Ben Schwarz

Ben Schwarz

Minneapolis, MN, US


Army Reserve Center - St. Joseph, MN

Design and construction of two buildings in accordance with provided government RFP; a new Army Reserve Center (ARC)/ Training Center, and an Unheated Storage Building (UHS) in St. Joseph, Minnesota. The ARC will house 200 members; it shall be a one story structure, approximately 40,200 SF in size. The ARC will be constructed with reinforced concrete foundations, concrete floor slabs, and a structural steel framing system. The design will include complete HVAC, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and security systems. The proposal shall also include all necessary site work as well as paving and parking per RFP requirements. Additional design options included the implementation of a geothermal system and added R-value to ARC roof insulation. The UHS will be a one story structure and roughly 1,217 SF in size. The set cost limit for this project was roughly $10,700,000.

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Status: Unbuilt
Location: St. Joseph, MN
My Role: Design Development, Copnceptual Rendering
Additional Credits: TCI - Architects/Engineers/Contractor
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