Commercial Project Profiles: Education
SMU Aquatics Center - dallas, texas: thermasheath-®3
Building on a legacy of proud Olympians, world records and 155 national titles, SMU broke ground on a new Aquatics Center on February 26, 2016. The 42,000 square foot center will be home to SMU’s internationally recognized men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. Located on the University’s growing east campus, the center will provide facilities for practice, competition and community use. The Aquatics Center will feature an Olympic-sized, eight-lane indoor pool with a diving platform, including four springboards and a 10-meter tower for training and competition. All offices, locker rooms, classroom and meeting areas will be located adjacent to the pool. The center will offer seating for 800 spectators in the mezzanine level.
John Bremer Welding Center - Shelton, WAshington:
The John Bremer Welding Center is 2,600 square-feet and has 16 welding stations, office space and storage. It accommodates 24 students per class, increasing the program’s enrollment. The center is located at a satellite campus in Shelton, Washington - just 38.4 miles away from the main campus in Bremerton.
The building is a metal wall construction with 8” horizontal metal girt framing manufactured by Nucor Building Systems. Rmax TSX-8500 was used on this project as it meets and exceeds the 2012 Washington State Energy Code Prescriptive Compliance method for the Opaque Thermal Envelope Requirements, stating a metal building wall is required to have an R-13 fiberglass + R-13ci.
McCadams Athletic Center, Lipscomb Academy - nashville, Tennessee: ECOMAXCI™ WALL SOLUTION
McCadams Athletic Center is a 25,000 sq.ft. indoor training facility for all sports at Lipscomb Academy. It includes a practice field with indoor turf, locker rooms, a team meeting room and conference room. It also has an outdoor terrace that overlooks the track and football field. The McCadams Athletic Center is named after the late Glen McCadams, longtime coach and Athletic Director at Lipscomb Academy.
STANFORD RESEARCH PARK - PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA: ECOMAXCI™ WALL SOLUTION
STUDIOS worked with Stanford Real Estate to design this new research and development campus, which now serves as the corporate headquarters for Theranos, a rapidly growing blood diagnostics company. Redevelopment of this site was a visible reflection of the modernization and revitalization of the Park.
Betty Irene Moore Hall - Sacramento, CAlifornia: TSX-8500
UC Davis broke ground on a new $50 million nursing school building in November of 2015. The 70,000-square-foot building will become the primary home of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing on the schools Sacramento campus.
The three-story building will have simulation labs where care scenarios play out on one side and debriefing rooms provide opportunity to discuss bedside decisions on the other side.