Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation to: National China Garden Foundation National China Garden Project Wednesday, August 8, 2012/ 2:00 P.M.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "Presentation to: National China Garden Foundation National China Garden Project Wednesday, August 8, 2012/ 2:00 P.M."— Presentation transcript:

1 Presentation to: National China Garden Foundation National China Garden Project Wednesday, August 8, 2012/ 2:00 P.M.

2 INTRODUCTION – SWANKE HAYDEN CONNELL ARCHITECTS Services: Washington, DC presence for more than 50 years will provide A/E team management, architectural design, interior design, graphic design First DC Office commission, Architect of the Capitol, led to one of firm’s most notable commissions – Lead Architect for restoration of Statue of Liberty High-degree of familiarity with DC regulatory environment – DCRA, CFA, etc. Office in presence in Shanghai, working with Chinese developers and Local Design Institutes on new and adaptive reuse projects More than 25 years of design experience for international clients, with projects spanning the globe Design Excellence evidenced by 115 awards across all sectors over the past 25 years Statue of Liberty Restoration US Capitol Under Construction

3 INTRODUCTION – SWANKE HAYDEN CONNELL ARCHITECTS Graphic Design Services Provided by design Affiliate Design360 Capabilities include: -Building identification -Wayfinding -Communications graphics Collaboration with International Design Firms To-date 17 international firms including: -Three commissions with Pelli, Clarke, Pelli, -Three commissions with Kohn Pedersen Fox -Two commissions in Shanghai, China (new construction office and hotel and adaptive reuse residential Graphic Design Services for Nassau County Public Safety Center and L’Oreal Merrill Lynch Financial Center Courtyard

4 INTRODUCTION – SWANKE HAYDEN CONNELL ARCHITECTS SHCA Key Personnel Louis Krupnick, Senior Project Manager -14 major park projects -Washington, DC area cultural/institutional experience includes Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Library of Congress Shanghai Office Personnel: Henrik Wings, Chief Designer, and Jessie Huang, Translation and Management Liaison Chinese-Speaking Senior Staff How Zan, Project Architect Ping Chen, PE, LEED AP, Mechanical Engineer (Weigand Associates) Peng Gu, PLA, LEED AP, Landscape Architect (Mahan Rykiel Associates) Courtyard for new Jinqiao T14-1 Residential Complex Garden at St. Olave’s House


6 SUBCONSULTANT TEAM – WEIGAND ASSOCIATES Services: Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical/Lighting, MEP LEED Services Providing premier MEP sustainable designs for 20 years in the Dc Metro Area Experts with innovative solutions - integrating new MEP in historic building fabric Experienced with working on projects of a national stature, park facilities, and high traffic public spaces: -Smithsonian Institute, Asia Trail II Elephant House and Habitat at the National Zoo, DC -DC War Memorial Restoration, National Park Service, Washington, DC -Theodore Roosevelt Island Fountain Renovation, National Park Services, Washington, DC -Renovation of the Memorial Reception Building at The Arlington National Cemetery, VA Arlington National Cemetery Theodore Roosevelt Island Fountain

7 SUBCONSULTANT TEAM – WILES MENSCH CORPORATION Services: Providing civil engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, urban design, and development consulting services since 1986 Substantial experience on projects with complex infrastructure Experienced working with Chinese Government – provided civil engineering, surveying and permitting coordination services for Chinese Embassy Chancery and Staff Residence High profile Washington, DC project experience: -The National Mall -Korean War Veterans Memorial -National Zoo – Asia Trail Phase II Elephant Trails National Zoological Park – Asia Trail Phase II, Elephant Trails Korean War Veterans Memorial

8 SUBCONSULTANT TEAM – MAHAN RYKIEL ASSOCIATES Services: 29-year-old, award-winning landscape architecture, urban design and planning practice with offices in Baltimore, Maryland and Hong Kong Working in China for 10 years on more than 25 projects with three native, Mandarin-speaking landscape architects on staff Completed a five-year on call landscape architectural contract with US National Arboretum constructing two projects – the Flowering Tree Walk and Fern Valley ADA Improvements Familiar with presenting to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, working with the Director of the US National Arboretum, garden curators and the USDA to coordinate design efforts Flowering Tree Walk at US National Arboretum Wutai Conference Center Site Plan, Shanxi, China

9 SUBCONSULTANT TEAM Protection Engineering Group – Fire Protection, Life Safety and Code Consulting, Security Full-service engineering firm with offices in Chantilly, VA, Baltimore, MD, and Atlanta, GA Successful completion of notable cultural, museum, monumental, and national historic landmark projects: Smithsonian Institution – various facilities, National Park Service historic Washington Canoe Club, National Park Service Mary McLeod Bethune Council Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. – Structural Engineering Established in 1956, with Washington, DC presence of more than 10 years Cultural, national landmark, and exhibit hall experience in Washington, DC area includes: Washington Monument renovation, Smithsonian Institution – various facilities, L’Enfant Plaza Redevelopment (includes major museum) TCT Cost Consultants – Cost Estimating Established in 2007, with three partners working together for more than 12 years High-profile Washington, DC clients include: Architect of the Capitol and Library of Congress

10 APPROACH TO CHALLENGES Communication Establish FTP site for sharing, distributing drawings Establish video conference link SHCA Shanghai office to travel for face-to-face meetings (as required) Mandarin-speaking staff to facilitate exchange dialogue to develop a cohesive design Conversion Establish/agree upon CADD drawing conventions Translate US codes into Chinese design responses Clarity of Responsibility Below-grade – design services provided by all of SHCA Team’s consultants Above grade – statutory requirements consulting, sympathetic support structures & graphics, engineering design integrated into Chinese design Permitting & Construction Administration oversight Close-out as Architect of Record Xili Golf and Country Club Xili Residences

11 APPROACH TO CHALLENGES US Team Quality Assurance From Chinese Team design drawings to DCRA permitting set Early review with DCRA Review Chinese modifications to suit US code Chinese Team Quality Assurance That our permitting set fully complies with Chinese Design intent Explaining why modifications – either side Review and comment on US design elements – support structures, graphic design, mechanical distribution, parking, etc. Inspecting site preparation – permanent and temporary ExxonMobil Courtyard

12 APPROACH TO CHALLENGES Approvals Properly advocating Chinese Team’s design – from Commission of Fine Arts through utility approvals Early preliminary meetings to address agency concerns adding them to the design parameters Explore special DCRA / Utilities handling of project US Construction and Chinese Craftsmen Leave site and buildings’ infrastructure completely finished before craftsman begin their construction work Inspect Chinese craftsmen to completion for project Final inspection and sign-off by all parties Nurse’s Park Zooparc de Trégomeur

13 SHCA TEAM ADVANTAGES International experience – We understand and are sensitive to what it requires to build in a foreign country, establishing communication and trust Chinese expertise – design and dialogue Local expertise – US National Arboretum, DCRA, CFA, utilities Relevant expertise – monuments and park settings for high-profile public projects Jinqiao T14-1 Residential Complex Merrill Lynch Financial Center Garden

Download ppt "Presentation to: National China Garden Foundation National China Garden Project Wednesday, August 8, 2012/ 2:00 P.M."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google