Slideshow of photographs taken of the interior demolition/renovation of Switzler Hall at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
The J.W. “Blind” Boone Residence is a significant part of Columbia’s history. The recognition of this building lies not only in the memory of the native Missouri artist, pianist, and philanthropist John William Boone, but also in the history of the African-American community in Columbia.
The design for the addition to the Turner Avenue Parking Garage at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri compliments the existing structure and adjacent building such as the Alumni Center.
The renovation of Switzler Hall at the University of Missouri involved gutting the interior of the 20,759 gross square foot, four-level brick building and using a unique shoring system to support the exterior walls of the building from the inside while simultaneously reconstructing the building’s interior.
PWA worked with the State of Missouri, roofing consultants and roofing contractors to complete the roofing replacement and parapet restoration project on the Missouri State Capitol Building.
Civic/Government, Principal: Erik Miller, Project Manager: Shannen Imsland, Renovation/Restoration, Public Safety
In 2007 the Holts Summit Fire Protection District enlisted PWA to develop an addition to and renovate the existing 3,800 square foot structure completed in 1990.
The Audrain County Historical Society believed it was essential to communicate the history record of the industry in the county and contacted PWA about designing an addition to their existing building that would serve as a Fire Brick Museum.
Formerly a part of the Kemper Military School, the historic 54,000 square foot Johnston Field House is currently home to the Boonslick Heartland YMCA and contains a cardio theater, weight room, aerobics room, 25-yard indoor pool, indoor batting cage, office space and 3 basketball courts.
The renovation of the interior and the design for accessibility of this historic building, the former residence of the Chancellor of the University of Missouri–Columbia, included a new elevator tower to match the existing building.
Working closely with City of Rolla staff, PWA and their consultants developed a plan to renovate the existing 21,600 square foot city hall, originally constructed in 1948. The design for the new city hall added 6,900 square feet to the four-story masonry building.
To give the historic Rolla Building new life, the entire interior was gutted, down to the basement floor. Entire floors were removed, some raised or lowered to make room for the technologies and safety codes of today.
Boone Electric, founded in 1936, has experienced phenomenal growth along with the area it serves. To accommodate this growth, the vehicle maintenance facility addition nearly doubled the existing office area, as well as the vehicle maintenance service facility. Furthermore, all areas were brought up to code, including ADA.