Fire Station No. 1 is a new 17,000-sf building and Fire Station No. 4 is a new 11,000-sf building. Both facilities include vehicle areas, living/sleeping quarters, lounge, full-service kitchen, training and fitness areas. MEP systems include both all-electric and gas-fired rooftop units, dedicated energy recovery ventilation, apparatus vehicle bay exhaust filtration, instantaneous gas-fired domestic water heating, automatic fire sprinkler protection, …
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, …
58,000-sf state-of-the art fitness and recreation facility for the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana. The facility includes two indoor pools, crossfit room, two exercise studios, cardio and weight room, child care, basketball gym, locker rooms, and offices. Foundation is placed in 8-ft of imported select fill transported as a slurry from the Red River. The indoor competition pool is the only …
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 …
Expansion of WK South Campus including a new loading dock structure, multi-story precast concrete parking garage, 4-story medical office/surgery addition, vertical expansion of PICU space, and hospital addition.
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.
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.
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-sf, 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.
Structural design of multi-use, multi-building open air mall. AFJMc was responsible for fast-track structural design of 15 stand-alone retail buildings.
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.
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.
8,000-seat state-of-the-art baseball stadium – Facility highlights include cantilevered roof coverage, cantilevered suite seating, and an 80-foot tall video scoreboard. Seating bowl is composed of slab-on-grade and precast planks supported by structural steel raker beams.
Three-story administrative, classroom, and studio space building designed to replicate the original 1896 campus building. Structural steel framing included tilted columns and large column-free areas.
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 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.
Five-story addition to an existing courthouse building. Structural system is composed of structural steel columns and composite concrete/steel girders and floor beams. Lateral load resisting system is composed of concentrically braced frame. Foundation is composed of augered cast-in-place concrete piles.
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.
New hospital and medical facility project included a 111 bed hospital containing an eight-story acute care wing, a nine-story medical office building, a freestanding pediatrics center and a 400-car parking deck. Structural system composed of post-tensioned cast-in-place concrete.
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.