Rhodes College Catherine Burrow Refectory Expansion

Location: Memphis, Tennessee This project included a two-story, 18,000 SF addition and renovations to 38,000 SF of the existing building originally constructed between 1923 and 1986. The renovations included removal and replacement of a portion of existing roof to meet architectural requirements.  New openings were cut into existing concrete floor framing and walls as well as the infill of existing openings to accommodate new architectural and mechanical requirements. The addition was designed for SDC “D” and separated from the existing building.  The 1st story of the addition consists of a 9” flat plate second floor slab on concrete beams and columns with special reinforced concrete shear walls.  The roof consists of a steel deck on steel joists supported by steel...
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Marina at Pickwick Landing State Park

Location: Pickwick Dam, Hardin County, Tennessee Burr & Cole has over 20 years of experience in working on the Marina at Pickwick Landing State Park.  We were the prime designer for the Marina Master Plan almost 20 years ago.  Since that time, we have been involved in numerous projects at the Marina, including a Courtesy Dock.   Burr & Cole was the Prime Designer for this project that was the design and construction of a floating dock and anchorage system for a Courtesy Dock at the Pickwick Landing State Park Inn.  Our scope included approach walks and an ADA accessible ramp. Burr & Cole was the Prime Designer for a significant repair and upgrade to the Marina.  We provided design, bidding...
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University of Memphis Law School Relocation & Seismic Upgrade

Location:  Memphis, Tennessee Architect:  Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects (ANFA) / Fleming Architects Joint Venture The complete renovation of this historic building allowed the engineers at Burr & Cole Consulting Engineers, Inc. a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to access and evaluate major structural components and to apply state-of-the-art seismic analysis and strengthening measures. Though originally built in the early 1880s, over the years it featured a marble exterior, two clock towers on its north and south sides, four lofty-ceilinged courtrooms, brass window cages in the Post Office, hardwood paneling, stone fireplaces, hand-painted wood trim, and other magnificent architectural touches inside and out. Drawings for significant portions of the existing structure were not available. This made for a challenging project. Seismically weak conditions of...
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