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HGSE Ask with Auditorium

HGSE Ask with Auditorium
Type of work: Renovation of Existing Lecture Hall, 1st Floor
Location: 13 Appian Way Cambridge, MA
Sqarefeet: 3,500
Contract: Open Book
Landlord: Harvard
Owner: Harvard Grad School
Architect: Baker Design Group
Engineer: Design Build

Project Description:

How do you build out a space that has 75% of the scope above and within the ceiling, which is 24 feet above the finished floor? Easy. Safely construct a full staging platform at the entire footprint and build from the top down. That is how Build-It was able to quickly and safely coordinate all trades- working on top of a fully staged auditorium and then reducing the tiers as the project continued.

  • Aggressive 9 week project schedule during prime ‘Holiday Season’
  • DMX Control system for custom lighting fixtures and scenes to tie
  • Multiple tiered ceiling systems, and structural components for supplemental support and tiered seating.
  • Custom millwork install and matching of building that was constructed in early 1900’s