University At Buffalo

  • University At Buffalo
  • University At Buffalo
  • University At Buffalo
  • University At Buffalo
  • University At Buffalo
  • University At Buffalo
  • University At Buffalo
  • Completed Interior
  • Completed Exterior
LOCATION: BUFFALO, NY
STATUS: COMPLETED
TIMELINE: COMPLETED 2019
OBJECTIVES:

▪ 92,000 SF fieldhouse

▪ 210’ clear span wide with no obstructions or columns and 29’ clear height to kick field goals.

▪ Construction timeline of 12 months

▪ Pre-engineered metal building value: $3.6 million

▪ Houses athletic facilities, office and meeting space, restrooms, and storage

▪ Architectural Insulated wall panel system

▪ Unique dormers at roof

About 

Tedesco Construction Services designed, engineered, and erected the pre-engineered metal building utilized to construct the SUNY at Buffalo Murchie Fieldhouse in Amherst, NY. The award-winning facility provides the latest in custom practice spaces for the university’s athletic teams, and includes a full-size indoor football field, 6,000 feet of rubber track, pole vault pits, and softball hitting tunnels as well as equipment storage, offices, restrooms, and meeting spaces for student athletes.  This facility is an integral part of the expansion of student recreation programming and intermural sports at UB and will also be used to house University events.

Project Details

The Murchie Fieldhouse is a 92,000 square foot structure that is large enough to house a full indoor football field with the ability to kick field goals. Opened in 2019, construction required unique techniques and close coordination with the client, general contractor, and other specialty contractors. The pre-engineered metal structure was complex, incorporating a 210-foot clear span, insulated wall panels, horizontally installed formed metal wall panels, aluminum composite panels and Kalwall translucent panels.

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