This contemporary building, located on Plantation Road, shall be the home of the Gulf Coast Medical Center?s new Child Development Center. The building features perimeter tower structures that punctuate the main body of the building and are capped with pergolas. Modern Contemporary architecture style was applied to the porte cochere at the front entry, with custom metal exposed trusses, a …
Coronado High School
The Coronado High School is an adaptive Re-Use project of an 11,000 sq. ft. existing commercial/warehouse facility. The owner/user Accelerated Learning Solutions was in need to develop and accommodate 150 Students in different class room settings with individual computer desks. Some of the challenges of this project was the need to update the facility to present code requirements, and the owner’s urgency in his schedule to be able to open the facility following the school year. Structure, restroom, HVAC and electrical systems, landscape and irrigation were all designed according to the new code guidelines. Support facilities for the students and the faculty were also part of the project scope. Faculty and student lounge were provided with exterior pleasant views.
The completion of the project and fulfillment of the client’s needs came as a result of good communication and information exchanged between owner, contractor, consultants and architects.
Edison Community College-Allied Health Facility
The Allied Health Facility for Edison Community College is a 68,000 square foot building housing the college’s health related programs. The facility serves: Associate Degree Nursing, Cardiovascular Technology, Radiological Technology, Physical/Occupational Therapy, Respiratory Therapy Technology, Emergency Medical Services and general sciences. The Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant programs are taught in a full service dental clinic.
In addition to the laboratory settings, the facility also includes administrative offices, general classrooms, and a state-of-the-art 100-seat Distance Learning Center.
Completed in 2000, the Allied Health Facility created a new front door to the Lee County campus with a two-story atrium space and curvilinear form, without departing from the character of the existing campus.
Harlem Heights Community Center
This center is the inspiration of one of the oldest, most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods in Lee County, Harlem Heights. It's foundation will raise +/- $2,000,000 to build this 13,000 square foot facility on a 5 acre site donated by one of their benefactors.The central location of this site will help integrate the existing ball fields and park with the rest of the neighborhood by establishing a recreation corridor accessible by pedestrians, bikes and automobiles. The building design on the site is an extroverted and dynamic composition of spaces that reach out to every corner of the site and to every member of the community.
The 250 seat cultural arts hall and the 6,000 square good education wing are joined by a grand circular lobby that will house various exhibits and receptions. The center will offer a variety of recreational and educational programs for children, teens, adults, and seniors. Groundbreaking is anticipated by the end of 2007