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.

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