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.

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