Category Archives: December 2011

Sasaki–Project Portfolio

From our 2011 Project Portfolio: Sasaki Facility Name: University of Arizona Student Recreation Center Expansion City,State: Tucson, Ariz. Cost of Project: $22.7 million Type of Facility: Recreation Center Architectural Firm: Sasaki + M3 Status: Completed January 2010 Square Footage: 54,000 Number of Floors: 2 The student recreation center expansion includes a fitness center, outdoor adventures and multi-use activity court gymnasium. The facility’s transparent quality allows interior occupants to view activity outdoors, and vice versa, promoting recreational diversity. The building achieved … Continue reading

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ClearSpan–Project Portfolio

From our 2011 Project Portfolio: ClearSpan Fabric Structures Facility Name: Total Athletic Indoor Training Center City,State: Triadelphia, W.V. Type of Facility: Indoor Training Center Architectural Firm: ClearSpan Fabric Structures Status: Completed Square Footage: 15,840 Number of Floors: 1 Built to provide children and young adults with proper training at affordable prices, services at the indoor athletic center include instruction in basketball, baseball, and martial arts, as well as fitness and strength training. The openness of the building allows plenty of … Continue reading

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RenoSys Corp.–Project Portfolio

From our 2011 Project Portfolio: RenoSys Corporation Facility Name: San Juan Wellness Center City/State: Blanding, Utah Cost of project: $950,000 Type of Facility: Recreation/Swim Center Design/Build: RenoSys Corp. Status: Completed Square Footage: 8,800 Stainless-steel walled pool with PVC surfacing system includes a zero-depth activity area, lap area, dive well, lily walk area, and water slide. To see the full Project Portfolio, go to http://www.northstarpubs.com/articles/prb/2011-project-portfolio.

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FieldTurf–Project Portfolio

From our 2011 Project Portfolio: FieldTurf Facility Name: Pete Pallitto Field, Shellum Royal Field & Dwayne Harris Memorial Field City,State: Atlantic City, N.J. Cost of Project: $1.5 million Type of Facility: Artificial Turf Sports Fields Architectural Firm: Robert C. Preston, CLA, PP Status: Completed Square Footage: 196,000 Number of Floors: 2 City officials expressed an interest in increasing the quality and capacity of existing municipal athletic fields. In order to accomplish this, they converted the natural-turf grass facilities to FieldTurf … Continue reading

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This-N-That

Fashion Sense The men’s fashion article was quite unexpected, but I liked that (“Suit-able” Attire, PRB August, Ron Ciancutti). I grew up in California, where most guys wear the same clothes they cleaned out the garbage cans with to the fanciest restaurant. When I was hired for a job in N.Y., they told me I can’t dress like that and actually gave me some money to get some NY “duds.” Now I dress better and circumstance-appropriate. Robert Kravitz Altura Solutions … Continue reading

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