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CTGBC Awards Go to Two of Kohler Ronan’s Projects: UConn Hartford and The Thompson Exhibition Building

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The Connecticut Green Building Council has awarded UConn Hartford with this year’s Award of Excellence and the Thompson Exhibition Building at Mystic Seaport the Public/Institutional Award of Merit. Kohler Ronan is honored to have respectively collaborated on these projects with Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Centerbrook Architects.

Our Engineers provided MEP/FP design and services, as well as technology, LEED, and sustainable design for UConn Hartford. Comprehensive MEP/FP and technology design and services were provided for the Thompson Exhibition Building.

You can find out more about these award-winning projects here: UConn Hartford, The Thompson Exhibition Building.

For more information on the CT Green Building Council, visit https://ctgbc.org.

Arch Daily Names Thompson Exhibition Building Best 100 Wood Projects in US

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Arch Daily has named the Thompson Exhibition Building at Mystic Seaport Museum among the Best 100 Wood Projects in the US. Kohler Ronan is honored to have collaborated with Centerbrook Architects and Planners to create what is arguably most prominent structure on the museum’s campus.

Kohler Ronan provided the Thompson Exhibition Building with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and technology systems along with many sustainable system features.

You can find out more about this distinctive project, and what Kohler Ronan contributed by reading our project page here: Thompson Exhibition Building

NYBG Edible Academy Wins ENR New York’s Best Green Project

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ENR New York’s Best Projects contest has awarded New York Botanical Garden’s Edible Academy with Best Green Project. Kohler Ronan collaborated with Cooper Robertson to create this innovative, cultural and educational facility.

We are thrilled to have contributed MEP/FP systems design for this building which feature two high-tech classrooms, geothermal heating and cooling, green roof, composting restrooms, a demonstration kitchen, and an interconnected teaching greenhouse.

To find out more about this project, read our project page here: NYBG

To see the full list of awards, follow this link: read more

 

UConn Hartford Wins 2018 Charter Award

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The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) has awarded UConn Hartford with a 2018 Charter Award.

Kohler Ronan was thrilled to have provided MEP/FP systems design for this building, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, which integrates the historic Hartford Times façade with a new academic facility and retail spaces that revitalize the downtown area.

The full list of award recipients can be found here.

Principal Talya Santillan Named One of WBC’s 2018 Outstanding Women

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Talya Santillan, PE, LEED AP has been selected as one of the Women Builders Council‘s (WBC) 2018 Outstanding Women. We are proud of her commitment to increasing diversity and expanding the role of women in the architecture, engineering and construction industry, as well as her constant demonstration of leadership within the field of engineering. Talya is a member of the New York Chapter of Professional Women in Construction (PWC) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Congratulations Tayla!

The Tenement Museum Receives MASTerworks Award for Best Restoration

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The Tenement Museum has won a 2018 MASterworks Award for Best Restoration from The Municipal Art Society of New York. Located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the museum preserves the history of immigration and depicts immigrant life through the lens of families who once resided in this iconic neighborhood.

Click the link to learn more about all the MASterworks awards: https://www.mas.org/awards/masterworks/

UConn Hartford Wins Connecticut Preservation Award

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Kohler Ronan is honored to be the recipient of a Connecticut Preservation Award – Award of Merit by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation for the rehabilitation of the Hartford Times Building. The façade of the building was restored and integrated into the new UConn Hartford campus which has contributed significantly to the revitalization of downtown Hartford. 

Partners Craig Razza, Steve Lembo, and Rory Ronan were in attendance.

For the full list of award recipients, click here.

Thompson Exhibition Building Wins AIA QUAD 2017 Design Award

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The Mystic Seaport Museum’s Thompson Exhibition Building has been awarded with an AIA QUAD 2017 Design Award.  Specifically, the 21,000 sf facility was recognized with an Honor Award – With Distinction.

The jury praised the museum and provided the following thoughts: “Whimsical and joyful, this project has very strong imagery: the jury admired its resilience and its work with glulam structure to connect with traditional shipbuilding imagery.”

The Annual QUAD (Quality Unites Architectural Design) Conference unites AIA (American Institute of Architects) Chapters from Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. This year’s conference was held in Albany, New York.

To see more photos and learn more about the Mystic Seaport Museum’s Thompson Exhibition Building, click here.

 

 

 

Kohler Ronan Named Among the Top 45 Green Engineering Firms

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We are honored to have been named one of the Top 45 Green Engineering Firms by Building Design + Construction Magazine. Over a dozen of our engineers are designated as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP) by the US Green Building Council, and we are committed to growing our expertise and providing innovative sustainable design solutions across our project portfolio

Kohler Environmental Center Wins 2017 Education Facility Design Award of Excellence

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We are proud to learn that the Kohler Environmental Center at Choate Rosemary Hall has won a 2017 Education Facility Design Award of Excellence from the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education. Completed in 2012 and located in Wallingford, CT, this state-of-the-art environmental center is LEED Platinum Certified, and achieves net-zero energy usage. Congratulations to RAMSA Architects on this distinguished achievement. Click here to view our portfolio page containing project details and project photos.

Learn more about the 2017 Education Facility Design Awards here.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo credit: ©Olin Sahar Coston-Hardy
New Mexico State University Center for the Arts Photo credit: ©Anna Wesolowska / www.photographerhedman.com
University of Virginia Photo credit: ©Anna Wesolowska / www.photographerhedman.com
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Statue of Liberty Museum Photo credit: Courtesy of FXCollaborative and Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundation
Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center Photo credit: ©Tom Kessler Photography