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Collegiate School Academic Commons

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Collegiate Academic Commons is a one-story, multi-use educational building, approximately 27,000 gross SF.  It is located to the east of the existing Hershey Auditorium and to the north of the existing Science Classroom building. The building is steel-framed, with tube-framed trusses, steel tube columns, beams and open web steel joists. It has an 8-sided tower element and sloped roof surfaces using over-framed light-gauge trusses.  Walls feature steel stud wall framing with masonry veneer, and aluminum framed storefront assemblies.  Interior functions include a Media Center, Café, Classrooms, Meeting Rooms and support spaces.   Design was developed as a Building Information Model (BIM) using Revit software. This is a LEED Silver Building. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Fisher House Locations

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] These projects provide no cost housing to military families while relatives are receiving treatment at Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Centers. Draper Aden Associates has provided site planning and engineering for the design services that typically relate to site layout, parking lot design, pavement design, stormwater management, utility design, special inspection services, structural engineering, survey and SUE, construction stakeout, and/or construction assistance. The locations of these projects include Delaware (Dover Air Force Base), Virginia (Fort Belvoir and McGuire Medical Center), Maryland (3 buildings at National Naval Medical Center), Utah (Salt Lake City), Alaska (Elmendorf Air Force Base), Florida (Gainesville), Tennessee (Murfreesboro), North Carolina (Fort Bragg), Pennsylvania (Pittsburg), Georgia (Augusta), California (Travis Air Force Base), Texas (Houston and San Antonio), and Washington (Tacoma, Joint Base Lewis-McChord). [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Richmond International Airport- Civil Engineering Firm Project

Richmond International Airport

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Over the years, Draper Aden Associates has provided numerous services for the Richmond International Airport. Services included structural engineering, survey, geotechnical engineering, stormwater and sanitary sewer mapping, construction stakeout, site planning and engineering, and subsurface exploration. Projects have included New Terminal Building, Arresting System Removal at Air National Guard (ANG), SIDA & AOA Security/Access Gates Upgrades, Richmond Commuter, Airport Receiving Warehouse, Central Plant Building, Hertz Administration Building and Car Wash, Alamo Car Rental Main Lot Renovation, ATCT and Base Building geotechnical investigation, Airport Runway 220 core drilling, and aviation hangars relocation, alterations, and additions. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Libbie Mill Office Building

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Draper Aden Associates provided structural engineering services for a 48,000 SF, 2-story building with 19,000 SF of retail occupancy at the first floor and 24,000 SF of office use above. The first floor features a breezeway “arcade” through the building, with storefront facing that space. The construction features structural steel framing, composite steel beams at the second floor and open web steel joists at the roof. Foundations are reinforced concrete spread footings. This project involved the collaborative use of Autodesk Revit on a design team’s Building Information Model (BIM). [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Puc Systems Operations Center (3)

Public Utility Company System Operations Center

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] This project was a fast-track, design-build facility on a 70-acre site in the Richmond area. This is a high security facility with a guard and screening station, secure parking areas, and loading facilities for deliveries and fuel supply for stand-by on-site power generation. The building had a footprint of just over 100,000 GSF and has redundant utility services. Also included was the four-laning of approximately 4,000 feet of an adjoining street and extensive water system improvements for the County.   Draper Aden performed surveying, structural engineering, site planning and engineering, construction stakeout, and selective construction inspections for a confidential control center. Preliminary services included the comprehensive site selection and due diligence process, evaluation of four individual parcels in two counties, preparation of due diligence studies with associated layouts, opinion of probable costs, assistance to the Public Utility Company (PUC) during the negotiations with the two counties over the two highest ranking...

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East End Theatre (4)

East End Theater Commercial Space and Apartments

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Draper Aden Associates helped to preserve a community landmark through work on the neglected East End Theater in Richmond’s historical Church Hill neighborhood. We handled the structural engineering needs for the renovation as well as the expansion.   Since no documentation was available for the building, Draper Aden Associates utilized new technology to create an interactive building information model (BIM) for the structure. This scanning technology was critical to the project because it showed that, although the roof was gone, the roof framing could still be used, saving the developer $100,000 and making the renovation more feasible.   The firm utilized self-supporting floors in order to create commercial space and two floors of apartments. Challenged by poor soil conditions and the need to maintain the existing shell of the theater, Draper Aden Associates solved a variety of issues using innovative solutions and returned the theater to a vital community asset. After completion, the...

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Stone Brewing Tap Room- Structural Design

Stone Brewing Company Brewery and Tap Room

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] In collaboration with Hourigan Construction, Draper Aden Associates provided the structural design and construction documents for a 200,000 SF brewery with 100,000 SF production facility and 100,000 SF distribution facility. Included within the production facility is approximately 10,000 SF of office/retail space on 2-stories and a 15,000 SF brewing mezzanine specifically designed to accommodate the conical tank openings. The building framing is standard steel construction consisting of steel columns, wide flange steel beam girders, and open web steel bar joists with steel beams at specific locations for support of equipment.   Additional structural design for Stone Brewing included design and details for the installation and bracing of the malt conveyor, pipe bridges for process piping, malt mezzanine, and attachment of the process tanks to the base plates on the brewing mezzanine. Other primary items required by Stone Brewing included the structural engineering design and details for the exterior tank farm which...

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