Adler Planetarium – Cosmology Gallery

  • 07/01/2015
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Adler Planetarium “The Universe: A Walk Through Space and Time,” Cosmology Gallery; Chicago, IL; 2012

Scope of Work: Design/Build interior renovation of 3000 SF highly interactive and immersive gallery space.  Troop provided preconstruction services to include: design management, scheduling cost estimating/budget, value engineering, and constructability expertise.  Troop was the general contractor and performed all onsite construction supervision and project management.  Major phases of work included:

  • Demolition of existing walls
  • Fabric skin/metal tube structure architecture
  • Interior framing/drywall
  • Doors/frames/hardware
  • New Carpet and Finishes

· Interactive Exhibits

  • Custom Projection Screens
  • Graphic Wallcoverings
  • Revised HVAC & ducted distribution
  • New electrical distribution (power/data)


 Value:  $1,000,000
* Featured in The Chicago Tribune, WGN-TV, WLS-TV, WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight”, and Chicago Tribune’s “Pick of the Week.”
* Association of Licensed Architects 2012 Gold Award

Client Reference: Susan Harrison, Director of Grant and Project Management; sharrison@adlerplanetarium.org


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