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.

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