AltieriSeborWieber LLC wishes to congratulate long time Associate Joseph Pappolla on his retirement. Joe joined the firm in 1964 (yes 1964). Joe will continue to assist the firm as a consultant, particularly on those project he has been shepherding through construction. Congratulations Joe, and thank you for your years of service.
Ikon.5 Architects is teamed with AltieriSeborWieber LLC to design a new art storage facility for Princeton University.
Weiss/Manfredi selects AltieriSeborWieber LLC to provide MEPF engineering services for the renovation of the Cornell School of Veterinary Medicine.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC commences work on the design of a new central heating cooling plant for the USGA at their headquarters in Far Hills, NJ.
The new Barnes Foundation opens in Philadelphia to critical acclaim. Congratulations to architects Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. The new Barnes receives LEED® Platinum Rating. The energy systems designed by AltieriSeborWieber LLC beat ASHRAE 90.1 by 90%.
The second and third phases of the major National WWII Museum expansion have begun construction in New Orleans, LA. The new U.S. Pavilion is well under construction and will feature vintage aircraft and an interactive submarine exhibit. The Campaigns pavilion is just beginning construction and will feature the campaigns in Europe and the South Pacific.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC and River Architects were awarded the new Mill River interactive water park project by the City of Stamford, CT. The project will feature an interactive water park which will change over to an ice rink in winter. The project also includes a park building for related concessions and events.
The James Turrell Skyspace light show exhibit at Rice University is going through final preparation for opening in June of this year. AltieriSeborWieber LLC's contribution included electrical design support and development of an innovative design for the climate control of the outdoor viewing space.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC, Fuller & D'Angelo and the City of Stamford were the recipients of a 2012 Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Merit Award for the renovation of the Old Town Hall.
Dartmouth selects the team led by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects for the Master Plan and expansion of the Hood Museum at Dartmouth College. The project will also include the renovation of the Museum and the adjacent Wilson Hall. AltieriSeborWieber LLC is selected as MEPF consultant.
The team of Gensler and AltieriSeborWieber LLC are awarded the Master Plan commission for the USGA headquarters in New Jersey. The first phase of design will begin with a new central plant scheduled to be complete in 2014.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is selected to design the MEPF component of the new Museum of the American Revolution to be constructed in downtown Philadelphia.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC and Ennead Architects have been released to begin the design of Phase 3 of the Preservation and Modernization project at the Museum of the City of New York. ASW has been providing services to the MCNY since 2004. Construction of Phase 2 is currently nearing completion.
The Massillon Museum has won the 2010 Ohio Museums Association Award of Achievement for its collections storage renovation project. The project’s MEP systems, designed by AltieriSeborWieber LLC, include humidity and temperature control, particulate and gaseous filtration and UV shielded task and general lighting. We have been working with the Museum since 2006, and are so pleased that they have been recognized for the project.
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ASW have been authorized to begin the Construction Document phase of the Museum of the Marines. This new museum in Jacksonville, NC will honor the contributions and sacrifices of Marines, especially those from the Carolina Community. ASW will continue to work with CJMW Architecture from Winston-Salem, NC with whom we had previously collaborated on the design and construction of the Clay Center in Charleston, WV.
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is pleased to announce that AltieriSeborWieber LLC has been selected to provide MEP engineering services to SBMA for their infrastructure improvement project. This important commission continues our tradition of assisting museum and other cultural institutions in their quest to maintain their collections while managing their energy costs.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC and Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects have been selected for a renovation of Memorial Hall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The program includes a complete renovation of an existing 1930's building into MIT's premium School of Music facility. ASW and KPMB have previously worked together on similar renovation projects for Sprague Hall and Hendrie Hall, both at Yale University.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC have been chosen to update the master plan for Yale’s Peabody Museum of Natural History and to renovate the building’s Fossil Hall.
January 1, 2011
Adam Trojanowski and J. Kenny Wieber Jr. are promoted as the 7th and 8th principals in our firm’s 51 year history. Congratulations Adam and Ken!
AltieriSeborWieber LLC selected to provide MEPF engineering services for two performance venues in NYC, both for architect Andrew Berman. The MCC Theater will move to a new home on West 52nd Street including two performance spaces. Mr. Berman is also designing new rehearsal and audition space for Opera America.
