General Chemistry Laboratory

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Description

Complete renovation of the General Chemistry Laboratory to create a learning environment that encourages team spirit and innovation

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT:

Traditional Contract – public invitation to tender

SERVICES PROVIDED:

  • Photo survey
  • Development of the design brief and concept with the construction of full-scale models
  • Finishes and equipment research
  • Estimated budget
  • Management of the public tender process, analysis of the submitted bids and recommendations
  • Plans and specifications for tender and construction
  • Contract administration
  • Work supervision and site monitoring

SCOPE OF WORK:

  • Demolition of existing equipment and finishes
  • Planning of laboratory, preparation, chemical and computer rooms
  • Ceiling detail in the main laboratory
  • Custom furniture design with integrated MEP services
  • Setup of specialized equipment
  • Replacement of hoods and suspended ceiling in an adjacent room

MAIN CHALLENGE:

Dawson College’s Science Department wanted to reinvent laboratory teaching by breaking down the classical student-teacher barrier

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