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New Basketball Arena Scores Big
PROJECT NAME
  • McCamish Pavilion
PROJECT LOCATION
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Atlanta, Georgia
PROJECT TEAM
  • Owner: Georgia Institute
    of Technology
  • General Contractor:
    Whiting – Turner Co.
  • Architect: Populous
  • Engineer: ME Engineers
SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Design/Assist
  • Plumbing Shop Prefab
  • Pipe Shop Prefab
  • Sheet Metal Shop Prefab
MARKETS
  • Public Assembly &
    Places of Worship
  • Education
  • Entertainment & Media

eorgia Tech constructed a state-of-the-art basketball arena to enhance its existing coliseum, built in 1956. The new arena included 13,000 feet of mechanical piping and 11,678 feet of ductwork.

THE CHALLENGE

McKenney’s needed to account for the existing building structure and work within limited floor space. The coliseum was a

circular building, which made mechanical field locations and dimensioning a challenge.

THE SOLUTION

The project team took a laser scan of the existing building for use in the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process and also used Trimble GPS technologies for trade layouts. All major mechanical components were prefabricated to limit onsite work. Local knowledge and

engineering expertise were used to assist the design engineer and coordinate multiple trades.

THE RESULTS

McKenney’s significantly helped the customer lower its budgeted costs while maintaining system integrity and performance. By leveraging its detailing and shop capabilities, McKenney’s helped complete the project on schedule with minimal field trim or call-ins.

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