DFD #06K2Z

Nancy Nicholas Hall

This project will accommodate all functions of the School of Human Ecology (SoHE) within a single facility and expand project, public, private and general office spaces, teaching and research facilities, and storage. It includes the renovation of the existing School of Human Ecology building located at 1300 Linden Drive to be in compliance with standards, building codes, and accessibility, provision of optimal environmental conditions for the Textile Collection and the Gallery of Design, and increased capacity of the Preschool facility.

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Total $52,948,952
Construction $42,968,952
A/E & Other Fees $4,000,000
FF&E $1,830,000
Contingency $2,500,000
DFD Fee $1,530,000
% for Art $120,000
GFSB $22,500,000
Gifts $27,498,952
PRSB $2,950,000


A/E Selection 06/2007
Planning 01/2001 – 04/2001
Programming 08/2007 – 04/2008
10% Concept Report 06/2008 – 12/2008
35% Design Report 01/2009 – 05/2009
Construction Documents 06/2009 – 12/2009
Bid Date 01/2010
Construction 03/2010 – 03/2012
Substantial Completion 03/2012
Occupancy 05/2012

Key Stakeholders

Occupants School of Human Ecology
User Reps Robin Douthitt
UW PM Angela Pakes-Ahlamn,
Yemi Falamo, Julie Grove
DFD PM Sam Calvin, Jon Jensen
A/E Dorschner Associates, Inc.
Design Arch. Sasaki Associates
Landscape Arch. Ken Saiki Design
Structural Engr. N/A
General Contractor J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc.
Plumbing Hooper Corp.
Mechanical H&H Industries
Fire Protection EGI Mechanical Inc.
Electrical Pieper Electric, Inc.

Area Data

GSF 200,370
ASF 108,374
Efficiency 54.09%
Construction $/GSF $214.45
Total Project $/GSF $264.26

Nancy Nicholas Hall is the fifth building on campus to receive LEED certification. It received LEED Gold in June 2013 with 45 points in LEED v2.2

Provides 100% of on-site underground parking spaces, decreasing parking paved area, the heat island effect and water runoff. At the same time, this underground parking increases green space which would have otherwise have been used for parking.

Porous pavement to allow water to infiltrate into the ground instead of flowing straight to the storm sewer system.

Occupancy sensors for lighting systems so the lights are on only when they are needed thermally efficient envelope, and efficient lighting and controls and efficient HVAC systems.

95% of the new wood purchased for the project will be Certified Wood in accordance with Forestry Stewardship Council to help ensure proper management of forests.

Interior finishes with low VOC-emitting components maintain indoor air quality.

This building received Exemplary Performance in the Maximized Open space credit.