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DiDonato Associates, Engineering and Architecture, P.C. is pleased to welcome Kisha Patterson, RA, as a Project Architect. Ms. Patterson, who has an MA in Architecture from SUNY Buffalo, has 15 years of design experience from concept to documentation through construction close-out. She has been involved in high-profile local projects such as the Buffalo Zoo Rainforest Falls Exhibit, the Apollo Theater/Public Access Television Studio renovation, and the Buffalo Schools Reconstruction project. In addition, she is a visual and installation artist, and is currently working on a painting series exploring the sidewalk as informative social and political landscape. Two of her previous interactive art installations were included in the City of Night events in 2013 and 2014.
Welcome to DiDonato, Kisha!
East Spring Street Rehabilitation
As part of the Revitalization of the old Water Mill area in the Village of Williamsville, DiDonato provided design and construction services for the rehabilitation of East Spring Street. Design included green infrastructure elements such as bioretention planters, permeable pavement, and installation of a green wall to decrease runoff from the street into the park area. The objective of the project was to develop a streetscape that will improve accessibility, parking, stormwater quality, greenspace and overall visual environment.
Elma Highway Garage
DiDonato Associates is providing professional architecture and engineering services for the design of a new 12,880 SF municipal highway garage and office building on a 13-acre site for the Town of elma. The new building will include locker rooms, toilet rooms, kitchen, office areas, and garage area. Also included is all related site work such as parking, driveways, sidewalks, curbing, utilities, site lighting, and landscaping.
Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BNIA) Runway 14-32 Rehabilitation
DiDonato is providing design, design support during construction, and construction monitoring services for the Runway 14-32 rehabilitation project at BNIA for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA). The project will include full-depth mill of the existing asphalt overlay, concrete pavement repair and crack sealing or rubblizing of the underlying concrete base, installation of new P-403 Hot Mix Asphalt base and P-401 surface course overlay, repairs to the Runway end overruns (blast pads), new drainage design and insatllation, new runway edgelights, airfield pavement marking insallation, runway pavement grooving, and airfield construction safety and phasing and maintenance and protection of traffic operations.
The year 2017 brings along with it a few milestone anniversaries here at DiDonato Associates:
Congratulations and Happy Anniversary to all!
DiDonato Associates was responsible for assistance in obtaining funding, project program development, preliminary design planning, final design, traffic analysis/study, bid documents, site, foundation, structural, and architectural.