“Congratulations to a great construction team for completion on time and budget. The faculty, staff and parents were ‘absolutely gushing’ at the grand opening.”

Dr. Janet HartwellHeadmaster, Greens Farms Academy
Highlights

Address: 35 Beachside Avenue, Westport, CT

Services: Construction Management

Construction Type: Education – K-12

Size: 59,200 sf

Contract: $18,400,000

Architect: Office of Michael Rosenfeld

Project Description:

  • This addition and renovation project was part of a two phase, three-year project that included extensive changes to the school’s MEP infrastructure as well as recreating the ingress/egress and circulation pattern for the entire upper and middle schools.
  • Construction management services included: constructability review, budgeting, value engineering, subcontractor bid and award, safety and logistical planning, pre-purchase program, scheduling, construction and commissioning oversight.

PHASE I: PERFORMING ARTS/SCIENCE CLASSROOMS
New SF: 22,000; Renovation SF: 6,000

  • New addition, built within an existing courtyard, includes science labs, drama room, orchestra room, practice rooms, music rooms, and a music library.
  • High-end finishes and acoustical treatment used throughout. Relocation of main campus electrical and mechanical plants.

PHASE II: MIDDLE/UPPER SCHOOL CLASSROOMS
New SF: 23,200; Renovation SF: 8,000

  • New addition consisting of 15 classrooms, labs, locker area, school store, greenhouse and faculty offices. Renovations to common space areas to enhance traffic circulation to and from the new addition.
  • Each phase was performed under occupied conditions and included many sustainable design elements as well as the challenges of coordinating the new construction with an existing, c.1930 historic structure.

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