Virtual Design + Construction (VDC)

Trained in both architectural design and various construction technologies, Tocci’s VDC Group is versatile.

Many building owners opt to engage Tocci’s VDC group early in pre-construction to assist the A/E team with MEP and structural coordination, and to ensure that the bid documents are as detailed as possible. When requested, our group can also cost-effectively build a virtual model of the project. This is especially important when the A/E team…

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Our two-building residential development in Charlestown continues to make progress throughout the winter months. The first building is a 100-year-old, former print manufacturing facility that will be re-adapted into 45 new residential apartments. The second building onsite was a one-story printing warehouse, which is to be replaced by a four-story modular residential apartment building with a structural steel podium slab on deck with open parking below. We spoke with Field Engineer, Brian Wyer, to get…

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Like love and happiness, the desire for respect is a common human quest. We all want to be respected. Respect was the topic of Tocci’s first 2018 company-wide workshop.

On a high level, the attitude level, we are a very respectful group.

Respect is a feeling of admiration for someone elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.

At Tocci we are big on subject matter experts. We know who is best at spreadsheets,…

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Our occupied renovation in South Boston is making great progress. To find out more about this two-story, 150,000 sf building, we spoke with Superintendent, Tim Corbett:

At 645 Summer Street, we are moving along as the weather permits with the shotcrete process on the exterior shear walls. This involves installing a vertical rebar mat that is attached to angles that are welded to the building’s structure, then covering the area with shotcrete. Shotcrete is…

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Our South End mixed-use project is continuing to make progress as we carry on construction through the cold winter months. To get us up to speed, we spoke to Area Superintendent, John Adams:

The structural slab was placed last week at 88 Wareham Street, and we are currently setting up the gang forms for the basement foundation walls. A smaller 15 ton crane was brought on site and placed on the basement slab to…

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