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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.

The Frick Collection Board of Trustees Approves Designs to Enhance and Expand Facilities

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The Frick Collection has revealed approved designs to enhance and expand its landmark museum’s facilities. We are thrilled to be providing MEP/FP Engineering and Technology Design alongside the architectural leadership of Selldorf Architects and Beyer Blinder Belle.

The project will include approximately 60,000 square feet of enhanced spaces and 27,000 square feet of new construction. A 2020 groundbreaking is expected.

Read The Frick Collection’s press release here.

For updates on the construction of the project, click here.

Read The New York Times feature here.

Associate Max Chien Featured in Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine

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Associate and Senior Mechanical Engineer Max Chien, PE, LEED AP was featured as a respondent in Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s article entitled “Designing Efficient K-12 Schools.” The article examines the need for more technologically advanced educational facilities as well as engineers’ responses to that need given the digital environment in which today’s children find themselves.

Read the full article here.

Hayes Theater Lighting Ceremony

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The lights are on at the Hayes Theater and our engineers were thrilled to have been part of the lighting ceremony this morning. The event celebrated the official opening of the newly-renovated Broadway theater, formerly the Helen Hayes Theatre.  Our engineers designed comprehensive MEP/FP systems in support of infrastructure upgrades and significant renovations to both back-of-house and front-of-house areas. Dating back to the early 1900s, the venue is rich in theatrical history and stands as a testament to old Broadway.  Out team is delighted to have contributed to the theater’s future longevity.

Pictured: Project Engineer Neal Hasrajani, Associate Madhav Munshi, Partner Steven Lembo, Senior Associate Joseph Amato, and Associate Joe Ianni.  

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.

 

 

 

Announcing Kohler Ronan 2017 Promotions

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At this time, we would like to acknowledge several Kohler Ronan team members for their incomparable commitment to excellence in the field of engineering, their exemplary dedication to both firm and client, and their inspiring leadership which serves to encourage the entire staff. Please join us in congratulating our newest Partner, Principal, Senior Associates, and Associates. We wish them much continued success!

Partner

Partner

Erik Bodelsen, PE

Associate

Associate

John Fusco, PE

Principal

Principal

Talya Santillan, PE

Associate

Associate

Madhav Munshi, BEMP

Senior Associate

Senior Associate

Joseph Amato

Associate

Associate

Pearl Odu, PE

Senior Associate

Senior Associate

Edward Ruggiero, RCDD, TLT

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
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Statue of Liberty Museum Photo credit: Courtesy of FXCollaborative and Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundation
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