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Methodist LeBonheur Hospital Germantown Women & Children’s Pavilion & Parking Garage

Location:  Germantown, Tennessee Architect:  TRO Jung|Brannen Burr & Cole had the opportunity to work on this significant addition and upgrade of the Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hosptal.   A new women’s and children’s center was incorporated into the design. This addition allowed for a new 24-bed neo-natal intensive care unit with private rooms to replace the old 16-bed ward set-up. Connected to the Pavilion is the recently completed Parking Deck which was also a part of our engineering scope.  This Parking Deck has three levels of parking for approximately 630 cars and is designed for a possible future fourth level. Also included in our scope was the structural engineering of approximately 100,000 SF of renovation within the existing facility.  This renovation expanded...
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Carrier Everest

Location:  Collierville, Tennessee This 330,000 SF fast track addition to the Carrier Plant in Collierville, TN increased the 480,000 SF facility to over 800,000 SF.  Essential to the project were teamwork and strong communication between all members.  As with many of our projects, this job required phased release of documents.  The team carefully tracked construction costs during design to provide within-budget results. The Carrier Everest addition allows the Collierville plant to increase air conditioner production to 2 million units per year.  This facility contains a new press area, coil shop, paint areas, other fabrication areas, and warehousing.  The scope of work included increasing the capacity of the existing chiller plant, plant electrical capacity, and natural gas service.  Also added were...
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Rhodes College Paul Barret, Jr. Library

Location:  Memphis, Tennessee Architect:  Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company This state of the art library is 136,000 SF located in the center of Rhodes College Campus.  It is surrounded by 100 acres of landscaping and buildings.  Paul Barret, Jr. Library is a technology hub containing a theater, complete media production facilities, and a teaching and learning center.  The 3 and 4 story library is designed to incorporate many quiet study spaces, areas for computer access, media production, and open areas where students and professors may work together.  The entire library is a completely wireless environment. Concrete and steel were used to allow for heavy loads at the stack areas.  Reinforced concrete was included to aid in meeting the seismic...
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