Image, context, and scale responsiveness were key concerns in designing a two-story office and high-tech R&D and QC testing labs for a manufacturer. An atrium section with stairs and a two-entrance elevator creates a transition between the new and existing buildings on the site. Skylights enhance the office and lobby areas. Details of the new facade complement the original building.
Purdue University Zucrow High-Pressure Research Lab Air Heater Installation.
This project involved the installation of an air heater for the Purdue University Propulsion Lab to provide 150°F and 800 PSI compressed air for testing. The total cost of the project was $1.6 million.
Electrical services for the Mechanical Engineering Lateral included upgrading the tunnel lighting per Purdue’s Utility Tunnel electrical design specification. The mechanical services for the Lynn Hall Lateral and Under-Building Tunnel involved analyzing and replacing one existing steam anchor.
AISIN Chemical Indiana, over a 9-year span, has built and expanded two separate buildings housing offices, production lines, storage, and shipping of products, totaling 200,000 gross square footage at $17 million. Control areas were developed and fire sprinkler detention storage was integrated into the design to manage flammable liquids utilized in their processes. Air conditioning of both facilities provides humidity control and stability for the flammable liquids, as well as comfort for their workers.
Mussett Nicholas Associates assisted Plainfield Community Schools in programming the facility for grades six through eight. Master planning for renovation work was staged over several summers to allow the school to remain functional and occupied. Decommissioning a centrally located pool, separating the school property from the town’s overloaded storm system, relocating kindergarten classrooms to three elementary schools, and interior remodels of the high school were all part of this project.
Conversion of Plainfield High School to Middle School
Cook Pharmica included laboratory and cleanroom design, material storage, and support areas design, as well as mechanical and electrical utility systems design. Occupancy was available seven months following initiation of design.
Pharmaceutical Lab and Manufacturing Building
425,000 Square Feet
2006 ABC Indiana Merit Shop Construction Award: Industrial Over $10 Million Excellence Winner
Midwest Construction Best of 2006 Awards: Industrial Award of Merit
This project was a new maintenance facility was constructed for the locomotives of the Indiana Rail Road Company. This operation has a fueling shed and can repair up to 4 locomotives inside the facility. This building also includes a maintenance shop with inspection pits, a warehouse, bulk oil storage, and office space. The facility has a unique oil-water waste recycling system.
Industrial Rail Road Locomotive Repair and Maintenance Building