Central Connecticut State University, Barnard Hall
Location: New Britain, CT
Client: State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (Hartford, CT)
Architect: Svigals & Partners (New Haven, CT)
Description: Construction Manager at Risk for the 4-story, 80,000 sf renovation and 8,000 sf, 3-story addition to house new offices and space for student advising and teaching. The renovation includes selective demolition and abatement, window replacement, new MEP systems with a combination of re-used and new equipment, and interior finishes. The 3-story, steel-framed structure consists of masonry shear walls and cold formed frame construction, with a combination of standing seam metal and TPO roof. Site work includes hardscape and greenscape, modifications to storm, water, and sanitary lines, new water detention systems, fire services, and new chilled water lines to the University’s heating plant. The centrally located building was occupied throughout construction. Meets University sustainability requirements and State of CT High Performance Building standards.