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MIT Site 3

VDA is working with Perkins + Will Architects (Boston) and MITIMCO (MIT Investment Management Company) to provide full design and construction services for fourteen (14) new passenger/service elevators to be installed to serve the building. This project will combine new and existing structures, reflecting both the history of Kendall Square in Cambridge and MIT’s commitment … Continue reading “MIT Site 3”

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City Place I

City Place I is the tallest commercial office building in the state of Connecticut at 38 floors. VDA is currently providing full design and construction services for the modernization of eighteen (18) passenger elevators and two (2) service elevators for the owners, Paradigm Properties. The modernization involves converting the passenger elevators from a traditional control/dispatching … Continue reading “City Place I”

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Ten World Trade

Ten World Trade is a 17 story commercial/lab office building in the Seaport District of Boston that comprises approximately 600,000 GSF of office space and amenities spaces. Working with BGI (Boston Global Investors and Sasaki Architects, VDA is currently providing full design and construction services for twelve (12) passenger elevators, two (2) service elevators and … Continue reading “Ten World Trade”

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Minneapolis- St. Paul International Airport

Since June 2003, VDA has been providing consulting services to the MAC for the purpose of evaluating contractor performance relative to the terms and conditions of the “MAC Master Conveyance System” Performance based maintenance contract for 208 elevators, escalators, moving walks and miscellaneous lift systems at MAC facilities. Quality Control Evaluations are also performed on … Continue reading “Minneapolis- St. Paul International Airport”

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15 Hudson Yards

Completed in 2019, 15 Hudson Yards is an 88 story mixed use tower consisting of Residential, Hotel and Commercial offices. VDA provided new construction consulting services for the design of two (2) banks of residential passenger elevators, one (1) service elevator and one (1) amenity/shuttle

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Brigham Young University

VDA provided consulting services on the elevators in 9 different buildings on the campus of this major university.  The projects included the modernization and/or replacement of hydraulic and traction elevators.  One project including replacing an existing hydraulic elevator with a new machine-room-less (MRL) traction elevator.

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Two Liberty Place

VDA provided a full package of services to include, Due Diligence, Survey Evaluation Report, General Consulting and Modernization services for a premiere class “A” building in Center City Philadelphia. The scope included a full modernization combined with destination dispatch integrated into the security and turnstile system. Our services pertained to the seventeen mid- and low-rise elevators … Continue reading “Two Liberty Place”

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Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, built in 1968, underwent a massive interior renovation to significantly enhance the experience of customers, sponsors, athletes and performers.  Among the many improvements, the project included a dramatically redesigned Seventh Avenue Entrance, improved seating, new food and beverage options, improved dressing rooms, locker rooms and production offices, new mid- and floor-level suites, … Continue reading “Madison Square Garden”

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Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch is one of the most recognizable and iconic monuments in the United States. The “Gateway to the West” stands at 630 feet and is still the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere, it also holds the title for the world’s largest man made arch. Construction of the Arch was completed in … Continue reading “Gateway Arch”

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State of Michigan Capitol Building

VDA initially performed a Quality Control Evaluation and study for the client to secure funding for the modernization at this location. Upon successfully completing our study and securing of funding we were selected to provide design services for the Modernization/replacement of three (3) elevators within the State House complex. Most of the elevators dated back … Continue reading “State of Michigan Capitol Building”

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Wells Fargo Founders Building

VDA provided preliminary evaluation and reporting as requested from local contacts with Wells Fargo.  This preliminary evaluation of a traction elevator led to further discussion, relative to the needs of the building. VDA was able to provide additional services in Modernization specification and ongoing project work.

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, NM

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, NM Located in Southeastern New Mexico, Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a network of interconnected caves and chambers. First discovered in 1898, it would later become a designated National Park in 1930. To enter the cave system a visitor has the choice to either hike down the natural entrance, or … Continue reading “Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, NM”

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Citi Field

Citi Field is the 45,000-person capacity, open-air venue that serves as the new, world-class home of the Mets in Flushing, NY. Citi Field features unprecedented sightlines with seating angled toward the infield and set down closer to the infield. In addition, it features state-of-the-art video boards, more restroom facilities, a sit-down restaurant in left field, a natural grass field and enhanced access and egress and full ADA compliance. The facility was completed in time for opening day of the 2009 baseball season.

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Bank of America Tower

VDA provided full consulting services for the vertical transportation in this 2.1 million square foot, 54-story, ultra-energy-efficient building, which is the first high-rise office building to seek the LEED Platinum designation.

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Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty underwent a $30 million renovation that included replacing the stairs to the crown and making them less steep and more accessible, modernizing an existing elevator and the design and installation of a new elevator that provides elevator and wheelchair access to areas previously not accessible by disabled or elderly visitors.

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Rutgers Business School

The Livingston Campus building, which opened with the start of the 2013 fall semester, contains nearly $4 million worth of technology. The majority of the technology is wired into more than two dozen teaching rooms, including a 440-seat, theater-styled auditorium. The seating in the classrooms and lecture halls can, collectively, accommodate more than 2,000 students.

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Cayan Tower

The 73-story Cayan Tower (formerly Infinity Tower at Dubai Marina) is the first structure of its kind and has a dynamic twisting shape with a full 90-degree twist. Each floor is rotated 1.2 degrees while the building maintains a consistent structural and architectural floor plate throughout its height. The project won the CNBC International Property Award for the Best High Rise Architecture in 2007.

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Wells Fargo Center

VDA initially provided our services for the survey and evaluation of thirty-one (31) existing units in the building. Subsequently, VDA was brought on to provide full services for the modernization of those thirty-one (31) existing units, which included three (3) low-rise shuttle elevators, five (5) low-mid-rise elevators, six (6) mid-rise elevators, five (5) mid-hi-rise elevators, five (5) hi-rise elevators, two (2) hi-crossover Executive elevators, two (2) service elevators, two (2) garage elevators and one (1) teller elevators.

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BBVA Bancomer Tower

The design for the Operation Center Building is the result of an award-winning competition entry. The project, part of a planned development within a dense urban setting, relates to its residential surrounding context through massing and scale. The project is conceived as a bundle of vertical volumes shifted at their intersections to create points of articulation. The building’s lively tectonic character establishes a sense of scale and visual dynamism that will contribute to the area’s pedestrian character and create an interior environment conducive to productivity.

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VIA 57 WEST

VDA provided consulting services for the design through construction of all vertical transportation systems at this 35-story residential building. From preemptive Traffic Studies to installations VDA was present through every stage of the design process. The scope of work included four (4) high-rise elevators in the main entrance, two (2) mid-rise elevators in the Northern Tower and three (3) low-rise elevators in the Southern Tower as well as one (1) amenity elevator, one (1) trash elevator, and one (1) parking elevator. The main four (4) car group is using destination dispatching technology.

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