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Thursday

July 15, 2010
3:24 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of July 12, 2010

We all know that being able to deal effectively with boundary issues is key to a well-evolved personality. The Garcelon Field renovation passed such a developmental milestone July 8 with the completion of its concrete “anchor curb.” Meanwhile, these days “Hedge Hall is really all about steel,” says project manager Paul Farnsworth. (At last we’re past the days when it was all about drainage.) Trucks bearing Hedge Hall’s new steel skeleton should start to arrive Monday, July 19.

Thursday

July 1, 2010
3:15 pm

Campus Construction Update, week of June 28: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

It’s been fascinating, if unsettling, to watch the reduction of Hedge and Roger Williams halls during these first months of their renovations. The buildings have been stripped down to windowless, featureless, gutted shells more reminiscent of a war zone than a comfy college. But now the reducing is done and from here on in, it’s pure gain

Thursday

July 1, 2010
3:06 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 28, 2010

Hedge and Roger Williams halls have stopped shrinking and will soon start to grow. And just how green is the Garcelon Field project?

Thursday

July 1, 2010
2:36 pm

Campus Construction Update, week of June 28: Garcelon Field

How “green,” speaking environmentally and not chromatically, will the renovated Garcelon Field be? The answer’s mixed. Unlike the old grass field, the new FieldTurf playing surface will neither support wildlife nor inhale carbon dioxide. But in other ways an artificial field has significant environmental advantages over grass.

Friday

June 11, 2010
10:18 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 7, 2010

Attending Reunion? Don’t miss the groundbreaking ceremony for the Garcelon Field renovation at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the field. And an hour earlier, you’ll have the chance to learn more about the Hedge-Roger Williams renovations.

Friday

June 11, 2010
10:09 am

Campus Construction Update: Hedge-Roger Williams renovations, week of June 7

At Hedge Hall these days, what’s up is down — in the basement. And you’ll get a lift out of it.

Friday

June 11, 2010
9:49 am

Campus Construction Update: Garcelon Field renovation, week of June 7

Even forewarned, it was shocking to arrive at work on June 3 to find the Garcelon Field grandstand succumbing to the force of machines.

Friday

May 21, 2010
3:45 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of May 17, 2010

Here we’d been thinking that it would be fun to gut a building. But not for the nail-pulling guy.

Friday

May 7, 2010
12:54 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of May 3, 2010

These days, the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls seems to be all about the concrete — taking it out and putting it in.

Friday

April 23, 2010
10:12 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of April 19, 2010

Writing this on Earth Day, Campus Construction Update is pleased to note that the Hedge and Roger Williams renovation project is showing some green.