David L. Lawrence Convention Center

This $354 million facility is the nation’s largest to have received LEED designation from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Convention Center has a total of 1.45 million sq. ft., including 330,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space (250,000 sq. ft. of which is column-free exhibit space), 53 meeting rooms, 37 loading docks, and a 34,000 sq. ft. ballroom.

VDA provided vertical transportation consulting services for twenty-two (22) escalators, sixteen (16) hydraulic elevators (including two (2) with glass cabs), and two (2) geared traction elevators.

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Project Info

Service Type

New Construction


Rafael Viñoly Architects, Inc.


1.45 million sf

Project Type

Convention Centers

Equipment Type

Elevators, Escalators


Pittsburgh, PA

Completion Year



$354 Million

Key Personnel

Richard S. Sayah Vice President

Contact Info

Richard S. Sayah
Vice President
Headquarters: East Hanover
120 Eagle Rock Avenue
Suite 310
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Phone: 973-994-9220
Fax: 973-994-9220