Project Description

  • Remington Nature Center, St. Joseph, Missouri, design by PWArchitects, Inc.
  • Located in the 100-year flood plain, the Remington Nature Center is raised on 12- to 13-foot piers and has flood proof doors on the lower level storage rooms.
  • From the exterior deck of the Remington Nature Center visitors can take in a view of the Missouri River or demonstration gardens near the riverwalk.
  • Upon entering the Remington Nature Center guests are greeted by a life-sized Mammoth and calf.
  • A river of carpet winds down the hallway, visually connecting the vast collection of taxidermy animals and other exhibits found throughout the Remington Nature Center.
  • A bank of windows in the Remington Nature Center overlook Roy's Branch creek which outlets to the Missouri River nearby.

Remington Nature Center

City of St. Joseph, MO

Location:
St. Joseph, Missouri

Project Type:
Nature Center, Education Facility

Size:
15,000 sq. ft.

Construction Cost:
$4.5 million

Completed:
April 2008

Project URL:
Remington Nature Center

Sustainable Design Highlights:

  • Orienting the landscape and building elements to take advantage of the site’s unique climate in order to maximize energy conservation
  • Use of regionally appropriate landscape and building materials
  • Use of ecologically responsible (renewable, recyclable, local, natural, environmentally sensitive) materials and techniques
  • Management of stormwater infiltration on-site
  • Increase light level efficiency and energy consumption.
  • Remington Nature Center, St. Joseph, Missouri, design by PWArchitects, Inc.
  • Located in the 100-year flood plain, the Remington Nature Center is raised on 12- to 13-foot piers and has flood proof doors on the lower level storage rooms.
  • From the exterior deck of the Remington Nature Center visitors can take in a view of the Missouri River or demonstration gardens near the riverwalk.
  • Upon entering the Remington Nature Center guests are greeted by a life-sized Mammoth and calf.
  • A river of carpet winds down the hallway, visually connecting the vast collection of taxidermy animals and other exhibits found throughout the Remington Nature Center.
  • A bank of windows in the Remington Nature Center overlook Roy's Branch creek which outlets to the Missouri River nearby.

Remington Nature Center

City of St. Joseph, MO

Location: St. Joseph, Missouri

Project Type: Nature Center, Education Facility

Size: 15,000 sq. ft.

Construction Cost: $4.5 million

Completed: April 2008

Project URL: Remington Nature Center

Sustainable Design Highlights:

  • Orienting the landscape and building elements to take advantage of the site’s unique climate in order to maximize energy conservation
  • Use of regionally appropriate landscape and building materials
  • Use of ecologically responsible (renewable, recyclable, local, natural, environmentally sensitive) materials and techniques
  • Management of stormwater infiltration on-site
  • Increase light level efficiency and energy consumption.