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Folsom Fire Station 39

Posted: July 16, 2019 | Projects

This $5.2 million fire station was designed in a Craftsman Style: gable roofs with broad overhangs and exposed bracing as part of the building composition. The site is adjacent to a future city park, and is in the middle of a growing residential neighborhood.  Horizontal metal siding, along with manufactured stone veneer, emulates the residential scale of the neighborhood, while providing low maintenance for the City.  Metal roofing supported by exposed framing recalls Craftsman details.

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Community Gardens - Affordable Senior Housing

Posted: June 7, 2019 | Projects

Inspired by a book titled Pocket Neighborhoods:  Creating Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World written by Ross Chaplin, AIA, Community Gardens was created - at a cost of  $95.19 per square foot - on an 11.4 acre brownfield site of a former hospital .  Key components of this pocket neighborhood include the following: density, walkability, quality architectural design, traditional neighborhood structure, sustainability, connectivity to the rest of the city, and most important, shared space designed to increase social interaction of the residents.

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Timber View Apartments

Posted: June 7, 2019 | Projects

This project encompassed adding two new three-story buildings to an existing apartment community along the Lake Michigan shoreline, adding a total of sixty new contemporary apartment units.  The construction indluded one garage, two apartment buildings totaling 66,400 square feet.  The total adjusted cost per square foot is $77.95.

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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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