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Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company

Minnesota Farm Bureau Center
Minnesota Farm Bureau Center
Minnesota Farm Bureau Center

Construction Completed: 1997
Project Data: 24,000 SF
Construction Cost: $2.6 million

Client Need:
The Farm Bureau Center in Eagan, Minnesota is a 24,000 square foot, slab-on-grade single story office building. The project is located on a hillside site overlooking a residential lake, and utilizes prairie grass extensively in its landscaping plan.

BBS Approach:
The design team was actively involved in programming and planning sessions with the owner and users of the building. The team worked with a construction manager and local contractors, using a fast-track design process to start construction within one month after beginning construction documents  The building was occupied nine months later.

Project Results:

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