Chimp Haven is currently home to more than 200 chimpanzees and is expanding to include the nearly 200 additional retired chimpanzees still housed in research facilities. The expansion project includes new outdoor habitats with naturally forested land, concrete structures, indoor caging, and outdoor corrals. New administration areas include multiple food prep/kitchens, vet procedure/treatment suites, commissary, and offices. In March 2018, …
Surveying, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical design services for the renovation of an existing 250,000 s.f. warehouse into a 45,000 sf office area, 62,300 sf vehicle maintenance shop, 8,700 sf laboratory facilities, 69,800 sf storage areas and 35,640 sf artificial lift production area. Also involves the development of a new bulk storage facility, truck wash facility, fueling island, gun shop …
270,000 sf recycled paper manufacturing plant and 30,000 sf materials recycling facility. Structural steel paper machine building with 80-ton metric crane. Elevated manufacturing train supported by massive cast-in-place concrete structure. Elevated operating floor composed of composite steel/concrete construction.
New three story facility constructed for LA Tech Football operations as well as club seating and club lounge space. Structural system composed of permanent secant pile retaining wall and structural steel framing.
Conversion of an existing gymnasium building into a museum facility. Lower level converted into administrative/office space.
Streetscape renovation/beautification and utility upgrade on seven city blocks in downtown Shreveport. Project design elements included sidewalks, roadway overlay, stormwater drainage, curbing and gutter, landscaping, utilities, signalization, and street lighting.
Chimp Haven is a retirement sanctuary designed entirely for chimpanzees on 200 acres of forested land and currently houses over 200 chimps. First chimpanzee sanctuary in the U.S. for retired biomedical research chimps and is funded by a public/private partnership. Outdoor habitats include naturally forested land, concrete structures, indoor caging and outdoor corrals. The administration areas include multiple food prep/kitchens, …
Steel coil manufacturing facility and administration building with associated roadway, dock and maintenance facilities. Complicated process equipment train supported by cast-in-place concrete pedestals included trenches and pits to accommodate manufacturing processes.
The Regional Commerce Center is a 33,000 sf office building, emergency operation center and multi-purpose facility which has a LEED Gold certification. The building houses the office for the Port of Shreveport-Bossier and serves as an emergency back-up facility for the Ports of New Orleans and Lake Charles.
Resin coated sand manufacturing, storage, testing, and distribution facility consisting of a 13,050 sf warehouse and 17,160 sf multi-level manufacturing facility. Extensive BIM modeling enabled process train to fit in process tower with minimum structure height.
New lower school facility consisting of a seven classroom wing, administrative offices, shell space, sitework improvements, and new parking facilities. Lower school wing addition consisting of a classroom wing addition to the new Lower School Facility. Structural system composed of wood framing.
Structural design for an eight-story library building and civil design consisting of pavement design, site grading, drainage and utilities. Structural steel frame consists of cast-in-place pan joist system with reinforced concrete shear walls.
New state of the art 84,000-sf multi-story facility. Several structural systems utilized based on end use – cast-in-place concrete used for the lab spaces and structural steel framing with composite floor systems used in other areas.
Two-story 15,000-sf city fire station. Facility includes vehicle areas, sleeping quarters, lounge, full-service kitchen, offices, training, communications, administration, fitness and storage. Structural system is composed of structural steel framing.