Cincinnati State, Advanced Technology Learning Center
This state of the art advanced technology academic building is 44,000sf. The building sits on a hilltop campus and has a 38,000sf parking garage. This is Cincinnati State’s first center for student life programs. As construction manager at risk our team managed the stabilization of the sloping hillside to prepare for the foundation structure for the building. The building includes cafes and restaurants, a wellness center, two large auditoriums, laboratories, a large community room, a bookstore, administration offices, and student lounge areas.
D.A.G. serves as Construction Manager in a partnership over all Cincinnati Public Schools. The master plan created with the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission includes over 60 schools to be renovated or built new. Pleasant Hill Elementary, the first LEED Silver certified school is pictured.
D.A.G. has completed many projects for Miami University since early 2000. Some of the noteworthy projects include Hughes Hall Laboratory, Peaking Engine Generator, and pictured Presser Hall. Presser Hall was originally built in 1930. D.A.G. Construction was awarded the general construction contract to renovate this historic building. Presser Hall is ADA Accessible and utilizes new MEP technology. It is a brilliant addition to the Oxford campus containing 22 classrooms, 3 rehearsal rooms, first floor offices, and an electric studio.
D.A.G has worked as a general contractor and design builder for The University of Cincinnati since the early 90s and the complex renovation of the German Cultural Center (pictured) and DAAP Garage. Work included structural steel, integration of existing exterior walls with new masonry walls and floor system. Nippert Stadium and Hoxworth Storage and Maintenance Building are among their recent projects.
D.A.G. served as the Lead General Contractor on a five prime system, under no CM. D.A.G. managed the construction of four separate additions and interior remodeling at the High School, one addition and interior remodeling at the Junior High School, site work, asphalt paving, storm system work, landscaping and site improvements. The Owner occupied both the High School and Junior High throughout the duration of the project. The schedule was developed and managed by D.A.G.
Gallatin County Lower Elementary School and Head Start Center expansion and renovation included a new geothermal system, site work, new parking lot, renovation of the school and addition of the Head Start Center. The library media center, cafeteria, classrooms, administration offices were renovated. With the existing soil conditions on this project, D.A.G., general contractor, had to use rammed aggregate piers to support the new addition which sits near the Ohio River. The schedule was fast paced with over 200 men and women working during summer months.
D.A.G. in partnership provided construction management services for the new Mt. Healthy Middle/High School, Mt. Healthy North (PK-6) School and Mt. Healthy South (PK-6) School, all of which achieved LEED Gold Certification. The Mt. Healthy Middle/High School is a three story building of 225,000 sf with an auditorium seating 515, a college regulation-sized gymnasium, a separate middle school gym, 8 project labs and smart boards in all classrooms. The Mt. Healthy North and South Elementary schools are three story buildings of 110,000 sf each with smart boards in all classrooms. All schools are featured with daylight harvesting, as well as time-controlled lighting in all other areas of each facility. Additional scope of work included the demolition of four existing schools. Our CM team also assisted the district in phone banks and mailers in order to help pass their levy.
D.A.G. was the Construction Manager in partnership for Fayetteville Perry Local Schools in Brown County. The population for the 2 story high school is 350 students. The new building was constructed in front of the old one. The high school shares a cafetorium, band room and library with the middle school. The scope also included demolition of the existing elementary school, construction of a new elementary school, and renovation and addition of the middle school. The middle school houses 250 students. Both the middle school and elementary school are on the same campus as the high school.
D.A.G. was the Construction Manager in a partnership on Eastern Local Schools; three total schools. Sardinia Elementary was new construction of 48,000sf and completed 5 months ahead of schedule. The middle and high school combined over 115,000sf.
D.A.G. was the Construction Manager in partnership on Clinton Massie Local Schools. The scope included renovating the existing grades 6-8 middle school (74,706 sf) and new construction of grades pK–5 elementary school (103,578 sf). The middle school was occupied during the construction.
D.A.G. was the general contractor on four schools. Heritage Hill Elementary is a 63,093sf new school. D.A.G.’s responsibilities include existing building demolition, site work, gymnasium floor, bleachers, acoustic wall panels, and shingles. Sharonville Elementary is a 65,700sf renovation. The new middle school is 159,000sf and the new high school is 439,145sf. The two buildings also utilize a shared facility.
D.A.G. served as the general contractor on two projects at the University of Kentucky. D.A.G. built the new Wildcat Coal Lodge next to the Joe Craft Center. The lodge has 32 beds for the men’s and women’s basketball players and other students. Within the 24,000sf, students enjoy an interactive lounge area, private dining and a theater. The building replaces the 1978 original lodge. The University of Kentucky Shively Sports Center is the practice facility for the University’s Olympic sports, such as track and field and baseball. The 24,229 sf facility was renovated by D.A.G.
The building is three stories and has a tunnel connection to the campus for utilities. It is 112,000sf and includes classrooms, computer labs, a digitorium (digital auditorium), television/media studios and control rooms, teaching labs, research/partnership space, CAVE (a computer-assisted virtual environment), offices, and support space. The building is also registered as a LEED Silver.