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August 1, 2002
- The grading
at the south side of the link is almost complete.
- The south
side of the link has a stucco finish which is presently in progress.
- A view of the progress of H109
on the first floor of Hilles.
- The railing
at the east side of Hilles.
July 25, 2002
July 18, 2002
- Room H205,
one of the completed rooms.
- A view of the compact movable shelving
in the library.
- First floor bench
in the link.
- Looking down stair
July 11, 2002
June 28, 2002
June 21, 2002
June 6, 2002
May 30, 2002
May 20, 2002
- Looking into room
H012 from what was the old Hilles ground floor corridor.
- The progress of room
- A much smaller version of the west side
is on the east side of the
May 9, 2002
May 2, 2002
April 25, 2002
- The east side of the library
has a similar smaller opening as the west side.
- A view of the progress in room
- The completed west wing roof.
April 18, 2002
April 11, 2002
April 4, 2002
- Lab casework has been delivered for the
- The new
opening has been cut and the new support steel is in place for the entrance
from stair 5 to the second floor of Hilles.
- View the
- Rendering view of the south side of the
link and Hilles.
March 28, 2002
February 21, 2002
- The south chimney
stacks are being set into place.
- A view of the north
side of the link where there will be access to the courtyard.
tower 5 will have a skylight allowing natural light in at the third floor
January 24, 2002
stonework is progressing on the west and northwest sides of the building
as weather allows.
are starting on the second floor.
January 17, 2002
- The FCU's
for heating and cooling are onsite and being installed from the ground floor
- The exterior chimneys
are starting at the south and north ends of the building.
January 10, 2002
- The courtyard
area as seen from the roof of the new west wing.
- A view of the second
floor link building back toward the east wing.
December 27, 2001
December 20, 2001
plumbing rough in is ongoing up to the 3rd
floor. Once the plumbing is roughed in, block walls will follow.
- A view of the third
floor south wall at the library.
December 13, 2001
- A view of the first floor corridor
block being installed. The block is being completed by floor from the
first floor up.
- The third
floor library looking up to open space on the fourth floor.
- The east
elevation backup block is completed. The elevation is scaffolded in preparation
for stonework to start.
December 6, 2001
- A close-up view of the south
stair elevation which is scaffolded for masonry work.
- The third
floor library laydown course.
- The forth
floor steel is in place and the 2 inch topping will be poured this week.
November 29, 2001
for the exterior stone and stucco work is being erected.
- The slab
on grade is being poured.
- A view of the atrium
spaces being constructed with the third floor lobby.
November 21, 2001
November 15, 2001
- The underside of the floor
boxes where the tele/data contractor will roughin to the conduits.
- This is the south
stair tower of the west wing. The precast is up, the block walls will
be built and then the steel stairs will follow.
- A view of the link
to the west wing connection from the courtyard areas. The construction is
precast on block bearing so it will lag behind the main west wing.
November 8, 2001
work has started with the perimeter walls on the ground floor.
The first floor block will follow, starting 11/19/01.
- The precast structure is locked in place
with a series of composite
pours lined with rebar. This photo is a view of the plank sitting
on a beam edge before being poured solid.
- This is the inner joint of the plank
being grouted into place.
- A view from the link
first floor of the west wing rising.
November 1, 2001
- There are over 40 power/data floor
boxes on the first floor of the west wing. This is a box "roughed
in" before the concrete is complete.
- The underground storm
drain connections are now complete with this tee fitting, which contain
88 bolted connections.
- This is a view from the third floor of the
link building looking down
at the new West Wing and existing Hilles building.
October 25, 2001
- The precast
structure is being fully grouted in place so the next floor can be erected.
- Finally we have an opposing view! This is
a look at where the two wings
- The west
wing construction is only a few feet away from the existing locker room
building, as well as the college's central heating plant. Logistics and material
loading with be a challenge for this phase.
October 19, 2001
- A view of the crane
setting precast from the south side of the West Wing.
- The precast plank
set at the link.
- Precast shear
wall being set in place on the south side of Hilles.
October 11, 2001
- The black crane
is being used to construct the blue onewhich will then be used for construction
of the precast. Once assembled, the blue crane will weigh 200 tons and will
be 27 feet wide.
September 27, 2001
- A view from of the west
wing at the end of the link from the first phase.
- Future tie-in of the link
to the west wing.
- Forms being set for a concrete pour of the
south wall of the west wing.
- The elevator
pit for the west wing.
September 6, 2001
- The new entrance
area to the INSC and Sharpless Buildings through the rotunda.
- A view of the rotunda
from the third floor.
August 23, 2001
- Of a view of Hilles
where the west wing will tie in.
- The completed sidewalks
at the east side of the building along Coursey Road.
August 16, 2001
- The north
sidewalks outside of Sharpless are well under way. The College landscaping
team is expected to start work on August 20, 2001.
