BBS Architects Engineers

Iowa State University

College of Human Sciences

Construction Data:

  • Human Nutritional Sciences Building: 34,400 SF
  • LeBaron Hall: 61,500 SF
  • MacKay Hall: 86,400 SF
  • Palmer Building: 34,400 SF

Completion Date: January 2014

Evolving space needs in four linked buildings near the heart of the ISU campus initiated this study of the building systems to determine how well the existing buildings will support programmatic needs. The Dean of the College and Facilities Planning and Management requested a summative graphic document that would quickly communicate conclusions reached in the study. A series of green-yellow-red color coded plans summarize good-fair-poor conditions for each primary system. A detailed narrative and spreadsheets provide the in-depth information needed to support future maintenance and planning strategies by the University.

BBS Architects | Engineers reviewed existing drawings and performed a visual assessment to prepare the report. Conditions and capacities of each primary site and building system were assessed including primary mechanical and electrical equipment. Architectural spatial quality was also reviewed. Corridor and wayfinding systems, restroom locations and capacities, and general visual characteristics of entrances and primary spaces were documented.

Kemin Food Sciences Lab Renovation
Wyoming Farm Bureau Center
Corporate Headquarters
Catholic Pastoral Center Rehabilitation
Office Renovation
Memorial Union Food Court
Covered Walkway
Iowa Events Center
MacKay Hall Auditorium Renovation
Arizona Farm Bureau Center
LeBaron Hall Replacement Study
Corporate Highrise
Hospital Emergency Room Renovation & Expansion
Food Sciences Building - Room 2379 Renovation
Chemistry Building Addition & Renovation
ETRC Howe Hall
Minnesota Farm Bureau Center
Biological Sciences Facility
Hub Tower Conference Center
Terminal
Corporate Headquarters Renovation
Lance and Ellie's Sandwich Shop
Sabin Hall Renovation – LEED Gold
Corporate Headquarters
Utah Farm Bureau Center
Goodnow Hall Restoration & Renovation
Coover Hall Infrastructure Study
Camp Dodge Pool Campus Improvements
Reid “E” Research Facility
Parking Garage
Beardshear Hall Remodeling
219 Eighth Street
Executive Suites Renovation
Iowa City Federal Building - VHA Renovations
Levitt Center for University Advancement
New Facility
ETRC Hoover Hall
New Office
VRAC C6 and Office Suite
Extension 4-H Youth Building
Home Office Building with Expansion
Dodge House Renovations
Hub Tower Office Tenant Improvement
IADA Office Renovation
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