East End News

Fast Facts: Excavation phase

By Campus Next on October 5, 2017 in East End News

With the excavation phase nearing an end, here are some fast facts about the first three months of the East End Transformation.

Excavation insights

By Campus Next on October 5, 2017 in East End News

In September, the East End Transformation crew completed its excavation work. To mark the end of this phase, the project team gathered on the site to share their insights on the progress to date. Watch the video.    

Young man in an orange safety vest standing in front of a massive construction site.

The Transformer

By Campus Next on August 29, 2017 in East End News

Alumnus Ryan Moss, BSBA ’01, BSCE ’01, is serving as project director for McCarthy Building Companies, overseeing the major transformation of the east end of the Danforth Campus.

Bryan Hall under construction at Washington University in St. Louis campus

Where did the summer go?

By Campus Next on August 23, 2017 in Construction Updates, East End News

While the East End Transformation may be the largest construction project underway, it’s not the only one. Take a look at what the team accomplished during our most ambitious summer construction schedule ever.

Illustration of the transformation of the East End of Danforth Campus at Washington University in St Louis

The dirt on the dirt

By Campus Next on August 23, 2017 in East End News

In two years, the east end of Washington University in St. Louis will be a dazzling vision of modern architecture and lush landscaping. But today, our front lawn is a cross between a “Mad Max” set and the surface of Mars. It’s loud and it’s dusty, but the crew is getting the job done.

Green leaves

Planting for the future

By Campus Next on July 28, 2017 in East End News

Architects, landscape architects, and arborists are preparing to plant hundreds of new trees when construction on the east end wraps up in 2019.

On Mud Day, some good, clean fun

By Campus Next on July 28, 2017 in East End News

As part of International Mud Day, the youngest members of the WashU community marvel at the excavation of 332,000 cubic yards of earth, part of the first phase of the East End construction project.