- The west
wing building pad structural underpinning is complete. Foundation work
will begin during the week of August 20th.
August 1, 2001
- The stucco
is complete on the south side of the link and rotunda. The remaining link
will be constructed for turnover summer 2002.
- The sundial
July 19, 2001
- The finishes on the second
floor are proceeding with carpet in the faculty office area.
- This is a view of Rooms
E215 and E216. The overhead service carriers and racks are complete
in the Physical Chemistry labs. The tables will be moved in during the week
of July 23, 2001.
July 12, 2001
- The north
elevation is almost
complete with work being done on the copper stair roof as well as the entrance
vestibule to the rotunda stair.
- This is a view of the graded east
elevation with copper gutters and downspouts complete.
July 4, 2001
- This is a view of the east
wing with the copper
gutters being installed. The crane in this view is setting prefabricated pipe
pieces at the cooling tower.
- This is a view of the granite
flooring being installed in the rotunda area. The treads and landings
are already complete.
June 27, 2001
- The building cooling
towers are in place
as of June 25, 2001.
- This is a perspective shot of the first
The flooring in this corridor went in June 25, 2001.
June 21, 2001
- The new loading
dock and ramp have
been poured. Paving of this area is scheduled for June 22, 2001.
- This is a shot of the granite installation
proceeding in the rotunda,
June 14, 2001
- A typical laboratory on first floor with
casework installed, Room E105.
- The view from the east wing of the Hilles
June 7, 2001
- The east elevation of the east
- Riser one, from the ground floor to the
first floor in stair
- The interior south elevation of the rotunda
from the first floor.
May 31, 2001
May 24, 2001
- The west side of the rotunda
beginning to receive its first coat of paint.
- A view of room E106.
May 17, 2001
- The east side of the exterior of the rotunda.
- The north and east side of the east
- A view of the east side of the east
May 10, 2001
- Looking down from the first floor to the
ground floor of stair
- Some of the casework and fume hoods in room
- The completed west
side roof of the east wing.
May 3, 2001
April 26, 2001
- A view of the south
side of the link and
- Chemistry lab,
- A view of the fourth floor
exterior of the rotunda from the east
April 19, 2001
- The up section east side of
- Looking south at the upper
level of the roof
and the north side of the south chimneys.
- The west side of the
wing as seen from the
third floor of the link.
April 12, 2001
- The view of the
side of the east wing.
The remainder of the global wrap has been removed.
- The northern
chimneys on the east
April 5, 2001
March 22, 2001
March 15, 2001
March 1, 2001
- The interior of the
- Looking upward at the
February 22, 2001
- The underside
of the roof looking at
the structural steel uncased in the fireproofing
- The chimney
on the northwest side of the east wing. along with the west side
of the roof.
February 15, 2001
February 8, 2001
- Looking up at the
from the link side at the east wing entrances.
- Looking down the west side of
the east wing at the hangers
and supports attached
to the steel.
February 1, 2001
- Ever wanted to see how they
build a spiral
staircase? Here's a
picture of the process, looking down into the rotunda.
- Looking at the encased
wing from the
E307 from the south
west corner looking north east..
January 25, 2001
- The first phase was
out" on January 10,
2001 with the completion of roof steel erection and an evergreen
tree was placed on the uppermost point of the building. This
tradition dates back to the Vikings who would place a tree on the
top of their structures to pay homage to those trees sacrificed
during the actual building process. The photo shows an evergreen
tree at the top right corner of the building.
- This is a close-up of the
stone, drainage material, insulation, dampproffing, stone ties,
stone and backer block all on the east side of the
- The rotunda
view from the roof. Note: the drop only goes the first floor now,
previously the view included the ground floor.
- The west
side of the east wing,
the south side of the rotunda, and the south side of the link
viewed from the west side.
January 18, 2001
- The east
viewed from the
- The south elevation of the
and rotunda and the
west side of the east wing.
- The rotunda
frame work and rebar
for the second lift.
January 11, 2001
- The radius
at the auditorium in
Sharpless. Looking from the ground floor at the underside of the
first floor. Steel will be installed in this area connecting the
link to Sharpless.
- The newly erected
- The rotunda
stair tower looking down at the landing.
January 4, 2001
- An interior view of
307 from the southwest
- Looking north at the
side of the link and
Sharpless at the east wing.
December 25, 2000
December 18, 2000
- The view looking north at
- The south
side of the rotunda,
link and Sharpless.
- The first
floor of the eastwing
from the south east corner looking toward the northwest corner.
December 11, 2000
- The corridor for the link
between the East Wing and Hilles proceeds. Here's a view from
and one looking
- Here's a second floor
that will soon be a lab.
- The east
wall of the East Wing
is now going up.
- Here's a view of all the
progress on the East
Wing, looking north
from the trailers by the campus center.
