Harvard Law School . North Hall

Harvard Law School . North Hall

Originally a hotel, this six story dormitory  houses 112 single rooms, with private baths, kitchens on five of the six floors, a student lounge, laundry on floor one and storage for students in the basement.  The renovation consisted of all new electrical service on floors 1, 5, and 6, which necessitated coring through a complex structural system which included waffle slab, poured in place concrete, and terra cotta, and required four hours per core.  Additional scope included abatement, replacement of all emergency battery units, new ceilings, carpet, paint, and lighting throughout.  The project was completed on a fast track 9 week, summer schedule.


Architect:  Austin Architects


Schedule:  9 weeks


October 21, 2015