Adler Planetarium Welcome Gallery

  • 07/01/2015
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Adler Planetarium Welcome Gallery, Chicago, IL; 2010-2011

Scope of Work: Design/Build major interior renovation of 4000 SF interactive and immersive gallery space to serve as the pre-show environment to the Grainger Sky Theater.  Troop was the consultant to the prime contractor and provided management of the design process, to include: design management and coordination, scheduling, cost estimating at each design phase, value engineering, constructability expertise, and project resourcing.  Troop provided comprehensive construction management services for the project.   Major phases of work included:

  • Demolition of existing gift store
  • Installation of 90 Colorburst/400 LED Nodes
  • Fabric skin/metal tube structure architecture
  • 4 Interactive “shadow” projectors
  • Curved Glass Guardrail
  • 10 ton Cooling Unit relocation/reuse
  • Revised HVAC & ducted distribution
  • Fire alarm modifications
  • New electrical distribution (power/data)
  • Interior framing/drywall
  • Doors/frames/hardware
  • New Carpet and Finishes

Value:  $3,100,000

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

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