Construction Today 2018 - Volume 16, Issue 3 - 89
century building skills. This approach won
the prestigious Palladio Award.
A portfolio of award-winning Broadway
theaters showcases Ryder's skill with the
extremes of building challenges, including
detailed historic preservation to cutting-edge Coemar lighting, creating Times
Square's most unusual light show.
Sasha Durcan, construction project manager and business development manager,
worked with Jaccarino to restore five of
Broadway's most iconic theaters.
Tapping into her skills from master's
degrees in both theater production and
construction management, Durcan recalled
that "building in the heart of 42nd Street in
the city that never sleeps requires precision
logistics and an experienced team. We were
able to provide historic restoration to some of
the oldest operating theaters, as well as full
façade technology, creating abstract collages
of color and light through perforated metal
blades and dichroic glass which, at night, play
an infinitely variable sequence of colors."
Each of the Ryder team members pitches
renovating a Broadway theater,
created a facade that
creates collages of light and color.
in on every level. Project Executive Jason
Zingales not only led the team creating the
coveted Stanford White Award Winner,
at 151 E. 78th Street, but also spearheads
Ryder's technology and safety teams.
"We've always prided ourselves on using
the most effective technological tools
including Bluebeam and Procore platform,"
Zingales says. "These tools allow us to be
fully transparent with the ownership team.
Paperwork is streamlined, and communication is simplified."
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