HARTFORD READINESS CENTER MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL UPGRADES & RENOVATION, Hartford, WI

This project included replacing the steam heating system of the armory with a hot water heating system, replacing the cooling units serving the office areas with new A/C systems, an energy recovery system and providing new direct digital controls (DDC) for all new systems.  The electrical system capacity was increased to a 600 amp service with a new underground electrical service. Minor remodeling included the functional reconfiguration of existing rooms, a new kitchenette, new lighting, new interior finishes and an ADA compliant ramp at the front entrance. This project also addressed the need for additional parking in the Motor Vehicle Storage Compound (MVSC) by removing existing grass and installing compacted, crushed stone on the north side of the building. Sufficient exterior lighting was added to illuminate the compound area.

BAI coordinated all work provided by structural, plumbing, HVAC and electrical engineering consultants.  Services included design, construction document and construction administration services. The project was delivered through the traditional design-bid-build delivery process.


CIRCUS WORLD MUSEUM EXHIBIT HALL RESTROOM RENOVATION, Baraboo, WI

This remodeling project updated the existing men’s and women’s toilets at the Circus World Museum.  Updates included new countertops, plumbing fixtures and fittings, finishes and upgraded ventilation and electrical systems.  All new room configurations and buildouts were designed to comply with applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Structural challenges, due to the building being built on wood piles and reinforced concrete grade beams, were overcome by relocating four of the grade beams to accommodate new plumbing layouts.

BAI coordinated all work provided by structural, plumbing, HVAC and electrical engineering consultants.  Services included design, construction document and construction administration services.  The project was delivered through the traditional design-bid-build process.


Watertown

Beloit

Janesville

Fort Atkinson

SOUTH ARMORIES, Fort Atkinson, Watertown, Janesville and Beloit, WI

Boer Architects, Inc. provided all architectural, interior design and engineering services for this $985,000 multi-building remodeling project. 

This project upgraded the existing or provide new men’s and women’s toilets and showers at the Beloit, Fort Atkinson, Janesville and Watertown Armories.  Work met all programmatic requirements including the provision of new plumbing fixtures and fittings, finishes and upgrading plumbing, ventilation and electrical systems.  All new workcomplied with applicable requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 BAI also coordinated all work provided by structural, plumbing, HVAC and electrical engineering consultants.  Services include design, construction document and construction administration services.  The project was delivered through the traditional design-bid-build delivery process.


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT, Milwaukee, WI 

Boer Architects, Inc. completed the construction of a 4,000 sf renovation of the 3rd floor of the Milwaukee County Safety Building. 

 The entire space, which once comprised a portion of the original Milwaukee County jail, was gutted and completely renovated.  Work included new waiting area and reception, open office landscape, private offices, conference rooms, work/copy room and storage area.  A kitchenette and two toilets were also added.  Boer Architects, Inc. coordinated all work provided by structural, plumbing, HVAC and electrical engineering consultants, and provided a full range of architectural services, including design, construction documents and construction administration services.  The project was delivered through the traditional design-bid-build delivery process, and was completed on time and on budget.

 Challenges included demolition of the existing jail cells to allow for new construction, maintaining security within the Safety Building and greater MC Courthouse Complex and not disturbing utility services in a building that had to remain occupied and functional during completion of this project.


GENERAL EXECUTIVE FACILITY #3 RENOVATION PROJECT, Madison, WI

Boer Architects, Inc. completed the Construction Phase and provided all architectural and interior design services for this 35,000 sf $3,100,000 office building alteration project.  The entire fourth floor of the GEF #3, comprising over 30,000 sf of office space, was redesigned including new open office landscape, private offices, conference rooms, resource/workrooms, copy rooms and storage areas.  Existing restrooms, shower rooms, exit stairs, and entrance doors were remodeled to comply with ADA.  Boer Architects, Inc. also coordinated all work provided by structural, plumbing, HVAC and electrical engineering consultants.  Services included design, construction document and construction administration services.  This project was delivered through the traditional design-bid-build delivery process.


FIREARMS RANGE ALTERATIONS,  Milwaukee,  WI 

Phase One of the project provided a new 15 lane firearms range.  Range equipment included new monorail target deployment/retrieval systems, target carrier systems, running man system, master range control computer with remote controls, inclined granular bullet traps and safety baffles and ceilings.  New fire sprinkler, lighting and exhaust filtration systems were designed.  New Ready Rooms and Staging Areas were also designed.  Phase Two provided a complete new ventilation and exhaust system.  Phase Three provided additional firing bay sidewall ballistic rubber and steel armor plating allowing for 180 degree weapons discharge.  This facility accommodates the Milwaukee Police Departments requirement that emphasize tactical training. 

Boer Architects, Inc. provided all architectural and interior design services for this $1,000,000 project.  We also coordinated all work provided by structural, range equipment, plumbing, HVAC and electrical engineering consultants.  Services included design, construction document and construction administration services.  The project was delivered through the traditional design-bid-build delivery process on time and on budget.  An existing 30 year old “qualification” firearms range located in the City of Milwaukee Safety Academy Building was completely demolished and replaced with a “tactical” state-of-the-art small arms and rifle range.  A multiphase project was planned in coordination with the City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works and the Milwaukee Police Department.