The new wing of the North Carolina Museum of Art receives AIA National Honor Award.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC selected to provide electrical engineering services to Bohlin Cywinski Jackson in connection with a new Ice Arena for Penn State University. Kari Nystrom, P.E., Class of 1988 will head ASW’s engineering team.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC selected to provide engineering services in connection with the expansion and renovation of the Cornell University Law School.
The commission for the new Fine Arts Instructional Center at Eastern Connecticut State University is awarded to the S/L/A/M Collaborative and AltieriSeborWieber LLC.
The new wing of the North Carolina Museum of Art opens to critical acclaim. The new wing, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners is the new home the State’s permanent art collection. ASW was responsible for a new high efficiency physical plant and for a unique vertical approach to air distribution which utilizes permanent interior partitions to house duct risers.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is selectred by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and Haverford College to provide engineering services in connection with the construction of two new dormitory buildings.
Connecticut Center for Science and Exploration, receives LEED® Gold Rating.
Rhode Island School of Design's new Chase Center, located in Providence, RI, receives LEED® Silver Rating.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC celebrates the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Firm.
The renovated and expanded Yale School of Art and Architecture receives a first place award from the Connecticut Building Congress in the category of "Major Renovations/Expansion." The project has received a LEED® 2.2 Gold Rating, incorporating features such as radiant cooling as part of the HVAC design.
Colby College, Cotter Hall expansion of 18,000 SF with the additions of Pulver Pavilion and a new bookstore receives LEED® Silver Rating.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is retained by Centerbrook Architects to provide engineering services in connection with the renovation and expansion of the Lancaster History facilities in Lancaster, PA. The project scope shall include the upgrade of the climate control systems which protect the records and archives of the county, as well as historical papers of President James Buchanan. The project is expected to begin construction in January of 2010.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC has been retained by the Pro Football Hall of Fame to evaluate climate control needs at their Canton, Ohio facility.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is retained by the Fortis Property Group to provide engineering services in connection with their Norden Place commercial property in Norwalk, CT.
Work begins on the schematic design phase of the Hamilton College Theater and Studio Arts Building. This project represents ASW's second collaboration with Machado and Silvetti.
The renovated and expanded Yale School of Art is rededicated. The original building, designed by Paul Rudolph having opened in 1963, was renovated by Gwathmey Siegel Associates Architects.
The north and south campus office buildings at Williams College are occupied by faculty. These two buildings represent the first phase of a north campus reconfiguration which will culminate with the construction of a new library and the renovation of the original Stetson Library. The new buildings and the library project (in design) are the work of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson's Wilkes Barre office. The project has received a LEED® 2.2 Gold Rating.
Clark Art Institute Stone Hill Campus, designed by Tadao Ando in collaboration with the New York office of Gensler opens to the public. The Stone Hill building is the new home of the Williamstown Art Conservation Institute. The project is the first phase of a major expansion and renovation program at the Clark. 100% of the building's heating and cooling needs are met by a geothermal energy plant.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC has opened satellite offices in both New York and New Haven. In New York we are at 88 University Place in the offices of Robert Silman Associates. In New Haven we are at 175 Orange Street in the offices of Albis Turlington Architects LLC. The offices are primarily for the convenience of our New York and New Haven clients. Staff will divide their time between our main office in Norwalk and the satellite offices based upon meeting and local project schedules. Staff will continue to be accessible via e-mail and voice through our staffed main switchboard. Individuals have direct access voice extensions for client convenience.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is nearing completion of the bid documents for the Fairfield Jesuit Community Center, a residential, religious and community center at Fairfield University in Connecticut. This project is the beginning of our relationship with Gray Organschi Architecture, and includes greenroof technology, geothermal heat pumps, dedicated outside air unit, demand control ventilation, and other measures to minimize the energy use of the building.
