CVM completes rehabilitation of PENN’s Franklin Field

CVM is celebrating the completion of a five-year phased program intended to rehabilitate the concrete grandstands of the nation’s oldest active college football stadium. The University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field has been the home to PENN football and the PENN Relays since 1895. The modern stadium, completed in 1925, still hosts Quaker football and the PENN … Continued

Congratulations to Tracy Marcotte, PhD, PE, FACI, for Successful Completion of a 6-Year Term of Service on the American Concrete Institute’s Technical Activities Committee

    We would like to take time to congratulate CVM Principal, Tracy Marcotte, PhD, PE, FACI, for completion of a 6-year term of service on the American Concrete Institute’s Technical Activities Committee! Tracy’s service on TAC concluded at the ACI Spring Convention in March.  TAC is a committee of 14 ACI members that manage … Continued

WoodWorks 2021 Wood Design Award: Discovery Center in Fairmount Park

  2021 WDA Winner Spotlight: Institutional Wood Design – The Discovery Center in Philadelphia, PA This is a fantastic space and we are honored to have collaborated on the project in a structural capacity. Congratulations to all Teams Involved and all the other national award winners! DIGSAU Structural engineer: CVM Contractor: INTECH Construction, Inc. Building … Continued

Best Green Space Project – Sister Cities Park Discovery Garden

The General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) recognized the Sister Cities Discovery Garden and collaborative teams for the 2020 Best Green Space Project. CVM acted as the Structural Engineer. “This project, inspired by Philadelphia’s Wissahocken Valley, provides visitors with winding pathways, scalable rocks, and a meandering stream that connect natural elements with the man-made environments surrounding them.  Boulder … Continued

Janine Hildebrand, PE, LEED, GA Promoted to Project Manager

Special Congratulations to CVM’s Janine Hildebrand, PE, LEED GA on her promotion to Project Manager. It has been amazing watching her dedication and growth throughout her five years at CVM and we look forward to seeing her in this new capacity. With over thirteen years of experience working exclusively on existing and historic buildings, Janine has been … Continued

AIA Awards 2020 Housing Award to PPR Residence Hall at Swarthmore College

The new PPR Residence Hall along the edge of Swarthmore College’s arboretum campus, located in suburban Philadelphia, anchors a dynamic resident village on a constrained site. Surrounded by three 19th century residence halls and the outfield fence of the school’s baseball field, the project delivers 128 beds in suite-style apartments and activates an isolated corner … Continued