New 12,000-sf office addition at the owner’s existing site in Whitehouse, TX. Mechanical systems include a combination of VRF technology and high-efficiency rooftop units with exposed ductwork. Lighting design contained a variety of specialty pendants, wall sconces, and LED lighting. The structure is composed of an innovative mix of structural steel and wood framing with expansive cantilevers.
New 350,000 sf recycled paper manufacturing plant in Ohio. The facility is comprised of multi-story structural steel framing with concrete floors. Two 65-metric ton cranes spanning 85ft service the Paper Machine Hall and a 15-metric ton crane spanning 117ft services Stock Prep. The Paper machine is supported by a massive elevated cast-in-place concrete structure. AFJMc worked with the machine manufacturer …
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, …
A fast-track, design/build, project to replace the existing, original 1968 press box and 1984 skybox addition at Louisiana Tech’s Joe Aillet Stadium. The existing facilities were demolished upon completion of the 2016 football season. The new, enlarged pressbox and skyboxes are to be complete and ready for use at the start of the 2017 football season. The new space consists …
New 20,200-sf central office facility containing administration, billing, and field service offices, public assembly space, and information technology at the owner’s existing site in Quitman, TX. Facility included a separate 7,200-sf fleet vehicle maintenance and service building.
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 …
New multi-story worship facility consisting of a large open sanctuary with 100-ft clear spans, a two-story classroom wing, and a large lobby surrounded by two canopies with 30ft cantilever beams.
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.
Renovation of an abandoned multi-story warehouse built prior to World War I into a multi-family living complex. Project has LEED gold certification and won the 2013 HERITAGE Award for preservation. Renovation involved a total reconstruction of the mechanical and electrical systems.
Preliminary and final roadway and lighting plans for the revisions to I-220, the Interchange of I-49/I-220, the Interchange at Martin Luther King Drive, the south half of the Interchange at Highway 1, the roadway from I-220 to Highway 1, Martin Luther King Drive and the drainage design.
Conversion of an existing gymnasium building into a museum facility. Lower level converted into administrative/office space.
New multi-building, two-story, 125,800-sf K-12 charter school containing classrooms, chemistry labs, dining areas, practice gym, library, assembly areas, administration offices and public meeting space. Specialized MEP systems included variable refrigerant flow (VRF) HVAC along with dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS).
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, …
Renovation of existing 42,500 square foot, single story supermarket into a multi-purpose medical office building in Tyler, TX. Facility includes a licensed, TAC compliant, ambulatory surgery center with a cardiac catheterization suite. Specialized MEP systems utilized included variable air volume (VAV) HVAC systems, medical gas systems, nurse call systems and emergency power systems.
Restaurant featuring a steel and wood framed structure with wood roof trusses and wood shear walls. Lighting design contained a variety of specialty pendants and wall sconces including a drum set fashioned into a chandelier type fixture at the entrance. Mechanical systems include exposed ductwork, high velocity-low speed ceiling fans, and radiant unit heaters in the exterior dining area.
Widening of existing Traffic Street from a two lane road to a 5 lane section, with a divided median and apportion with a continuous left turn lane. This was a three-phase project.Third phase included a railroad underpass of the KCS railroad. Topographic and property surveys, preliminary roadway and final roadway plans, drainage design, right-of-way maps, and street lights. Lighting design …
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.
New Student Center with kitchen, café area, video game and lounge area, class space, large group meeting room and outdoor covered basketball court.
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 three-story Education Building includes a children’s space courtyard playground, administrative offices and classroom/gathering area. The new Student Center includes a meeting room, outdoor basketball court, and sand volleyball courts.
New two-story, 77,550-sf multi-purpose medical complex containing a certified, TAC compliant, free-standing emergency department, a primary care physician’s clinic, a diagnostic/imaging center and an orthopedic clinic in Longview, TX. Specialized MEP systems utilized included variable refrigerant flow (VRF) HVAC systems, dedicated outdoor air systems (DOAS) with integral energy recovery capability, medical gas systems, nurse call systems, and emergency power systems. …
Renovation of existing 15,000-sf building into a multi-sensory early childhood learning center, with interactive exhibits focused various educational subjects.
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.
Engineering design for the installation of roadway lighting along approaches and overpass at LA Highway 3 and Benton Road Spur. The design includes substantial reconfiguration of the roadway system to accommodate the growth of Bossier City. Award: LMA Community Achievement Award in the Community Development Category for municipalities with a population of 25,001 and over.
Installation of three, paralleled, 12.47kV, 2.25MW, bi-fuel generators at the City of Shreveport’s Amiss Water Treatment Plant. Generators synchronize into paralleling switchgear with a key-interlocked tie to the plant’s primary distribution system to provide on-site backup power sufficient to maintain clean water production at approximate one-half of the plant’s maximum capacity.
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.