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Selected Case Studies

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The EpiCenter // Artists for Humanity
(PDF/28pgs/9.6mb)

Big-D Construction Corporate Office Building
(PDF/28pages/4.85mb)

Fire Ridge Elementary School (PDF/70pgs/13.5mb)

Leazar Hall Renovation (PDF/36pgs/1.92mb)

Phoebe's Field Case Study
(PDF/62pgs/4.24mb)

Durham Research Center
(PDF)
The case study is about interdisciplinary teams working together to build a sophisticated medical research facility using the latest technology, addressing issues of sustainability and end user needs.

Ethel Wattis Kimball Visual Arts Center
(PDF/24 pgs/967 KB)

F
irst National Tower
(PDF/39pgs/1.62mb)

Strategic Air & Space Museum
(PDF/29pgs/1.17mb)

Juvenile Services Center Design Challenges and Opportunities
(PDF)
The Juvenile Services Center, completed in 1981, combines a wide range of services for troubled youth, such as probation offices, counseling facilities, juvenile court, detention, and shelter care (temporary housing for runaway or abused and neglected children). The building design reflects treatment goals, providing a "homelike" (or less institutional) interior enviroment while meeting security requirements; yet, it is constructed principally of wood components (Type V, 1-hour).

Asbury Villas
(PDF/38pgs/4.45mb)

Baker Hall at Carnegie Mellon University
(PDF/44pgs/4.23mb)

Exploris: the Children's Museum About the World
(PDF/31pgs/3.13mb)

Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities Office and Training Facility
(PDF/20pgs/4mb)

Veterans Park Educational Campus
(PDF/28pgs/2.77mb)

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