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.
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These are near completion photographs of the Facilities Purchasing Warehouse and the 3 story “Infrastructure Building” which is an ancillary building on the campus. These buildings are part of the phased Jail Infrastructure Project which is a Design/Build delivery process and includes campus wide utility upgrades, renovations and new additions with a total construction cost of $89,000,000.
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 1,901 S.F. which will include a fitness center, renovated lobby, and private space for the staff offices.
We will soon be working on our 10th project with the Tampa Family Health Centers at Hillsborough Avenue. Previous projects ranged from major renovations to new construction at various locations throughout Tampa, Florida. Tampa Family Health Centers provides accessible health care to culturally diverse communities. The focus is on internal medicine, family practice, pediatric care, dentistry, OB/GYN, radiology, and pharmaceutical services. These facilities are free standing buildings that range in size from 12,000 SF to 18,000 SF and typically include more than 30 exam rooms.
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.