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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New York, NY
440 West 42nd Street - MiMA
VDA provided full consulting services through construction administration for seventeen (17) elevators in this 57-story project at 440 West 42nd Street, New York, NY. The 1 million sq. ft., mixed use project includes a 300 room hotel, 400 luxury rentals, 200 condominiums, a 50,000 sq. ft. Equinox fitness Club, 100,000 sf of retail, and four off-broadway theaters, above a 200-car underground garage, and the future entrance to the new No. 7 Subway Line at the corner of 42nd Street and 10th Avenue in Midtown West of Manhattan. Arquitectonia designed the building; Ismael Leyva is architect of record, and the project was designed for LEED Certification.