Baltimore, MD – The Hall was constructed in 1963-64 as a laboratory building with offices and classrooms. A condition assessment and a study of the Hall's ability to accommodate a multi-disciplinary laboratory and support space was performed. The building is being updated to meet ADA accessibility guidelines, designed to conform to JHU High Performance Building Design Guidelines, and is to achieve a minimum LEED Silver Certification. LE and the University Design Team have collaborated to determine the best approach that provides maximum flexibility to accommodate a broad spectrum of science research labs. The renovation includes completely relocating the building core including the elevator, stair and central ducts. Construction costs are estimated at $17 million.
Owner: Johns Hopkins University
Bluemont Community Center
Bluemont, VA – Structural engineering services were provided for the renovation and addition to an existing historic 8,000 SF building. The work included the addition of a new 2,500 GSF multi-purpose room, restrooms, and a warming kitchen. Structural upgrades were required to the existing 2nd floor to accommodate new assembly loads. The total construction cost was $ 2.5 million.
Dolly Madison Regional Library Expansion
McLean, VA – Structural design services were provided for a two-story $7.5 million 25,000 GSF expansion and renovation to the Dolly Madison Regional Library in Fairfax County, VA. The program included new reading rooms, stacks, work rooms and a community meeting room. A curved glass façade was the featured design element. The project won the NAIOP Award of Excellence for Best Building, Institutional Facility under $20 million for 2011.
Client: Bowie-Gridley Architects
Loudoun County Courthouse Renovation
Leesburg, VA – Structural engineering services were provided for an $800,000 renovation to the existing courthouse judicial center. The work included an extensive lobby renovation, the addition of victim/witness rooms and new security rooms. Several existing interior load bearing masonry walls were removed which required the resupport of the existing floor and roof structure above. Multiple additional masonry wall openings were required for new egress requirements. Existing abandoned chimney flues were filled with grout and underpinned to provide supports for new transfer girder loads.
Client: Karl Riedel Architecture
Dumbarton Oaks Fellows Housing
NW, Washington, DC – Structural design services were provided for a three story 15,000 GSF interior renovation and a 16,000 GSF addition to convert an existing chancery into an academic/dormitory use. The interior renovation work included the relocation of the elevator and stair core, the removal of the partial 3rd floor level and the removal of large portions of the exterior walls structure to accommodate to new 4-level additions having a total construction cost of $14.3 million. Included in the program are studios, sleeping rooms, bathrooms a fitness room and a 1,200 GSF multi-purpose room. The existing exterior façade of the original 3-story building was retained and incorporated into the new structure due to zoning requirements.
Client: Cunningham + Quill Architects
George School – Mollie Dodd Anderson Library
Newtown, PA – Structural design services were provided for a 26,500 SF, two-level building. Work included a library with stacks and a reading room, classrooms, archives, conference rooms and a two story atrium space. The project achieved a LEED GOLD Certification. Total construction cost was $ 7.9 million.