Case Studies

Designed by Pappas & Pappas Architects and DLR Group, the center combines the tr
With plans beginning in 2008, University of Wyoming (UW) set out to build an extraordinary welcome center (perhaps unique in the country), which embodied, in every detail, the UW brand. As the first point of contact,...
A Duro-Last roof is ideal for solar panels. Photo: Duro-Last
San Francisco has long been known as a center for culture and the performing arts. Showcased by its War Memorial Opera House, considered the last Beaux Arts building constructed in the United States, this legacy continued...
A historically progressive campus known as a leader in climate and energy research, the University of Colorado Boulder is always looking for new ways to minimize its footprint. Former Chancellor G.P. “Bud” Peterson addressed...
Transparent fire-rated entry evokes openness at Johnson & Wales University. Phot
As more students enter the school system each year, designing for fire safety in educational facilities has never been more critical. Fire-rated glazing can be a key part of the solution.
Uptown Bay City transforms a former industrial crane-manufacturing site into vib
When developers of Uptown Bay City (Bay City, Mich.) began transforming the former industrial site into a mixed-use, self-sustaining riverfront community, they faced a design challenge. How could they incorporate greater...
United Engineering Resources, Inc. (UER) provides geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, construction inspection and material testing services through two wholly owned subsidiaries; Signet Testing Laboratories,...
For Gelson’s Market in Los Angeles (pictured above), the architect was able to p
When it comes to designing parking garages, providing vision and transparency might not be the priority due to fire rated code requirements – but keen architects with grand visions see opportunities rather than restrictions...