With 4,300 currently active projects, VDA's consultations reach the spectrum of end uses. From subways and airports to symphony halls, from venerated landmarks and hospitals to embassies...
VDA has impacted transportation in virtually all building environments. The firm has designed mail handling systems and has consulted for special equipment applications like rack and pinion elevators, double deck hydraulic elevators, turntables, and vehicle lifts.
Complying with ADA regulations, VDA professionals design and oversee maintenance for systems that represent efficiency, aesthetics, and safety, and—whether projects run several months or span years—provide clients with the innovation and superior service they expect.
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Eventi Hotel and Beatrice Residences
New York, NY
835 Sixth Avenue: Eventi Hotel and Beatrice Residences
VDA provided consulting services through construction administration for the 53-story, 620,000 sf mixed-use tower in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The new mixed-sue structure comprises 302 luxury rental apartments, a 290-key hotel with banquet facilities, meeting rooms and event spaces with private terraces, a full floor restaurant, a ground floor café, retail space and below grade parking. The building has a first floor with two separate lobbies, one for residents and one for the hotel/retail area.
Three (3) geared passenger elevators and a service elevator serve the hotel portion of the building, while three (3) passenger elevators and one (1) service elevator serve the residential floors. One (1) geared food service elevator, a 2-stop restaurant passenger, one garage passenger elevator and one (1) hydraulic service elevator serve the restaurant podium.