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UF Health Florida Recovery Center, Legends Building

Posted: June 7, 2019 | Projects

This newly renovated space is a 9,696 square foot facility that was transformed - for an adjusted cost of $249 per square foot - from a hotel and night club into a new treatment facility for a wide range of addiction disorders – “a building that symbolizes that process of transformation and recovery is possible.” 

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University of Houston Fertitta Center Renovation

Posted: June 6, 2019 | Projects

The Fertitta Center (formerly Hofheinz Pavilion) at the University of Houston is a multipurpose facility that has served the University and the City of Houston for nearly 50 years with a rich history of sports and entertainment.  A $60 million renovation of this 191,722 square foot structure provided a dramatic new entry experience and complete reconstruction of the concourse level, including grand entry lobbies, expanded fan amenities and circulation. 

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Summit High School New Culinary Arts Classroom

Posted: June 6, 2019 | Projects

This 2,100 square foot renovation transformed an outdated consumer science lab into a state-of-the-art culinary arts classroom worthy of a Food Network stage set.  For an adjusted cost of  $449.51 per square foot, the room was redesigned and equipped with four “workstations”, each featuring its own gas range, double sink and dishwasher.  The center of the classroom is designed as an open, flexible area to accommodate movable, stainless steel bar-height tables and stools.  Epoxy floor and wall finishes are bright in color and provide a lively, hard-wearing surface.  Blue accent wall and ceiling trim colors reflect the blue colored appliances and provide an expressive and cohesive interior design. 

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Finch Creek Fieldhouse - Noblesville, Indiana

Posted: May 28, 2019 | Projects

Constructed within the City of Noblesville's 200-acre Finch Creek Park, and built at an (adjusted) cost of $90.69 per square foot, the Finch Creek Fieldhouse is a 142,298 square-foot structure that provides area residents with access to a state-of-the art training, practice and game facility for a wide variety of sports. The fieldhouse is comprised of a Nucor pre-engineered metal building in two sections. The south half of the facility features 28’-4” eave heights and provides a minimum of 25’ clear height at the perimeter. The north half of the building has 43’-6” eaves providing approximately 39’ clear height at the perimeter. The maximum height of the building is 64 feet. 

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Newton Community School District Administration Center

Posted: May 22, 2019 | Projects

At a cost of $118.34 per square foot (adjusted) the Newton Community School District relocated their administrative services to a renovated abandoned grocery store, which had served the Newton, Iowa community for many decades.  After a total renovation and transformation, the 21,472-square-foot building now serves as the school district’s administration and educational hub. It contains administrative staff offices, a large conference room, and support spaces for the district. The main public entrance parallels with the street and uses the existing canopy structure which is a distinct feature to the original design.

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