December 4, 2000
November 27, 2000
- The rotunda frame and concrete
sides are in place. Here are views from inside
- The brunt of the work on the
new East Wing is occurring on the inside, as electric and other
work proceeds. Here are views of the first
floors, looking out.
- And, on the outside, here is
our weekly update
facing north from the campus center.
November 13, 2000
- This week, we're giving you a
look inside the action, inside the rapidly rising East Wing.
Here's a look down one of the unfinished corridors,
a view looking out from the second
floor and a shot facing
on the first floor.
- Here's a look at both the
of the rotunda. Note the marking on the interior where the spiral
staircase will be.
November 6, 2000
- Rapid construction continues
on the East Wing. Here is an aerial
shot of the roof, a look
into the first three floors on the south side, and a look at the
- The rotunda's exterior is
progressing quickly. Have a look.
October 30, 2000
- The East Wing is shooting up,
with concrete floors, reinforcement, and even a few walls. Here
are two views, one looking
north at the East Wing
toward Sharpless, and one looking
east at the rotunda,
East Wing, and temporary wall of Sharpless.
- Inside, the ground
floor takes shape, as
October 19, 2000
- Here are pictures of the
latest progress in construction of the East Wing and the rotunda:
from the trailers, looking south
off the roof of Sharpless, looking east
at the rotunda and the East Wing and one looking north
at just the East Wing.
- This is the present state of
floor of the East wing.
You can see the temporary lights and the stone foundation with the
reinforcing mesh laid out, awaiting the concrete to be
October 12, 2000
- Progress continues on the East
Wing. Here are three views, one aerial
from the roof of Sharpless, one looking north
from the trailers by the Campus Center and the last looking
directly into the construction site.
- Here is an internal
view of the rotunda,
looking out the window on the ground floor.
October 5, 2000
- The central Rotunda grows by
the day. Here are two views, one vertical
and one of the nearly enclosed ground
- The new ground floor strides
closer to cmpletion. Again, here are two views, one from the
in the sky and the
other from the inside.
September 28, 2000
- Form work for the Rotunda
continues. A view of the Rotunda
and the East Wing,
looking north. And another, looking directly down the
of the Rotunda.
- Here's a view
of the Rotunda form work and the beginnings of the first floor of
the East wing, looking southeast from Sharpless.
September 21, 2000
- The new ground floor is being
erected. Here are two views of the progress, one featuring a large
crane and facing
north toward the
Sharpless temporary wall and one facing
south toward the campus
- Concrete ceiling are being
added to the ground floor. Here is an aerial
view, looking south
from the roof of Sharpless.
September 14, 2000
- A new school year is in
session at Haverford. Here is a view
of the site facing
north toward Sharpless as students, faculty and staff walk by in
- A view of the work
in progress on the East
Wing, with the newly transported 6 College Circle on the
- The rotunda is now under
construction. Here are two views of the progress, one
and one facing
September 7, 2000
- This is the rotunda
frame work from the
outside looking east on the site.
- A view of the loading
dock foundation. Notice
the rebar that is sticking up which will be tied into the exposed
- Here is a photo of the ongoing
work. The sections of
pipe shown here will be in a wall or under lab casework and are
run to the mechanical rooms.
August 31, 2000
- This is the rotunda
stair that will connect
the two different wings and Sharpless. The concrete was poured
1 on the first floor of
Sharpless is complete and shows lab casework and finish
August 24, 2000
- A view of the northeast
foundation wall showing underground plumbing
and electrical work
- This shows the south side of
where the new building
will tie into the existing structure.
- The 5th
Floor of Sharpless with
miscellaneous lighting, painting and cleaning to be
August 17, 2000
- Here is the overall
- This shows the progress of the
the crane moving form work and the bulldozer back filling the
- Here is the area of work that
caused the shutdown of water to Sharpless
August 10, 2000
- Interior footing
followed foundation wall work. These footings mark the centerline
of the building.
- This is the typical
view from south at the
Campus Center looking north toward the East Wing and
August 3, 2000
- The ceiling is now installed
in Sharpless lab
S108. This will be the
new Biology teaching lab.
- The North and East
walls of the East wing
are now in place. These walls are the inside walls of the ground
floor mechanical areas and will be fully backfilled on the
July 25, 2000
- The relocation of
Road has produced
enlarged planting areas in front of the Campus Center. There will
still be limited visitor parking.
- The North foundation
wall is the largest on
- This is a view of the new 5th
July 10, 2000
For more pictures from earlier in the year,
- Two buildings have been
slightly relocated for the construction. 6
has been moved, and
foundation waterproofing and backfill is ongoing. The
pavilion has also been
relocated, and grass replanted at its side.
- This is a view
of the new ducts, reinforcing bar and support as well as the
concrete encasement pour at the new building pad.
- Mechanical and electrical work
S108, on the new first
floor, is underway.
site viewed from the
trailers opposite the Campus Center. The Fieldhouse lies to the
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