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University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center Lobby Addition, Amherst, Mass.

Architectural Engineers provided MEP/FP engineering services for the addition of a significant architectural glass enclosed lobby area at the entrance to the theater and gallery space. The lobby’s HVAC system was designed to accommodate 500 people. The building included cast glass that was equipped with thermistors to direct conditioned air against glass preventing condensation, hydronic radiant heating embedded in the topping slab, and fiber optic lighting.

OWNER

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

CLIENT

AEI performed this project as Prime

CONSTRUCTION COST

$1.5M

SIZE

30,000 SF

AEI SERVICES

Mechanical
Electrical
Plumbing
Fire Protection
Lighting

PHASES OF DESIGN

Existing Conditions
Design Development
Construction Documents
Construction Administration

PROJECT FEATURES

Energy Efficiency
Radiant Heating
Fiber Optic Lighting