The Hernando County Judicial Renovation and Addition Design is completed. The project for the Hernando County Courts Building is located at 20 N. Main Street, Brooksville, Florida. The existing facility is a four story building with a basement that is approximately 199,492 square feet. The interior renovation for the courts is 20,000 square feet. The scope of work includes the demolition of the existing exterior plaza and monumental stairways and bridge. There will be a new addition of a 1,356 square feet entry lobby with an exterior canopy along with a renovation of the 1st and 2nd Floors of the Judicial Wing to convert office space into a new courtroom and judicial chambers. There is also the addition of a new in-custody elevator which will be installed in the holding areas at all the floors.
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The City of Dunedin EOC/Fire Training Facility is a new 5,620 g.s.f. free standing single story building at 2833 Belcher Road N. in Dunedin, Florida. The new building is designed to a CAT 5 Storm Event and includes a standby emergency generator sufficient to power the entire building during a power outage, and secondary utility support systems for seven days of sustainability post storm. The building is LEED Silver Certified. Solar Power including photovoltaic panels are included as part of the design.
We have completed our renovation project located at 365 73rd Avenue in St. Pete Beach, Florida . The 8,981 s.f. project's scope of work included a significant interior and exterior renovation of the existing Library to bring it back to current standards while maintaining and preserving the middle century modern look of this historical designated building.
We have completed our 10th project with the Tampa Family Health Centers at Hillsborough Avenue. This project is a new 1-story building of 17,866 s.f. for Tampa Family Health Center who provides accessible health care to a culturally diverse community. The focus is on internal medicine, family practice, pediatric care, dentistry, OB/GYN, and pharmaceutical services. The new center houses a dental department with 8 exam rooms, a pediatric clinic with 5 exam rooms, an OB/GYN clinic with 5 exam rooms, a pharmacy, a family practice with 14 exam rooms, blood labs, and all other required support areas.
The AIA Orlando chapter awarded the County Justice Center (CJC) Courthouse an unbuilt award of merit. The renovation and attached four story Annex Building is a $69,000,000 design criteria package in Clearwater, Florida. A new main entrance addition and secure lobby reorient visitor access to the complex, and significant portions of the existing building are being renovated.
At the end of construction documents we completed a fly around and video at the city’s request of the fitness center which shows the building in the context of its site, and shows how the addition interacts with the existing building. The existing one story building is 20,773 S.F. with a new one story addition of 2,670 S.F. which includes a fitness center, renovated lobby, and private space for the staff offices.
The City of Seminole Public Works Operations Building in Seminole, Florida has been awarded LEED Platinum Certification by the U. S. Green Building Council (USBGC) based in Washington D.C. It is the first platinum certified government project in the State of Florida. MBA designed the building to a CAT 5 hurricane (156 mph 1-minute sustained wind, 190 mph 3-second gust) event with redundant emergency systems.