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Architectural Tour of the Prior Performing Arts Center

  • 18 Nov 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • College of the Holy Cross, Prior Performing Arts Center

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Join AIA Central Massachusetts, The Worcester County chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, who will be leading a tour through the new Prior Performing Arts Center at the College of the Holy Cross.

The program will give participants a firsthand look at emerging trends in the design of Performing Arts Center with a focus on performer and visitor safety and unique social interactions. An hour-long presentation will additionally cover the roles and responsibilities of the Designer, Architect of Record, and General Contractor and how to ensure safety of campus occupants during construction,  followed by the facility tour.

WHEN: Friday, November 18, 2022 at 3:00 PM

WHERE: This in-person event will be held on the campus of College of the Holy Cross (see map below)


CREDITS: Pending approval

COSTThis event will be offered free of charge 

 After participating in this program, attendees will be able to:  

  • Recognize emerging trends in the design of Performing Arts Centers and how to ensure performers and visitors safety. 
  • Identify opportunities to elevate human experience through spatial configurations and design elements that encourage unique social interactions. 
  • Better understand the roles and responsibilities of the Designer, Architect of Record, and General Contractor. 
  • Plan for the logistical challenges of translating the design intent into an executable, code compliant set of construction documents that ensures the safety of students, faculty, and other occupants during construction on an active college campus. 

PRESENTERS 

Anthony Saby,  Associate Principal, Diller Scofidio + Renfro 

Miles Nelligan Associate Principal, Diller Scofidio + Renfro 

Todd Shafer, AIA, Associate Principal, Perry Dean Rogers

Mike Cimorelli, AIA, LEED AP, Associate, Perry Dean Rogers 

Paul Aballo, Vice President of Construction, Dimeo Construction Company 

Stephen DePaola, MEP Project Manager / Superintendent, Dimeo Construction Company 

SCHEDULE

3:00-4:00 Presentation

4:00-5:30 Building Tour

5:30-6:30 Food & Networking

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