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Duke Conference Center
Duke Conference Center

    Higher Education
Project Size
  • 105,000 sq. ft.
  • Joseph E. Rabun Architects
  • Lend Lease

R. David Thomas Conference Center Renovation and Expansion

Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Donley's Concrete Group was awarded a contract with Lend Lease for the renovation and expansion of Duke Universiy's R. David Thomas Conference Center. Key elements of the project include the renovation of current space (including the enclosure of guestroom corridors and walkways) and the construction of a new six-story tower with 85 guest rooms and a 5,800 sq. ft. ballroom.

Donley's Concrete Group's scope of work includes:

  • turnkey concrete package
  • pile caps
  • spread footing and grade beams
  • slab on grade
  • retaining walls
  • core walls and shear walls
  • six floors of elevated post tensioned decks