The Brochstein Pavilion, designed by Thomas Phifer + Partners with the support of ASW opens at Rice University. The new 24-hour pavilion serves as a 24-hour meeting place/coffee house annex to the Fondren Library on the Rice central quadrangle.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC has been retained by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects to provide MEPF engineering services in connection with a new art education facility for the Barnes Foundation on Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Center City, Philadelphia. The new complex will house the Foundation’s substantial collection of Impressionist, post-Impressionist and Early Modern art in a space that will replicate the scale, proportion and configuration of the existing galleries in Merion, PA. In addition, the center will provide a substantial increase in space for art education programs, in the form of classrooms, seminar rooms, and an auditorium. The new building will also include much-needed facilities for conservation, research and administration; a gallery for special exhibitions; a retail shop and restaurant; and areas for special events and visitor services.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC has been selected to provide engineering services for the new Kitchen, Dining Room and Bar at the historic Oak Room, within the Plaza Hotel, in midtown New York City. This is a complicated, fast moving project that requires integration of new services into the framework of the core and shell of the building, and is an example of our ability to respond quickly and rationally to accelerated design and construction schedules.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC has been selected by R. M. Kliment & Frances Halsband Architects to provide MEPF services for the new Commons building at Arcadia University, in Glenside, PA. This building will incorporate radiant flooring, displacement air system in the multi-purpose room, passive ventilation of the circulation spaces, as well as other sustainable initiatives. The provision of a geothermal water-source heat pump system is under evaluation, for providing all the building’s heating and cooling requirements.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC will be assisting AMNH to implement PlaNYC energy efficiency upgrades including addition of 400 occupancy sensors throughout the museum, and replacement of DX systems with chilled water cooling systems in 6 exhibit halls.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC will be working with Kiss + Cathcart, Architects on a roof replacement project at the historic Coxe Cage building at Yale. The replacement skylight will include glass-integrated solar photovoltaic cells to minimize skylight glare as well as generate power for the building.
The new 55,000 SF 3-story academic building designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Colby College, Social Science Diamond Building in Waterville, ME receives LEED® Certification.
Design work has begun with Gensler on the Museum Phase of the new Jackie Robinson Foundation Museum in lower Manhattan. The first phase is now complete with the Foundation occupying new offices at One Hudson Square in New York.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC will be working with Perkins Eastman of New York on a full exhibit renovation and sprinkler system installation in the NW Coast Indian Hall at AMNH, the oldest public exhibit hall in the Museum.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC has been awarded a comprehensive Master Planning project for Fire Protection systems at AMNH, with Phase 1 of implementation consisting of sprinkler system additions to 5 public exhibit halls.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC has been retained by Gluckman Mayner Architects to provide HVAC and Electrical engineering services for the Contemporary Art Museum at the Presidio (CAMP). The CAMP project represents a major construction project on the grounds of the Presidio, the former military base at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, in San Francisco. The project will consist of approximately 100,000 square feet of contemporary museum and associated spaces, including galleries, lobby and public circulation, art handling and collection storage, museum offices, café and store, and multi-level underground parking. The mechanical and electrical systems will be developed in a fashion that responds to the clear sustainability goals of the Presidio Trust, while maintaining budgetary restraint. This project continues our collaboration with Gluckman Mayner Architects on Museum and Museum related projects.
The Walker Art Museum at Bowdoin College re-opens after a three-year renovation and expansion. The original renaissance revival building design by McKim Mead and White remained visually untouched by the new construction. The new Machado and Silvetti addition to the south connects to the Walker at the lower level. The building received new climate control systems utilizing geothermal heating and cooling.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is continuing our phased renovation work at the Yale Sterling Divinity Quadrant, now consisting of gut renovations of the existing SE and NE wings. The NE Wing will serve as "swing space" for the Yale School of Music while Hendrie Hall, another ASW project, is renovated.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC will be working with Diller Scofidio and Renfro on a new 35,000 sf Creative Arts Center at Brown University. This represents our first major collaboration with DSR and is our 3rd project at Brown University.
Recently opened New Britain Museum of Art project (designed by Ann Beha Architects with support from ASW) continues to win awards. AIArchitect This Week: Museum Reasserts Presence on Olmstead Park.
Schematic Design has begun on the Phase II Master Plan Construction of the expansion and renovation of the Clark Art Institute. Phase II will consist of a new 75,000 square foot addition to be designed by Tadao Ando with Gensler serving as executive architects in a collaboration between Annabelle Selldorf and Gensler which consists of the renovation of the 1955 and 1973 Wings. The project scope includes the complete renewal of the central heating/cooling plant for the complex, including a geothermal heating/cooling plant. Phase II also includes the demolition of the existing structure currently occupied by the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, which will soon occupy the new Stone Hill facility being constructed at the south end of the Clark campus under Phase I.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is retained by Gehry Partners LLP to provide MEP engineering services in connection with the multi-phase renovation and expansion of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The project is scheduled to be completed over a 10-year period. This represents ASW's first commission with Gehry Partners LLP, the twelfth winner of the Pritzker Prize, and the tenth winner of whom ASW has collaborated.
