Washington County Public Works Facility Renovation/Addition

Client: Public Works Dept., Washington County

Location: Stillwater, MN

Status: In Progress

 

Hagen, Christensen & McIlwain Architects and its Design Team are currently working on the final design of the expansion and renovation of the Public Works North Shop Facility for Washington County.  The Project will completely renovate over 53,000 SF of existing space and add 47,000 SF of vehicle maintenance, vehicle storage and office space.  The building and site design are following the Minnesota B3 Guidelines and will have greatly improved storm water management, site systems sustainability, energy efficiency and sustainability.

 

The Project Team includes; Ericksen Roed & Associates structural engineering, Emanuelson-Podas mechanical/electrical engineering, Bolton & Menck civil engineering, and Kraus Anderson Construction.

 

The Project is anticipated to start construction in the spring of 2015 and be completed in the summer of 2016.

 

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People Serving People- Dining Facility Renovation

Client: People Serving People

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Status: Under Construction

 

People Serving People (PSP) is the largest and most comprehensive family shelter in Minnesota.  60% of the people PSP serves are children averaging 6 years old.  The facility needed to renovate their kitchen and dining room facilities to better accommodate the +250,000 meals that are served annually at PSP.  HCM Architects and Premier Restaurant Equipment and Supplies partnered to renovate the existing kitchen and dining room to include new kitchen equipment, a new designated area for dish washing, and new seating configurations to increase seating capacity.  HCM Architects were happy to help this great organization!

 

 

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Border Avenue Traffic Management Center- Renovation

Client: City of Minneapolis Border Avenue Traffic Management Center

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Status: Under Construction

 

HCM Architects were commissioned to design an office renovation for the City of Minneapolis Border Avenue Traffic Management Center.  The architectural remodel of the building is paired with improvements to the building’s accessibility, mechanical and electrical systems.  The renovation encompasses ~9,400 GSF on the main level of the building that includes office, work and conferencing space, breakroom, restrooms and locker rooms.  All renovated spaces will be ADA compliant and receive new interior finishes.

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Faithful+Gould Minneapolis Office Build-Out

Client: Faithful+Gould

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Completion: Spring 2014

 

HCM Architects were commissioned by Faithful+Gould to design their new Minneapolis branch office space on the 25th Floor of the Plaza VII building in downtown Minneapolis.  Faithful+Gould is an international construction project and cost management consulting agency that is headquartered in London.  The Minneapolis branch office comprises ~6,200SF for about 60 employees with an open office/flexible format driving the main design theme.  Several informal collaboration areas for employees are integrated within the open office at corners of the floorspace, while there are also enclosed formal conference rooms.  Modern white and dark gray field colors were used with blue and green accents that mimic the Faithful+Gould brand logo throughout the interior finishes.  The company logo was also incorporated in the floor carpeting and wall décor.

 

HCM Architects would like to recognize Dering Pierson Group for their collaborative efforts with this project.  Following photo credits to Paul Crosby.

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Turf Club Renovation Complete

Client: Turf Club – 701 Ventures

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Completion: Summer 2014

 

HCM Architects partnered with several other consultants under the direction of 701 Ventures for the remodel of the Turf Club, a live music venue and bar on University Avenue in Saint Paul.  The Turf Club began as a dance hall in the 1940s and became well-known in the 1990s as one of the few sites in Saint Paul where local bands performed.   The renovation included basic upgrading of the roof, plumbing and electrical.  The existing ceiling on the main floor was removed and now remains open to the wood structure above.  The restrooms on both floors were fully remodeled and expanded and a kitchen was added on the main floor in order to offer a wider menu to customers. The general overall aesthetic of the locale was retained in the finishes and décor which appeals to old and new patrons alike.

 

See the Minnesota Public Radio article about the renovation here.

See the St. Paul Pioneer Press article about the reopening here.

 

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Roseville Parks Renewal Program- Community Buildings

Client: Parks and Recreation Dept., City of Roseville

Location: Roseville, MN

Status: In Progress

 

Construction is currently underway on six Community Buildings for the City of Roseville.  The buildings are located throughout the City in the following parks; Lexington Park, Autumn Grove Park, Rosebrook Park, Villa Park, Oasis Park and Sandcastle Park.  These buildings are part of a larger Parks Renewal Program that is making improvements to all the City’s park facilities.

