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Ruane Center for the Humanities

Ruane Center for the Humanities

This Architectural Award Winning Project for “Outstanding design in the post-secondary school category” is a 63,000-square-foot, three-story new construction project that was designed and built in 18 months with work completed in the summer of 2013.
Designed and built in a style to complement Providence College’s first building. Harkins Hall, The Skyline team as owners representatives for Telecom, IT and A-V infrastructure were part of the combined group of owners, architects and consultants that brought this campus showpiece to life, integrating 21st century technology and systems for student, faculty and staff into this gothic styled building with architectural details and aesthetic design considerations to ensure a true to style building with the benefit of state of the art educational and technology tools, applications and services.
One of the first campus installations of IEEE 802.11ac Wireless LAN Technology in the country, the building has wireless coverage throughout the building and in adjacent outdoor classroom areas incorporating custom designed, integrated stanchions for Emergency Call “Blue Light” Phones, CCTV Cameras, Strobes and Wireless Antenna’s. Construction time-Lapse Video on


After the initial Programming and Design phases, Construction Administration and Project Management performed by the Skyline team acting as the Owners Representative were key components in our ability to coordinate the various trades and stakeholders, adapting new technologies and systems while maintaining the architectural integrity and vision of the school, benefactors and architectural teams while adhering to a closely managed timetable. In addition to design and specification work the Skyline group handled several bid packages, RFP’s, Contractor evaluations, technology system assessments and integration coordination. The Telecommunications cabling specifications and drawings were developed in accordance with the Providence College Telecommunications Master Standards.


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