Pacesetting Commissions - July, 2003
TV Guide’s Hollywood Center is undergoing a new 20,000 sf retail/restaurant addition by Gensler.
The Rookwood Exchange, entailing nearly 800,000 sf of living, commercial and retail space in Cincinnati will be designed by RTKL.
Vectren Corporation’s Evansville, Ind., $25 million headquarters building by local firm Edmund L. Hafer & Associates.
The Durrant Group has two projects in the West: a $27 million crime lab for the city of Phoenix and the $20 million Kings County (Calif.) jail.
And Durrant’s Phoenix office is masterplanner for a new $10 million technical service building for the City of Mesa’s Justice Complex.
Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company is designing a homes/commercial project, Norton Commons, in Louisville, Ky.
The $80 million Village at Carsins Run retirement community in Aberdeen, Md., has Cochran Stephenson & Donkervoet of Baltimore as designer.
Workshop Architects of Milwaukee will design the new $10 million student union at U-Wisconsin’s River Falls campus.
Phase Two ($12.5 million) of Texas Tech’s student union building is being designed by Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer.
And in Temple, Texas, TAMU’s new $16.8 million School of Rural Public Health has Omniplan Architects of Dallas as architect.
Frank Gehry and Herbert S. Newman and Partners were chosen to design the University of Connecticut’s new $60 million+ School of Fine Arts.
Florida State’s new $31 million Psychology Center has Flad & Associates as designer.
UC-Davis is building a new $15 million multi-use stadium with Ellerbe Becket as architect. The 10,000-seat stadium will be able to expand to 30,000 and includes food service, communications and a press box.
The $20 million Dean Lee Research Center at Louisiana State’s Alexandria campus will be designed by Barron Heinberg & Brocato.
Duke University’s new School of Nursing has Ayers Saint Gross of Baltimore as masterplanner.
The University of Maryland’s $26 million Alumni Center has a Maryland alum as designer: Hugh Newell Jacobsen.
The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston has three major projects upcoming: a $120 million research lab by Berkebile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell Architects and Burt Hill Kozar; a $35 million Vivarium Replacement Facility designed by Watkins Hamilton Ross (Houston); and a $29 million apartment complex with locals Kirksey Architects and Lake/Flato Architects of San Antonio.
Kieran Timberlake Associates of Philadelphia will design Cornell’s new five-story, $25 million dorm.
Gensler is architect for the Joe Pool Lake Wildflower Resort in Grand Prairie, Texas, expected to start building this summer. The project includes a 500-room hotel, convention center, golf course, spa and restaurant and is estimated as a $47 million endeavor.
HOK will design Eli Lilly’s new $68 million, 12-building drug manufacturing plant in Manassas, Va.
The new $19 million Alleghenies Red Cross offices will be designed by Ewing Cole Cherry Brott.
St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange, Texas is estimated at $20 million, to be designed by Perkins & Will’s Dallas office.
At the University of Utah, the Emma Eccles Jones Medical Sciences building will be designed by Architectural Nexus of Salt Lake City.
Work could start as early as late this year on NBBJ’s design for Phoenix’s new $90 million 4.4 million-sf hospital for Banner Health.
The new $40 million, 25-story Memorial Hermann UT Medical Plaza will be designed by Kirksey Architects of Houston.
A $10 million upgrade of the University of Virginia’s Otolaryngology Department was designed by Kling Lindquist.
They’re looking for funding, but the new African-American Museum in Indianapolis has named local firm Blackburn Architects, Inc. as designer.
A $4 million expansion at the NSRL Museum in Lubbock, Texas is being developed by the local MWM Architects.
The Chickasaw Nation Cultural Center in Ada, Okla., is valued at $25 million. The project, sited over 30 acres will be designed by Overland Partners, Inc. of San Antonio and will include an indoor/outdoor theater and a replica of a circa 1840s Indian Village.
The University of Maine has WBRC of Bangor and HOK planning an alteration to its Alford Arena/Walsh Center.
Ellerbe Beckett is designer for the new $15-20 million, 3,500 seat Devos Fieldhouse at Michigan’s Hope College.
UNC-Greensboro’s new Softball Stadium will be designed by Cline Design Associates of Raleigh. It’s a $3 million project.
The Quad City River Bandits of Davenport, Iowa, have selected HOK to build their $12 million arena/auditorium, to be named the John O’Donnell Baseball Stadium.
A $46 million alteration at Maryland’s Laurel Park Race Course will include nearly 1,500 new stalls, training track and grooms’ quarters. Walter Lynch Architecture of Washington D.C. is masterplanner.
A complex to include an aquarium/IMAX theater, shopping and restaurants is proposed in Houston. Van H. Gilbert of Albuquerque is designer for the Indigo Earth Entertainment Center, which includes plans for eight to 10 saltwater tanks with a one-million-gallon capacity. Project value: $200 million.
The Newport Aquarium in Kentucky has chosen Gartner Burdick Bauer Nelson of Lexington as architect for a $4.5 million addition.
The Woodland Park Zoo Conservation Center in Seattle has plans for a $3.75 million expansion for the Indian one-horned rhinos and an Asian Elephant Forest. Architects: CLR Design, Inc. of Philadelphia and local Patrick Janikowski Architects.
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