San Francisco-based architect Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz, in association with the Des Moines office of the Omaha-based DLR Group, is architect for a 125,000-sq.-ft. Judicial Branch Building in Des Moines for the State Court of Iowa. Neumann Brothers Inc. of Des Moines is general contractor for the five-story building.
St. Louis-based Korte Co. has been awarded a $3.2 million contract by the U.S. Army to design and build a 40,000-sq.-ft. bowling and recreation center at Fort Hood, Texas. The facility will house 48 bowling lanes.
The Los Angeles office of Portland, Oregon-based architect Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership is architect for the 86,000-sq.-ft. Center for Nanofabrication and Molecular Self-Assembly at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Turner Construction Co. was awarded a $25.9 million contract for the project, which is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2002.
Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Comstock + Associates is architect for a $33 million, 13-story Marriott Renaissance hotel in Garden Grove, Calif. San Diego-based Nielsen Dillingham Builders is general contractor for the 371-suite hotel, which is scheduled for completion this fall.
Howard & Helmer Architects of Wichita, Kan., is architect for the new Church of the Magdelen in Wichita. Wichita-based The Law Co. is general contractor for the $15.3 million project.
Boston-based architect Moshe Safdie and Associates, in association with Valentiner Crane Brunjes Onyon Architects of Salt Lake City, is architect for the new Salt Lake City main library (rendering above). Salt Lake City-based Big-D Construction Corp. is general contractor for the 240,000-sq.-ft. facility, which is scheduled for completion in the fall of 2002. Big-D's low bid was $22.9 million.