Land Collective, Office Fit-Out

CVMNEXT renovated this two-story, 4,500 SF building in Philadelphia’s Old City District, including adding a second floor for future expansion. The bright, open space fosters collaboration, and the rear garage door opens to the courtyard during warm-weather seasons. Location: Philadelphia, PA Structural Engineer: CVM  

Branly Cadet, Octavius Catto Memorial

CVMNEXT was honored to assist in the realization of sculptor Branly Cadet’s vision for Philadelphia’s Octavius Catto Memorial, located prominently on City Hall’s southern apron. An African-American activist, educator, writer, athlete and speaker, Catto was fatally shot in 1871 during election violence. The memorial consists of a ground-level collection of sculptural elements including a bronze … Continued

Private Client, Sea Walls

CVMNEXT repaired two sea walls for two private clients in Rye, NY. Storm surge caused by Hurricane Sandy washed away sections of existing rubble stone walls on properties facing Long Island Sound, causing extensive damage to the grounds and homes they were meant to protect. Spanning 195 feet and 440 feet of beach, respectively, each … Continued

West Chester University, Schmucker Science Center

As part of the University’s periodic open bidding process, CVMNEXT was awarded an open contract for ongoing general contracting and construction management services. Applicable to multiple craft trades, CVMNEXT was able to respond to West Chester’s needs directly for small and urgent-need projects that would otherwise be delayed by the State’s typical bidding processes. One … Continued

Rodin Museum, Exterior Renovation

The Rodin Museum is among Philadelphia’s cultural treasures, renowned not only for the beauty of its grounds and architecture, but also for housing one of the world’s largest collections of works by the sculptor Auguste Rodin. Performed in the spirit of its original 1929 design, this project includes an extensive and detailed restoration of the … Continued

Chanticleer Gardens, Elevated Walking Path

Chanticleer, which dates from an early 20th century estate, is a public garden in suburban Philadelphia that has been offering unique horticultural experiences to visitors since 1993. Featuring native and exotic plants spread over 35 acres, this meditative landscape is tended to by a staff of 20 full-time employees and seasonal volunteers. With the goal … Continued

The Philadelphia Zoo, Meerkat Maze

Conceived by Philadelphia Zoo in collaboration with CLR Design, and designed and built by CVM and CVMNEXT, Meerkat Maze is an extension of Zoo360, a first-in-the-world animal exhibit that allows animals to roam around and above Zoo grounds. A network of trails and lookout towers connected to the meerkats’ indoor home at the Small Mammal … Continued

Morris Arboretum, Out on a Limb

Out on a Limb provides an experience of the tree canopy from an entirely new perspective. The dramatic 450-foot wood and steel walkway offers visitors the unique opportunity to wander, play and learn while among the tree tops. Early in the process, CVMNEXT was engaged as construction manager, advising the architect and design team by … Continued

Tyler Arboretum, Bank Barn Renovation

In an innovative partnership, Tyler Arboretum and Jeffrey A. Miller Catering worked with CVMNEXT to renovate and restore this historic 19th-century barn. Completed in 1834 to house livestock, this three-story structure is a classic example of a Pennsylvania bank barn and is among the largest remaining of its kind in the Delaware Valley. This successful … Continued

Swarthmore College, Matchbox

CVMNEXT Construction provided comprehensive services for the design and construction of this 22,000 SF health, wellness and performing arts facility at Swarthmore College. As leader of the multi-discipline team, CVMNEXT was responsible for design and overall project management while developing a parallel cost and logistics model that allowed alignment between the client and user groups’ … Continued