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UMass Physical Sciences Building Opens
11.07.18 The Physical Science Building at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst opened to students and research faculty this fall. Designed with Wilson/HGA, the project houses office and research spaces for chemistry and physics in the fields of condensed matter and nuclear physics. The project also includes the recreation of the West Experiment Station - a 19th Century research laboratory and one of the University’s oldest buildings - utilizing existing brick masonry from the original West Experiment Station to recreate the 1887 structure.
Champions Row - Grand Opening
11.02.18 Champions Row, the new main entrance to the TD Garden, opened to the public yesterday following a private dedication ceremony attended by local dignitaries, the ownership team, contractors, and design consultants. The opening represents a major milestone in the completion of the Hub on Causeway, one of the country’s largest mixed-use development projects. The project of a lifetime for many of those involved, LeMessurier is proud to have served as the structural engineer of record for all three phases of the Hub, including the design of three towers in addition to the unique structure of Champs Row and podium component seen here. The total project planning is decades in the making going back to the design of the TD Garden, over 25 years ago, which is another project that LeMessurier is proud to have served as the structural engineer of record.
Ribbon Cutting at MIT.nano
10.09.18 On October 4th, MIT hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the highly anticipated nanotechnology laboratory on its campus. One of the biggest capital projects on the MIT campus in recent years, the 214,000 square-foot building boasts 2 levels of clean room spaces and 4 vibration-isolated imaging suites that will house equipment enabling the next generation of research and innovation at MIT. With a design and construction schedule of six years, this ceremony is the culmination of tremendous teamwork and collaboration.
Harvard Business School Celebrates Dedication of Klarman Hall
10.03.18 On October 1, 2018, Harvard Business School held a dedication and symposium for Klarman Hall, their new convening center. Designed by William Rawn Associates, Klarman Hall can be adapted for events for a few hundred people to 1000 people. The hall is suited for large-scale conferences as well as musical and artistic performances. Seth and Beth Klarman, Governor Charlie Baker, Nitin Nohria and Lawrence Bacow cut the ribbon to officially dedicate the building. This was followed by an afternoon symposium regarding democracy.
Duke's Rubenstein Arts Center Opens
01.30.18 Duke University is planning a formal opening celebration this weekend for the new Rubenstein Arts Center on its campus in Durham, North Carolina. Dubbed "The Ruby", the new William Rawn Associates-designed 70,000 square-foot building boasts extensive flexible arts and classroom spaces while acting as the hub for the entire arts program.

To learn more about The Ruby and to take a virtual tour, visit this web page.