DiDonato was selected as a Term Consultant for SUNY at Buffalo to provide architectural/ engineering services for various construction projects located on all three of the University’s campuses. To date, our work has included:

O’Brian Hall | Amherst, NY – Design for the renovation of an existing two-tiered lecture hall into two flat classrooms on 1st floor and potential classroom in basement. Project also includes addition of two new all gender restrooms. The rooms will be brought up to current standards during renovation. Work will include demolition of existing spaces, hazardous materials remediation, new structural steel support, exterior windows, doors, electronic window shades, classroom furniture and equipment, carpet tiles, ceiling grid, new lighting fixtures, swipe card access at doors, USB connections, rebalance HVAC, data and phone ports, wayfinding and signage, and sprinklers. $600k (2018-2019)

Allen Hall Renovations | Amherst, NY – Site Representative for Allen Hall renovations, including Code and ADA upgrades. Work includes new offices, updating existing toilet rooms, providing new toilet restrooms, and a new elevator addition from the basement to the second floor. Also includes new sprinkler system for the renovation areas and provisions for extending the sprinkler system for future renovations. Exterior work includes new storm manhole, piping and waterline to the building for fire suppression, and new ADA concrete work / sidewalks. (2017-2018)

Cooke-Hochstetter Renovations | Amherst, NY – Site Representative for Cooke-Hochstetter renovations. Renovation includes new heating, cooling and ventilation, lighting and electrical, architecture and finishes, to provide state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms and “learning landscape” spaces. The renovation will also provide a home for the new major in environmental geosciences. (2017-2018)

Capen Hall Renovations | Amherst, NY – Site Representative for Capen Hall Renovations as part of UB’s “Heart of the Campus” plan. Several floors of Capen Hall were renovated as part of a “learning landscape” concept that assumes students learn everywhere on campus, not just in lecture halls and laboratories. Classrooms, study spaces, computer labs, library facilities, dining services and dormitories are designed as a continuous environment in support of the discovery process, and to consolidate student services and integrate these with state-of-the-art library facilities, as well
as University Admissions, the Honors College and the Academies. (2017)

Crosby Hall | Buffalo, NY – Site Representative for renovations to Crosby Hall, the 70,000 SF home of the School of Architecture and Planning. Renovation work included an elevator addition for ADA compliance, complete renovation of the existing buildings interior to provide an open concept for collaboration and multi-use gathering spaces. Design included environmentally-responsible building systems and sustainable materials. (2017)

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