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Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Posted: April 1, 2020 | Projects

Completed at an (adjusted)  cost of $189.11 per square foot, this state-of-the-art Vision Rehabilitation and Wellness center in downtown Utica, New York features a therapeutic-recreational indoor swimming pool, fitness center, dorm/studio bedrooms for overnight accommodations, teaching kitchen, eye doctors’ offices, vision store, therapy rooms, classrooms with smart-technology, a conference room with a video wall, and much more.  The infrastructure of this facility is supported by green-technology, which includes a geothermal well system that uses ground energy to heat and cool the main building, garage/storage building, and indoor swimming pool.

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Lowland Credit Union

Lowland Credit Union

Posted: March 25, 2020 | Projects

This 9,041-square-foot headquarters building features a state-of-the-art contemporary style that reflects the technology-driven direction of Lowland Credit Union, the oldest continuously-operating financial institution in Morristown, Tennessee.  Built at an (adjusted) cost of $313.70 per square foot, this two-story building has a spacious, sun-lit lobby, with floor-to-ceiling windows throughout.

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Innovate Gainesville, The Hub Phase II

Posted: March 18, 2020 | Projects

UF Innovate | The Hub serves as a business incubator for North Central Florida startup companies.  The second phase expansion doubled the building’s size to over 100,000 square feet, allowing the incubator program to serve about 50 startup companies in Gainesville, Florida. Completed at an (adjusted) cost of $341.40 per square foot, The Hub’s Phase II space include laboratory access, advanced audiovisual capabilities, and flexible office space, all of which work to provide customized support for each startup company’s mission.

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East Lake Fire Station 32

Posted: March 11, 2020 | Projects

In addition to an apparatus area consisting of four double bays for Fire Rescue vehicles and other auxiliary equipment, this 12,000-square-foot facility includes  13 individual bunk spaces, as well as an exercise room, a Command Center, private Captain’s Bunk, private Shift Commander’s Office, bunker gear storage off the apparatus bays, crew work room, and a large open-plan kitchen and multi-purpose gathering space.  Built at an (adjusted) cost of $253.30 per square foot, it also features a barbeque patio, a truck and equipment fueling station, and xeriscape native landscaping. Full civil site design services included preparation of construction documents depicting demolition of an existing building, geometry, pavement section design and striping, grading, drainage, stormwater management system design, erosion control, potable/fire water design, sanitary sewer design, and related details of the work to be performed.

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Arlington Community Academy

Posted: March 2, 2020 | Projects

This pre-k through fifth-grade facility was commissioned by a private philanthropist with the singular goal of making a positive impact on the lives of at-risk youth. The new facility was strategically placed in one of the poorest, crime-plagued neighborhoods in the City of Jacksonville, Florida.  Built at an (adjusted) cost of $167.46 per square foot, this 35,000-square-foot structure contains 17 classrooms.  The linear building is divided into two segments and canted at slight angles, creating a triangulated light-filled center gallery. The west segment contains the pre-kindergarten through second-grade classrooms, while the east segment contains the third through fifth-grade classrooms. The main office and cafétorium flank the main entry to provide controlled access and visual surveillance. The center gallery is a multifunctional space intended for rainy day activities and social gatherings.

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