Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Grandstand Project

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Grandstand Project
Commercial, Institutional, Preconstruction
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Grandstand Project DCBA provided both preconstruction and construction services for this stadium renovation project. While MIT hired the landscape and bleacher design teams, DCBA hired Actwo to complete the design of the new restrooms on a design-build basis. During preconstruction, DCBA coordinated the various team members, ...
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Museum of Science: Charles River Gallery Renovation
Commercial, Green Building, Institutional, Preconstruction
Museum of Science, Charles River Gallery Renovation The Museum of Science hired DCBA to renovate the back half of the its main lobby in order to accommodate new exhibits and to give the space a more contemporary feel. Before construction began, DCBA erected temporary walls to separate construction from public ...
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Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology: Multiphase Laboratory, Office, and Museum Renovations
Commissioning & Validation, Green Building, Institutional
Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology, Multiphase Laboratory, Office, and Museum Renovations Phases one through three of this multiphase renovation project focused on the relocation of Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ). Working within an occupied space, DCBA converted an open area into new LEED laboratory, classroom, storage, and collections ...
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Chemical Waste Storage Facility
Commissioning & Validation, Infrastructure, Institutional
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemical Waste Storage Facility DCBA was hired to relocate MIT’s Chemical Waste Storage Facility, an undertaking that required workers turn an X-ray laboratory in an occupied building into a hazardous chemical consolidation area. Underground trench drains were installed for chemical spill containment and two existing underground ...
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Shao-Horn Lab Renovations Building 31
Commissioning & Validation, Green Building, Institutional
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Shao-Horn Lab Renovations Building 31 MIT hired DCBA for preconstruction services and to perform the renovation of two 475 sq. ft. lab spaces as well as two office spaces, and to make miscellaneous MEPFP upgrades. This project was undertaken in order to expand the area of ...
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Bristol-Myers Squibb: Process Development Laboratory Renovation
Commissioning & Validation, Institutional
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Process Development Laboratory Renovation This 33,000 sf. ft. project centered on the renovation of a process development clean room laboratory and support offices that were near occupied and operational laboratories. DCBA had to overhaul the lab infrastructure for RO/DI water and clean process utilities. Workers installed a cooling ...
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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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Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Building 26 Addition Feasibility Study
Institutional, Preconstruction
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 26 Addition Feasibility Study DCBA provided preconstruction services and a feasibility study for a potential addition to MIT’s Building 26. The feasibility study included a complete review of the existing conditions, logistics planning, and an outlined schedule as well as constructability support for the design ...
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Harvard University: Herbaria Retrofit and Upgrades
Commissioning & Validation, Green Building, Institutional, Preconstruction
Harvard University, Herbaria Retrofit and Upgrades For this 5,000 sq. ft. preconstruction and construction project, DCBA retrofitted Harvard University’s Herbaria in a space over an occupied library. Due to the sensitive equipment, plants, and environment (the library houses rare books), workers exercised particular care throughout this project. Scope included adding ...
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