeavor could be considered a project in its own right. It required careful planning and meticulous coordination with Norvatis’s design team and numerous equipment vendors. After completing preconstruction, DCBA made MEP, infrastructure, and architectural ...
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Novartis: Department of Molecular Pathology Office Renovation
Advanced Technology, Commissioning & Validation, Infrastructure, Preconstruction
Novartis, Department of Molecular Pathology Office Renovation DCBA performed both preconstruction and construction for this fast-tracked project, which was completed within five weeks in order to meet the client’s tight timeline. Preconstruction services included constructability reviews, cost studies (e.g., value engineering) to ensure Novartis’ budget needs were met, and procurement ...
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Harvard University: Common Area Renovation
Advanced Technology, Commissioning & Validation, Green Building
Harvard University, Common Area Renovation This renovation of an occupied Harvard University study and function space created an open and welcoming environment for students and faculty. Despite the heavy foot track, DCBA was able to mitigate the impact of construction on users of the space by setting up temporary partitions ...
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Genzyme: Allston Landing Manufacturing Plant Expansion
Advanced Technology, Commissioning & Validation, Green Building, Infrastructure
Genzyme, Allston Landing Manufacturing Plant Expansion DCBA provided Program Management services associated with a 127,000 sq. ft. expansion at Genzyme’s landmark biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility along the Charles River. ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge Inc.’s original, modern design for the expansion was created to reflect Genzyme’s production of ground-breaking research and cutting-edge pharmaceutical ...
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Genzyme | Sanofi: Multilevel Garage Renovations
Advanced Technology, Commercial, Preconstruction
Genzyme | Sanofi, Multilevel Garage Renovations Genzyme hired DCBA to repair and renovate two multilevel parking garages on its Framingham campus. Because the garages remained active throughout, this project required extensive coordination with facilities. Workers focused on upgrades to existing pre-cast elements, exterior walls, architectural pre-casts, and stair towers. Structural ...
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Genzyme | Sanofi: Clinical Trials Manufacturing & Clinical Fill Finish Facilities
Advanced Technology, Commissioning & Validation, Infrastructure
Genzyme | Sanofi, Clinical Trials Manufacturing & Clinical Fill Finish Facilities This preconstruction and construction project spanned three locations in two buildings on Genzyme’s Framingham campus. The Clinical Trial Manufacturing (CTM) space is designed to produce new drugs in a cGMP standardized facility, whereas the Clinical Fill Finish Facility (CF3) ...
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