 

The Community Buildings will be year-round facilities that will support the activities of the parks, the neighborhoods and the larger community.  The buildings are of different sizes and design but maintain a common image and vocabulary that support the common mission of the Parks and Recreation Department.

 

The project team and site design is led by LHB Corporation with project partners including; HCM Architects, SRF Consulting civil engineering, Mattson Macdonald Young structural engineering, Emanuelson-Podas mechanical/electrical engineering, and Knutson Construction.

 

The Community Buildings are anticipated to be complete in the spring of 2015.

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Lac Lavon Park- New Park Building in Progress

Client: Parks and Recreation Dept., City of Burnsville

Location: Burnsville, MN

Status: In Progress

 

HCM Architects have partnered with Kimley Horn and Associates civil engineering firm to renovate the recreation fields and their facilities of Lac Lavon Park for the City of Burnsville Parks and Recreation Department.  The existing six field complex at Lac Lavon Park is one of the top complexes in the state.  It frequently hosts regional, state, and national tournaments.  HCM Architects designed a new ~1,300SF concessions and restrooms building for the site that will become the centerpoint from which four ballfields radiate.  The style of the building is simple yet strong, with steeply pitched rooflines that extend well beyond the exterior façade.  Horizontal, linear siding wraps the building and sits atop a brick base, coordinating with the surrounding residential context.

 

HCM thanks Kimley Horn and Associates, Mattson Macdonald Young Structural Engineers and Emanuelson-Podas Consulting Engineers for their collaboration with this project.

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Bad Weather Brewing Company- Brewery in Progress

Client: Bad Weather Brewing Company

Location: Saint Paul, MN

Status: In Progress

 

Bad Weather Brewing Company owners Zac Carpenter and Joe Giambruno have commissioned HCM Architects to design their first brewery and taproom on West 7th Street in Saint Paul.  Creating a brew to table beer experience is the main idea guiding the design for the brewery.  Visual sightlines of the brew tanks provide beer lovers a direct connection with the beer they’ll be tasting.  The storefront of the brewery will have retractable garage doors that open and bridge the indoor taproom and event areas with the patio along West 7th Street.  More to come as construction begins!

 

 

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Harmon Park- Buildings & Site Improvements Underway

Client: Parks and Recreation Dept., City of West Saint Paul
Location: West Saint Paul, MN
Status: In Progress

 

Located in the northern part of West Saint Paul, Harmon Park is one of the city’s oldest residential parks dating from the 1920s and largest with almost 11 acres of space.  HCM Architects and SRF Consulting were commissioned by the City of West Saint Paul to renovate Harmon Park which had not been updated since 1987.  The city plans to redevelop the four existing ball fields on site in a new pinwheel configuration that will allow for simultaneous full usage for youth teams.  The fields will also have perimeter fencing, dugouts, bleacher seating and irrigation.

 

The renovation will also include a new concessions building located at the ball fields, a new warming shelter building for winter sports and a new community building with public meeting and office space.  All three facilities will have public restrooms located within.  The design of the buildings lends to a traditional style that mimics the surrounding residential context but also has simple modern elements such as angled bay windows, extended roof lines and exterior arbor structures.  The facade pallet is consistent among all three buildings and also remains traditionally classic with burnished stone base at the walls, linear wood panel siding and trim that uniquely wraps the buildings.

 

HCM Architects looks forward to the final completion of the Harmon Park renovation!  We would like to recognize the efforts of our additional project partners also; Emanuelson-Podas Consulting Engineers and Mattson Macdonald Young Structural Engineers.

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Upsher-Smith Laboratories PPC Facility Renovation Complete

Client: Upsher-Smith Laboratories

Location: Plymouth, MN

Completion: Winter 2014

 

Upsher-Smith Laboratories (USL) is a pharmaceutical company that manufactures generic and branded generic medications.  HCM Architects was commissioned to renovate an existing facility in Plymouth, MN for USL’s Plymouth Packaging Center (PPC), located southeast of the current USL manufacturing facility. The scope of the project was to demolish the interior of the facility and build-out new packaging, office and auxiliary spaces with new mechanical and electrical services within the existing ~30,000GSF building for 150 employees.

 

The renovation was successfully completed in Winter 2014 with the following partners; Schreiber Mullaney Construction, Paulson & Clark Engineering, Yale Mechanical and Collins Electrical Construction.

 

 

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