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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
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