The latest group of Greek and Roman Galleries at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art opens to the public. This is the fourth phase of work in the renovation of the Greek and Roman department and the latest opening of renovated spaces dating back to 1970, when the team of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates supported by AltieriSeborWieber LLC and Severud Associates began service to The Met.
Ann Beha Architects has retained ASW to assist in a master plan for Boston's Old North Church. The initial phase of work is a conditions assessment and risk analysis, to be followed by an interim construction project to modernize critical infrastructure.
Hillier Architecture retains ASW to participate in the renovations to the James A. Michener in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
Design work begins on Phase II of the renovations to the Museum of the City of New York. Work in this phase will include renovation of numerous permanent galleries and the creation of new administrative spaces on the 4th and 5th floors. New climate control system shall be provided from the new central plant provided under Phase I. The Phase I design team continues with Phase II, headed by the Polshek Partnership Architects LLP.
Machado and Silvetti and AltieriSeborWieber LLC begin work on two major projects at the Mystic Seaport. At the north end of the campus a new 55,000 GSF museum structure will be built, which will be connected by a bridge to the Seaport's Rossie Mill facility. At the south end of the campus a new dining and catering facility will be constructed.
Michael A. Freliech, P.E. is named a Principal of the firm. Michael has been with the firm for over 9 years and during this time has made significant contributions to the profitability of the firm and the management of our projects. Key projects under his tenure have included the National Aquarium in Baltimore’s Pier 3 Expansion, the New Britain Museum of American Art, and the Yale University Art Gallery.
The Yale University Art Gallery reopens after an extensive renovation by Polshek Partnership Architects LLP and AltieriSeborWieber LLC. The building was originally designed by Louis I. Kahn and opened in 1953. The project included an upgrade of the building envelope to allow a more consistent curatorial environment for the University’s extensive art collection. Future projects at the YUAG will include renovations and expansion of the contiguous Swartwout and Street buildings, which are part of the YUAG complex.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is retained by David Scott Parker Architects to provide MEPF master planning services for the historic Lockwood-Mathews Mansion in Norwalk, CT. The 1864-era historic mansion is a registered National Historic Landmark.
Voorsanger & Associates Architects and AltieriSeborWieber LLC are retained by the City University of New York to design the new York College Observatory. The new building will house a 16” telescope and electronic control equipment, and become the key component of the College’s space science major and astronomy minor.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is retained by Ann Beha Associates to provide MEPF engineering services in connection with the construction of a new Visitor Center in Historic Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Platt Byard Dovell White, Architects retains AltieriSeborWieber LLC to provide MEPF engineering services to the New York Historical Society. The NYHS is about to embark on a multi-phase expansion and renovation program, the first phase of which will include a new Central Park West Entrance and gallery renovations on the lower floors.
Polshek Partnership Architects LLP and AltieriSeborWieber LLC have begun conceptual design of the next phase of renovation at the Museum of the City of New York. This will be the second of four major design/construction phases and will include the renovation of the administration floor of the building and the provision of temporary climate control for the galleries, which will be fully renovated in a later phase.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is retained by Beyhan Karahan & Associates. to provide MEPF engineering services for a new mechanical penthouse to serve the Humanities and Social Sciences collections at the New York Public Library.
AltieriSeborWieber LLC is retained as prime consultant for two separate projects at the American Museum of Natural History. ASW will provide engineering and design supervision services for a steam distribution master plan for the entire 1,600,000 square foot complex, as well as for an upgrade of Gallery 3 lighting systems. ASW will serve as prime consultant, retaining and supervising a team of architects, structural engineers, cost consultants, and hazardous materials abatement consultants. These are ASW’s 4th and 5th projects of this type at AMNH.
Alspector Architecture has chosen AltieriSeborWieber LLC to assist with the master planning of renovations to the Elmer Holmes Bobst Library at NYU. The Library was originally designed by the firm of Philip Johnson and Richard Foster in 1967.