The most recent project for the FL Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Parks and Recreations projects by this office, is located at the southern end of the Manasota Key, just south of Englewood, FL. The park extends along 2 miles of the island from the gulf to the Inter-coastal Waterway. Primarily a beach and nature Preserve, the Architect provided an elevated rest room building, weather shelter, entry gates and fencing. One unique aspect of the design was the requirement to make all areas, including the beaches, handicapped accessible by use of elevated walks and ramps.
COMPLETION DATE: 2000
The Oscar Scherer State Recreation Area is Florida’s fifth most active camping area. Located on the north bank of South Creek just east of US 41, the park provides public access to canoeing, wilderness trails and overnight camping and recreational vehicle storage. This firm was commissioned to provide a new handicapped accessible ranger station, entry road, gates, and storm water revisions. Unique features include concrete corner columns to protect the building and its occupants from vehicular damage, and extensive display casework for educating the park’s visitors.
COMPLETION DATE: 1998
This current project was scheduled for completion in 2003. The project is distinguished by the manner in which it is designed to blend with the existing campus, maintain a maximum number of trees and allow the parent pick-up driveway to remain open during construction. All Educational Guidelines were precisely met.
COMPLETION DATE: 2003
At the beginning of 2002 this design team completed a major waterproofing and renovation project on this campus. This yearlong exposure on site has provided the needed understanding of the structure and its dedicated staff that will allow us to provide a high level of service in an expeditious manner.
COMPLETION DATE: 2002
N. B. Broward, a truly historic elementary school, is very similar in character to Hillsborough High School. Likewise, the project’s program also included a new HVAC system, electrical upgrades, ADA Revision and numerous code corrections.
COMPLETION DATE: 2003
This firm was retained by the School District of Hillsborough County to provide services for this major renovation at James Elementary School (formerly Williams Alternative). Complete professional services were required including Architect’s assistance in providing a survey of the existing conditions and the program for adapting this 35 year old campus to better fit the needs of today’s educational requirements for a complete elementary school, including all classrooms K-5, ESE classrooms, Administrative, Guidance, Food Services and a new Media Center.
COMPLETION DATE: 2003
1993 renovation to a 1943 facility, including many additions and renovations to bring the school to current standards without sacrificing it’s historic content.
COMPLETION DATE: 1993
The 'LRC' was the third of a five building complex designed by Mr. McKenna for the Ybor City Campus. Located on 9th Avenue in the heart of the "Barrio Latino" District, the building's exterior is massed to relate to adjacent structures. The interior plan configuration provides for a campus wide computer center and the main desk, reference and processing areas on the first floor. Other media functions are located on the second floor. The third floor envisioned for library expansion was designed for an interim use as general classrooms.
COMPLETION DATE: 1978
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