#WorksiteWednesday We are thankful for clear, blue skies at the Ridgeline High School site in Liberty Lake. It is a very active site, with crews working on all fields – baseball, football, and prepping the tennis courts for paving. This will be a premier sports complex for high schools in the Inland Northwest.
#ThrowbackThursday The Global Scholars Hall at Washington State University is a signature student residence with 133 dwelling units of varying types. Because of its location at the heart of an active campus, the project had some challenges associated with phasing, site boundaries, and student safety…
Introducing “Union Stadium” – the new sports arena serving Mead and Mt. Spokane high schools. This new stadium will serve as the location for football games and soccer matches, as well as a performance and practice field for the robust marching-band programs. Bernardo Wills Architects has provided landscape architecture services to ALSC Architects on this project.
Check out this construction progress at the North Bank Playground in Riverfront Park! LaRiviere is busy bringing the plans to life, alongside the ID Sculpture crews that are nearing completion on the hand-carved splash pad walls and climbing elements. The playground is scheduled for completion in early spring 2021.
The Spokesman-Review took a tour of the North Bank Playground site last week. Spokane Parks Garrett Jones explained the true purpose of the park – to provide an opportunity to learn about our region’s history through play, as well as the importance of investment in public spaces during these strange times: “We’re still making these community investments…during a time of crisis, the community need their public spaces. They need their parks.” Check out the full article for more.
Completed in June 2020, the new Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office will provide state-of-the-art forensic services to our region. Situated near the south edge of the University District, the project called for renovation and expansion of an existing building.
#ThrowbackThursday to the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Vancouver, Washington, designed for joint use by the U.S. Army Reserve and Washington Army National Guard. The 115,000 s.f. complex includes a 78,000 s.f. Headquarters Building, a 14,000 s.f. Organizational Maintenance Shop, a 23,000 s.f. Heated/Unheated Storage Building, and 40,000 s.f. surface for Deployable Medical Sets. Bernardo Wills Architects and Garco Construction worked collaboratively with the US Army Corps of Engineers, the US Army National Guard and the US Army Reserve in developing a refined design that met each of the end-users unique requirements while still remaining within the overall program budget.
#WorksiteWednesday The Mead School District Performing Arts and Athletic Complex is taking shape and will be completed this fall.
#WorksiteWednesday The North Bank Playground Site is taking shape. Aerial imagery shows the new roof on the picnic pavilion, the graded basketball courts, curbing around the playground, the concrete wall separating the playground and the skate park, the west wall of the O&M building going up and a very busy construction site. Rough grading and curbing at the parking lot has also been started.