Rockville Center, NY Axis Construction, Inc. has completed construction on The Barbara H. Hagan Center for Nursing at Molloy College. Designed by BRB Architects, this academic facility opened for classes early this year.
The new $25 million, 50,000 s/f nursing center is a sustainably designed three-story building with a fully functioning basement. The building is enclosed with brick, cast stone, aluminum and glass curtain walls.
Among the building’s special features are: a terrazzo floating staircase enclosed by structural steel and glass; tiered classrooms; computer labs; remote distant learning centers; student entertainment lounges; nursing laboratories; conference rooms; and offices.
All teaching rooms are equipped with audiovisual systems. Also featured are a healing garden and a “live roof” on the second floor that houses plants. Designed and constructed with a focus on environmentally sound and cost-effective building practices, this facility is expected to receive LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
For more than twenty years, Axis Construction has been recognized as an innovator in construction, design and management services, consistently raising the industry standard for the building community. With a team approach that encompasses pre-design consultation, on-site project management, and post-construction follow-up, Axis strives to exceed expectations and deliver creative, sustainable, and cost-effective results for all clients. Axis was founded on a strong commitment to excellence and honesty that is brought to every project undertaken from small renovations to complex multi-phase assignments. Axis has been honored with numerous awards and has received a platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council on several projects.