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Introducing the Queally Center for Admissions and Career Services

The University of Richmond (UR) recently dedicated the “new” 56,000 sq. ft., $26.5 million Queally Center for Admissions and Career Services as a front door and leading edge for the University. While the Queally Center itself is new, the preparations for this building began decades ago during master planning of the site which contained a ravine as well as a significant stream traversing the site. Draper Aden Associates (DAA) began assisting UR to plan for a future development on this site in the early 2000s, master planning for road improvements and storm sewer necessary to utilize the location for expansion. The challenge was designing preliminary infrastructure that would support future development that had yet to be conceived. We permitted the stream impact and designed a culvert necessary to start backfilling the site to support future development.  Think of it as an incredibly important game of dominos using building and engineering elements...

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