The Medical Construction & Design Magazine reports that the American Society for Health Care Engineering has recognized the American College of Healthcare Architects Board Certification (ACHA) as the recommended certification for healthcare designers and architects. Jim Bell, of Moser Pilon Nelson Architects, has been certified by the ACHA for almost 20 years. Read the entire article here: https://mcdmag.com/2019/03/acha-board-certification-recognized-by-ashe/#.XLivqXdFxOC.
On March 23, 2019, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new 67,000-square-foot Eli Terry Elementary School. The project is located in South Windsor, Connecticut, and will be ready for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Town of South Windsor, Connecticut, held the groundbreaking ceremony for the new 58,243-square-foot Philip R. Smith Elementary School (K-5). The school will be built on the site of the existing building and the original building will be razed prior to construction. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2019 and completed in summer 2020.
The Center for Health Sciences at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, Connecticut, was certified as LEED Gold. The Founders Hall renovation and addition project employed a number of green building strategies such as chilled beam technology, LED lighting, and locally sourced materials, including extensive use of granite - sourced from the nearby historic Stony Creek Quarry - which was utilized at the façade, the lobby flooring and for site construction.
Moser Pilon Nelson’s work on the Behavioral Health Unit at Rockville Hospital was featured in the Fall 2018 Edition of Green Operations (GO), a magazine that features sustainable flooring and design.
The ribbon cutting ceremony was held for Sanitas Medical Center and ConnectiCare in Hartford, Connecticut, for the HispanicHealth Council. This is the third Sanitas Center Moser Pilon Nelson designed in Connecticut. The Newington and Bridgeport facilities were completed in 2016.
High-Profile Monthly features the completion of Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Center for Health Sciences.
The Town of Bloomfield held the groundbreaking ceremony for the Alvin and Beatrice Wood Human Services Community Center May 15, 2018. Moser Pilon Nelson designed this new 56,000-square-foot facility that will house the Town’s Leisure Services Department, Senior Services Department, Social and Youth Services Department while providing tenant space for Bloomfield Access Television.
River: A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar is now open in Wethersfield, CT. Moser Pilon Nelson provided architectural and interior design services to River, located in Putnam Park (the only office building in CT to be located directly on the bank of the Connecticut River).
Kristen Giuffrida, NCIDQ, Moser Pilon Nelson's Interior Designer, received the Rising Star Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the Professional Women in Construction at their event titled AEC Industry Women: Transforming the Future Event.
Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut, celebrated the grand opening of The Center for Breast Imaging with a ribbon cutting and blessing.
Middletown's nearly complete military museum is founder's dream 15 years in the making.
Construction of new school underway at Grasso Technical High School.
New Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center opens at Asnuntuck Community College.
Classes are in session in the Center for Health Sciences at Naugatuck Valley Community College. Opened on time for the spring semester.
Berkshire School took on the Mannequin Challenge in the new Soffer Athletic Center. This new squash center and renovated gymnasium was designed by Moser Pilon Nelson.
The Newington, Connecticut CliniSanitas Medical Center held their grand opening on November 28. Moser Pilon Nelson has been working on three CliniSanitas facilities in Bridgeport, Orange and Newington.
The new 220,000 SF Ella T. Grasso Technical High School is now in the Construction Documents phase. This will replace an outdated and aged facility that is presently located on the adjacent east portion of the site. The school will provide state-of-the-art trade education for up to 800 regional high school students in eleven technologies and core academics. Scheduled to open in 2019.
Moser Pilon Nelson Architects has announced that David C. Symonds, Jr., AIA, has been added to the leadership team as Principal. Dave has over 18 years of experience predominantly in education-related projects including public pre-k through 12, independent schools and higher education. Dave has been Project Architect/Manager on over 10 public education projects in Connecticut, numerous athletic projects throughout New England, including the new hockey and athletic complex and the new Squash Center and gymnasium renovation project at Berkshire School. His experience includes all project phases from planning and conceptual design through construction administration. He is currently working on the new Squash Center at Berkshire School and the new Ella T. Grasso Technical High School in Groton, Connecticut.
Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut, broke ground on 27,000 SF Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center on July 20th. When the new building is completed, the ACC campus will have over 50,000 SF of space dedicated to advance manufacturing technology programs.
The ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Grasso Technical High School for the school’s new welding shop. The ceremony was held in Groton, Connecticut. Moser Pilon Nelson was part of the design team.
Ribbon cutting ceremony at Adam’s Adventure, A Playground for Everyone. This state-of-the-art, all-inclusive program is located at the Cross Farms Recreation Complex in Tolland, Connecticut. Moser Pilon Nelson is a proud supporter of this playground.
Moser Pilon Nelson was an exhibitor at the LeadingAge CT 2016 Expo in Plantsville, Connecticut. LeadingAge is a not-for-profit organization serving older adults and disabled individuals.
An employee lunch social was held at the driving range at Goodwin Park in Hartford.
The ribbon was cut and the Hale YMCA Youth and Family Center is open! Moser Pilon Nelson was the designer for this new facility.
High-Profile Monthly featured Naugatuck Valley Community College’s Center for Health Sciences.
School Planning and Management featured an article written by Hugh D. Pearson, AIA, LEED Green Associate, highlighting LEED and High Performance public projects.
The New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society published an article by Moser Pilon Nelson Principal James D Bell, AIA, ACHA, on the new joint replacement center at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, Connecticut.
Moving VA Healthcare Forward: Healthcare Design Magazine published an article by Moser Pilon Nelson Principal James D. Bell, AIA, ACHA, about the sixth floor in-patient unit project.