Steel Erected at Historic STEM Building on UConn Campus
STORRS, CT Students at the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus are one step closer to occupying a long-awaited STEM residence hall now that steel erection has begun at the construction site. They joined staff members from the University and from design-builder during a recent ceremony.
The STEM residence hall is part of Governor Dannel Malloy's Next Generation Connecticut (NGC) initiative, designed to greatly expand educational opportunities, research, and innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines at the school during the next decade, with the overall goal of creating an infrastructure that supports Connecticut's most important industries, including high-tech manufacturing.
One of the most ambitious state investments in economic development, higher education, and research in the nation, NGC will transform the University into a top public research institution that fuels Connecticut's economy through new technologies, highly skilled graduates, and the creation of high-wage jobs.
, from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, previously teamed with KBE on the very successful Kellogg House residence hall design-build project at the University of Virginia. They will lead the design team for the new STEM residence hall.
Structural engineer ; civil engineer ; and mechanical, engineering, and plumbing engineer will support JSA.
and were selected by the University of Connecticut as the design architect and engineer during the Bridging Documents phase and will serve as the University's Design Consultant during the completion of design and the Construction Phase.