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Designer: Perry Dean Rogers
Construction Manager: W. T. Rich
Project Type: CM at Risk
Project Cost: $25.2 Million
Gross Square Feet: 41,741
Substantial Completion Date: August 2011

(Photos courtesy of Perry Dean Rogers)

Construction of the new 41,741 square foot library building on the main campus of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy is now complete. With a footprint of approximately 15,000 square feet, the four story building has three occupied library levels and a mechanical mezzanine. The building contains library stacks, reading rooms and ancillary spaces for student support.

Project Features

  • A Ships Bridge Simulator
  • A geothermal well system to provide heating & cooling
  • Natural light in the front of the building facing the canal
  • The building is constructed with steel frame construction and curtain walls, masonry veneer and a metal panel wall system
  • Seeking LEED Platinum

Visit the dashboard for the energy use at this facility at http://buildingdashboard.com/clients/maritime/

Site Plan - Library Modernization at Mass Maritime Academy pdf format of    he_mma_lib_siteplan.pdf

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Mass Maritime Library Side view, west
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Mass Maritime Library Side View, east
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Mass Maritime Academy Library Front Entrance
Ships Bridge Simulator at Mass Maritime Academy Library
Ships Bridge Simulator at Mass Maritime Academy Library
Inside the Mass Maritime Academy Library
Inside the Mass Maritime Academy Library