A complex of five office buildings in Alexandria, Va., for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be developed by LCOR Alexandria LLC.The Washington office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is architect for the 2.6 million-sq.-ft. development, which will include two parking garages and two townhouse/office buildings. Turner Construction Co. is contractor for the project, which is scheduled for completion in mid-2005.[RENDERING]
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is building a $20 million addition to the School of Nursing’s Carrington Hall.
Pearce, Brinkley, Cease & Lee of Raleigh is architect for the 70,000-sq-ft project. Atlanta-based Heery International is the construction manager. The project, which is part of a $3.1 billion North Carolina program to fund new construction and renovation of higher education facilities, is to be completed in the fall of 2003. [RENDERING]
Casino del Sol in Tucson will be Arizona’s largest casino/entertainment complex when a 140,000-sq.-ft permanent casino and entertainment facility is completed in the spring of 2003. The Phoenix office of A/E Leo A. Daly is architect for the project. Phoenix-based Kitchell Contractors is the construction manager/general contractor. [RENDERING]
A 46-year-old building in downtown Washington, D.C., will be renovated and expanded in a project designed by A/E RTKL. The Bethesda, Md., office of AMEC is the general contractor. Three stories will be added to the original building, which features a stone façade. Because the building’s 16th and K Street location is at the confluence of two zoning areas, RTKL says the project’s design must respect both low-scale residential buildings and 130-ft.-high commercial structures.