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Date: 6/14/11 Bookmark and Share

Construction on Campus

A Weekly Pictorial Update of Summer Construction Projects

Summer 2011 Projects

Horse Barn, ITT Parking Lot
Other Houses
Hubbard Kitchen
Gardiner House
Emerson and Jordan Houses
Center for Work and Lifel
Capen and Sessions
Scott Gym and ITT Roof
Northrop and Gillett houses

Burton Hall, part of the college's Clark Science Center cluster, is receiving major renovations, including replacement of the building's numerous windows and roof, and reconstructed corridors, as well as structural upgrades. The project is part of a summer-long renovation of the science center that also includes Sabin-Reed, Bass, McConnell and Ford halls.

Burton Hall
scaffolding on Burton
Burton Hall, one of the college's original science buildings, is undergoing renovations as part of the Clark Science Center project.
Extensive scaffolding was constructed and affixed around the entire building to enable access to all windows and the roof.

window replacement
  new slate roof
Every window in Burton Hall has been replaced with energy efficient windows that retain the same architectural style.
It will take some 14,000 slate tiles to replace the Burton Hall roof, part of the summer renovation.

new entrance to elevator
Burton roof tiles are being replaced with 10" x 20" pieces, called "north country black," from New England Slate Company, Poultney, Vt.
  The Burton project includes a complete reconstruction of the entryway, elevator doors and stairwells, as well as a new tile floor, installed last summer.

new rug on elevator stairway
Peter Gagnon
The Burton stairwell will be adorned with a new rug, to be installed after construction is complete.
  Peter Gagnon, director of capital construction at Smith, oversees all capital projects.
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