Address: 80 High School Lane, Darien, CT

Services: Construction Management

Construction Type: Education – K-12

Size: 360,000 sf

Contract: $74,300,000

Architect: Herbert S. Newman & Partners

Project Description:

  • New construction to accommodate the growing student population.
  • Multi-phased, four-and-a-half-year project included new construction and renovations to existing spaces.
  • New double-height, library media center with clerestory lighting, state-of-the-art technology workstations and pendant-mounted indirect lighting.
  • The drama, music and art departments feature double-height, vaulted spaces.
  • Complete overhaul of physical education and athletic facilities.
  • Complete landscaping of 44 acres incorporating four new sports fields.
  • Science facility consists of highly specialized laboratories including a greenhouse.
  • State-of-the-art “green” roof (grass) on the cafeteria building.
  • New 18,000 square foot, 1,200-seat auditorium
  • All new infrastructure, including roads, new electric, sewer, water, and drainage services
  • Performed asbestos abatement to existing building to ensure health and safety of students and faculty while new construction continued.
  • School opened on time and on budget.
  • Construction management services included: constructability review, budgeting, value engineering, subcontractor bid and award, safety and logistical planning, pre-purchase program, scheduling and construction.

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