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DBIA New England Recognizes Four Design-Build Projects


Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge / photo: Jeff Seymour

Framingham, MA – The Design-Build Institute, New England Region honored four outstanding regional projects at the 2015 Design Awards Dinner in December. Each of the award-winning projects represents the organization’s focus on excellence in integrated design-build project delivery.


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Hunter Laboratory / Courtesy of Gilbane

The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge in Shrewsbury/Worcester, Mass., took the Gold Award for Highways and Bridges. The design-build team for the $104 million structure was The Middlesex Corporation with Fay, Spofford& Thorndike.


The Hunter Laboratory Renovation at Brown University in Providence, R. I., received the Gold Award for Buildings. Gilbane Building Company with Toshiko Mori Architects led the design-build team.


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Kendrick Place / Christian Phillips Photography


Music and Mattison Auditorium /photo: Alain Jaramillo

Kendrick Place, a five-story 58,500sf mixed-use building in Amherst for Archipelago Investments, LLC, took the Silver Award for Buildings. The design-builder was Cutler Associates, Inc., with DiMella Shaffer architects and Holst Architecture.



The Kent School Music and Mattison Auditorium received a Merit Award for the complete renovation of an aging music department and auditorium, which included converting a 1930’s double-loaded corridor into an acoustic music and practice space. The design-build team was S/L/A/M Construction Services with The S/L/A/M Collaborative.





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