Graduate School of Design Projects 2021

 

With the pandemic caused the closing of most GSD facilities we have plans focused on addressing health, safety, security, and deferred maintenance at Gund Hall.  We are leveraging this period to perform the following logistically challenging and noisy projects.

Update: 6.3.21

 

Gund Flooring Project:

Removal of vinyl tile and abatement of mastic throughout the studio, lounges, 109, 112, The Pit, 520 – 522.

Our goal is to increase the sustainability of flooring with polished concrete and cork among options.

Scheduled for March – June

GSD Representative: Kevin Cahill, kcahill@gsd.harvard.edu

Consultants:  DCA, EHI, EHS

Contractors: NER, Alleghany

 

 

Gund Fire Alarm Project:

 

Complete upgrade of the fire alarm system including panels and devices.

Scheduled for March – July

GSD Representative: Kevin Cahill, kcahill@gsd.harvard.edu

Consultants:  Jensen Hughes

Contractor: Sullivan and McLaughlin

 

 

Gund Studio Roof Project:

 

Replace the existing roof with EPDM.  The work will increase and improve the current roof drainage capacity and enhance insulation.

Currently in Bid phase with construction May-August.

GSD Representative: Dalya AL Mharib, dalya_almharib@gsd.harvard.edu

Consultants: SHG and NV5

Contractor: TBD

 

 

Gund Entrances:

 

All lobby level entrances will be replaced with a new storefront system. This work improves security and energy efficiency.

GSD Representative: Dalya AL Mharib, dalya_almharib@gsd.harvard.edu

Consultants:  DCA and EHS

Contractors: Jackson Glass and Aroyan

 

Gund Lobby Restrooms:

 

The work includes complete modernization of restrooms, increases fixture count, and adds a new gender-inclusive room.

Currently in Bid phase with construction May-July.

GSD Representative: Dalya AL Mharib, dalya_almharib@gsd.harvard.edu

Consultants DCA and BLW
Contractor: TBD

 

 

Gund Studio Painting:

 

The work includes complete painting of all walls, ceiling,s and MEP’s in the studio area with no VOC coatings.

Currently in Construction Document phase with construction May-August.

GSD Representative: Dalya AL Mharib, dalya_almharib@gsd.harvard.edu

Consultants DCA
Contractor: TBD

 

For a full listing of Harvard's Ongoing Construction Projects visit: https://construction.harvard.edu/