William & Mary Performing Arts Center

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Owner
College of William & Mary
General Contractor
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Schedule Duration
02/2021
to
12/2022
Architect / Engineer
Moseley/HGA and Affiliated Engineers
Mechanical Subcontract Value
$
17000000
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Awards

Project Overview

Bell is performing the Mechanical and Plumbing scopes of work for the College of William & Mary Fine and Performing Arts Center. The work includes the phased construction of an approximately 88,244 SF addition to the existing Theater Building (Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall) and a new construction 70,742 SF Music Building. Both buildings are 2-story, with basements, located along side one another, and connected via an underground tunnel at the basement level.

Key components for the Theater Building will be four classrooms/seminar rooms, a 100-seat student laboratory, a 250-seat studio (black box) theater and a 499-seat renovated main theater. Key program elements for the Music Building will include four classrooms/seminar rooms, 15 teaching studios, 33 practice rooms, 60 person choral and 45 person instrumental practice rooms, a 125 seat recital hall and a 450 seat recital hall.  

The project shall pursue Leadership in Energy Design (LEED) certification, targeted for LEED Silver.

Mechanical features include:

  • (5) Custom Air Handling Units totaling 115,000 cfm
  • (3) Semi-Custom Air Handling Units totaling 60,600 cfm
  • (6) HVAC pumps
  • (12) Exhaust Fans
  • (16) Air Conditioning Units
  • (6) Electric Heaters
  • (6) Steam Generators