Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center

Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment

Intended as a multi-use and shared creative space, this project combines a 24,200 square foot addition with a 53,100 square foot renovation to a historic, 110-year-old building. A 282-seat theater and community exhibition/event space with a lounge area are incorporated into the facility. It also features an art gallery, ballet and music rehearsal studios, teaching kitchens, artist spaces, offices, conference rooms, and an outdoor patio.

 

Council Bluffs, IA

Lincoln Children’s Zoo

Spreading across 10 acres, this multi-phase expansion and improvement project features a giraffe barn, new tiger house, anteater and monkey exhibits, and a cheetah run, most of which include individual holdings and outdoor habitats for year-round interaction between patrons and animals. Four new play areas are incorporated into the campus: a 72-foot splash stream, a climbing structure with a bridge overlooking giraffes, an indoor play place, and an outdoor climbing structure in the shape of an elephant. The project also includes a new main entrance, a cafe, event space, 150-seat amphitheater, and a two-story Education and Conservation center with seven classrooms.

 

Lincoln, NE

Lincoln Fire & Rescue Station #16

City of Lincoln

New construction of a 11,200 square foot fire station features a four-stall pull-through fire truck bay and an independent decontamination room. Area firefighters keep comfortable with a large kitchen/dining space, ten individual sleeping areas, restrooms, lockers, media/lounge room, workout area, offices, an outdoor patio, and a separate storage area for protective gear, uniforms, and supplies.

 

Lincoln, NE

Lincoln Fire & Rescue Station #15 / Police Station

City of Lincoln

A joint-use fire station and police headquarters, this 26,000 square foot new construction is the first shared-space facility between the two departments in the city of Lincoln. The Lincoln Police Department area features a single-vehicle garage bay, interrogation rooms, locker rooms, and seven offices. The Lincoln Fire and Rescue area features a four-bay garage, ten bedrooms, kitchen, and lounge area.

 

Lincoln, NE

Lincoln Fire & Rescue Station #12

City of Lincoln

New construction of a 13,700 square foot fire station features a four-stall pull-through apparatus bay and an independent decontamination room. The project includes a large kitchen with dining space, ten individual sleeping areas, restrooms, lockers, media/lounge room, workout area, offices, an outdoor patio, and a separate storage area for protective gear, uniforms, and supplies.

 

Lincoln, NE

Lincoln Fire & Rescue Station #10

City of Lincoln

New construction of a 10,300 square foot, three-bay fire station features a large kitchen, open living quarters, individual bedrooms, and training rooms.

 

Lincoln, NE

Douglas County Treasurer & 911 Operations Center

Douglas County

The renovation of a 200,000 square foot, four-story building combines a new 911 dispatch center, county treasurer office, and government offices into one building. Significant upgrades were made to the historic facility, including new mechanical, electrical, plumbing, ceilings, and elevators for ADA compliancy.

 

Omaha, NE

 

 

 

 

Sump Memorial Library

City of Papillion

This occupied city library renovation includes new flooring and paint, six restroom renovations, new ceilings, new large circulation desk, and upgraded lighting throughout the building. The library remained open to the public throughout the project.

 

Papillion, NE

Central Nebraska Regional Airport Terminal

Designed for growth and sustainability, the new construction of the 34,000 square foot, two-gate terminal accommodates 120,000 annual passengers. The interior glass walls allow visibility between ticketing, security, restrooms, baggage claim, and exit lanes. Resembling the Platte River, the terrazzo flooring showcases the region’s character and helps guide passengers through the terminal. The project features the airport’s first passenger boarding bridge, a saw-tooth roof allowing natural light with minimal heat gain, new technology, and additional parking spaces.

 

Photos courtesy of Mead and Hunt.
Grand Island, NE

Innovation Commons

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This renovation of the existing two-story 70,000 square foot, historic 4H building creates a new conference center with a 400 seat auditorium for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Connected via a two-story link to the new Nebraska Innovation Campus office building, the open plaza between the two serves as the center of activity for the structures. It features a restoration of the original high bay trusses, conference break out rooms, leasable office space, and a ballroom.

Lincoln, NE

Antelope Valley Union Park Plaza

City of Lincoln

This plaza and park project incorporates a meandering waterway design with numerous crossings and serves as a flood control tool for the city. Constructed with sustainable elements, it features public art, three fountains, a large plaza, a scenic overlook, an amphitheater with seating for 200, a playground, and paved trails that connect to the city’s existing system. The plaza stretches over three blocks and offers amenities for festivals such as restrooms, seating, audio and power sources, recycling/trash receptacles and lighting. The project includes the two-story Jayne Snyder Trails Center, a hub for city trail users providing public meeting space, restrooms, retail space, and offices for a community health organization.

 

Lincoln, NE

Copple Family YMCA

YMCA of Lincoln & Lincoln Public Schools

This project is the product of a unique partnership between the Lincoln Public Schools and YMCA of Lincoln. The 243,291 square foot facility is noteworthy for its use of nearly every structural element available in the industry. The build also incorporates both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a water track, a spa, and splash pad. More than 298 geothermal wells fuel the facility, and three indoor gymnasiums create space for intramural sports, tournaments, and other activities.

 

Lincoln, NE

Norfolk Public Library

City of Norfolk

This project couples a 16,000 square foot addition with a 20,000 square foot renovation of an occupied library, completed in phases to allow patrons access to services throughout construction. It includes a new library sector, learning commons, study areas, and student spaces.

 

Norfolk, NE