Brown University

Keeney Quad

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Value: Size: Architect:
$15,000,000 170,000 SF DiMella Shaffer
  • 639-bed renovation within Keeney Quad
  • $9 million fast-track project completed in just ten weeks
  • design/ build effort with DiMella Shaffer Architects
  • LKCo. performed extensive interior demolition and abatement; removed existing stairwells and shored flooring; weather stripped and painted the windows; installed new dormers; performed slate repair; created elevator shafts; erected interior structural steel; created new kitchen/ lounge areas; built out a laundry area and reconfigured and renovated all existing rooms.
  • variety of logistical complexities included restricted work hours in a dense campus setting; tight site constraints for loading and unloading materials and rubbish; unknown existing conditions and the need to keep the building’s systems operational throughout construction.
  • phase two in the summer of 2013 will include corridor and bathroom renovations, elevator installation and MEP system upgrades