BBS Architects Engineers

Association of Boards of Certification

Owner: Association of Boards of Certification
Architectural and Engineering Design Services: BBS Architects | Engineers
General Contractor: Ball Team, LLC
Construction Completed: 2020
Project Data: 4,400 GSF
 

Photo Credit: Cameron Campbell Integrated Studio

Client Need:
As the end of their lease approached, ABC realized that their previous space was not adequately supportive of the collaborative, open culture of their team. The BBS team worked with ABC to develop a program and assessment criteria to aid ABC in selecting a new office location. 


BBS Approach:
Once a location for the new office was identified, BBS worked with ABC to develop a design solution that created organic opportunities for meeting and collaboration, but also provided spaces nurturing of individual work. BBS worked alongside ABC, the building owner, and a general contractor to complete the design and construction of ABC’s new office on a very accelerated timeline. The plan of the office is organized around the large Confluence space, which acts as a central hub to connect all other spaces in the office. The Confluence includes space for file storage, layout tables, and a collaborative gathering area. The large conference room provides space for in-person meetings, videoconference meetings, and as a studio for ABC’s communications team to film training and promotional videos for their members.  The variety of different meeting area sizes allow ABC’s team to collaborate while still observing social distancing recommendations. Adequately spaced workstations, touchless fixtures, and sanitizable surfaces also help to reduce spread of contagions in the office.

Hub Tower Office Tenant Improvement
Parking Garage
Covered Walkway
New Office
Sabin Hall Renovation – LEED Gold
College of Human Sciences
IADA Office Renovation
Ames Laboratory Metal Development and Wilhelm Hall Electrical Study
Executive Suites Renovation
VRAC C6 and Office Suite
Iowa Events Center
Lance and Ellie's Sandwich Shop
MacKay Hall Auditorium Renovation
Food Sciences Building - Room 2379 Renovation
Catholic Pastoral Center Rehabilitation
Union Drive Community Center Renovations
Office Renovation
Extension 4-H Youth Building
ETRC Hoover Hall
Wyoming Farm Bureau Center
Levitt Center for University Advancement
Minnesota Farm Bureau Center
Corporate Highrise
Biological Sciences Facility
Ames Laboratory Metal Development and Wilhelm Hall Electrical Upgrades
ETRC Howe Hall
Dodge House Renovations
Geoffroy Residence Hall
Memorial Union Food Court
Richard Bolling Federal Building Study and Arc Flash Assesment
Corporate Headquarters Renovation
Federal Building Study and Arc Flash Assessment
Iowa City Federal Building - VHA Renovations
Chemistry Building Addition & Renovation
BBS at 219 8th Street
Reid “E” Research Facility
Arizona Farm Bureau Center
Home Office Building with Expansion
Beardshear Hall Remodeling
Hub Tower Elevator Modernization
219 Eighth Street
Utah Farm Bureau Center
Hub Tower Conference Center
LeBaron Hall Replacement Study
Kemin Food Sciences Lab Renovation
Hospital Emergency Room Renovation & Expansion
Coover Hall Infrastructure Study
Camp Dodge Urban Assault Course
Camp Dodge Chapel Addition and Renovation
Terminal
Camp Dodge Pool Campus Improvements
Ames Laboratory TASF and Spedding Hall Arc Flash Study
Science Center - New Facility
© 2024 BBS Architects | engineers, All rights reserved.