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Biomedical Science Research Building, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Polshek Partnership Architects

the People

Owner
University of Michigan

Architect:
Polshek Partnership Architects
320 West 13th St.
New York, NY 10014
212-807-7171 tel.
212-807-5917 fax
www.polshek.com

Design partner:
Todd H. Schliemann

Management partner:
Duncan R. Hazard

Project manager:
Charles M. Griffith

Senior designer:
David M. Wallance

Interior design:
Charmian Place

Job captains:
Karl Hirschman & Katherine Hueber

Construction architect:
William Clark

Engineer(s)
Structural:
Severud Associates www.severud.com

M/E/P:
Bard Rao + Athanas www.brplusa.com

Civil:
Stantec Inc.

Consultant(s)
Landscape:
Hargreaves Associates www.hargreaves.com

Lighting:
Brandston Partnership Inc. www.brandston.com

Acoustical, voice & data:
Shen Milsom Wilke Inc. www.smwinc.com

Laboratory:
GPR Planners Collaborative Inc. www.gprplanners.com

Sustainable design:
Buro Happold www.burohappold.com

Curtainwall:
Heitmann & Associates Inc. www.heitmannassoc.com

Building code:
Schirmer Engineering Corporation www.schirmereng.com

Graphics & signage:
Poulin + Morris www.poulinmorris.com

Elevator:
Iros Elevator Design Services Inc.
884 Paterson Ave.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
973-773-4404 tel.

Food service:
Romano Gatland www.romanogatland.com

Cost estimating:
Wolf & Company www.wolfandco.com

Architectural hardware:
Glezen Fisher Associates
104 County Rte. 51
Campbell Hall, NY 10916
845-497-9757 tel.

Soil:
NTH Consultants Ltd. www.nthconsultants.com

Security:
Ducibella Venter & Santore Associates
Sturbridge Commons – Franklin House
250 State St.
North Haven, CT 06473
203-288-6490 tel.

Window cleaning:
Lee Herzog
26111 Ynez Road, Suite C15
Temecula, CA 92591
909-296-3745 tel.

Modelmaker:
Richard Sturgeon
247 16th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-965-0525 tel.

General contractor
Gilbane Building Company www.gilbaneco.com joint venture with Clark Construction Company www.clarkcc.com

Photographer(s)
– Jeff Goldberg/Esto, 914-698-4060 tel., www.esto.com
–  Peter W. Wilson, 314-909-6618 tel.

 

the Products

Exterior cladding
Terra cotta rainscreen:
Shidan www.shidan.com

Stainless steel metal panel rainscreen:
Pohl www.pohlusa.com

Aluminum and glass curtainwall:
Kawneer www.kawneer.com

Wall support system at atrium end:
TriPyramid www.triPyramid.com

Glazing:
Viracon www.viracon.com

Roofing
Built-up roofing:
Rheinzinc www.rheinzinc.com; WR Grace & Co. www.grace.com; American Hydrotech Inc. www.hydrotechusa.com

Glazing
Skylights:
Lintel www.lintel.com; Guardian Industries (suplier) www.guardian.com

Interior finishes
Floor and wall tile:
Dal-Tile www.daltile.com (ceramic bathroom tile); Azrock www.azrock.com (vinyl composition tile)

Carpet:
Bentley Prince Street www.bentleyprincestreet.com

Furnishings
Fixed seating:
American Seating www.americanseating.com (auditorium seating)

Upholstery:
Maharam www.maharam.com (auditorium seats)

Atrium furniture:
Artifort www.artifort.com; Walter Knoll www.walterknoll.de; fabrics by Maharam www.maharam.com and Walter Knoll www.walterknoll.de

Other
Lab casework:
Valley City, Ontario Canada

Fume hoods:
Labconco www.labconco.com

Environmental controlled rooms:
Insulated Structures www.insulated-structures.com

Cage and rack washer:
Steris www.steris.com

Tunnel washer:
Northstar www2.northerntool.com

Sterilizer:
Primus Sterilizers www.primus-sterilizer.com

Animal auto-watering system:
Edstrom www.edstrom.com

Animal caging:
Allentown Caging www.acecaging.com

Biological safety cabinet:
Labcono www.labconco.com

Glassware washers:
Steris www.steris.com

Aquatics system:
Marin Biotech, Beverly, MA

MRI and NMR magnets:
Varian www.varianinc.com

Vacuum dispensing and disposal system:
Transmatic

     
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