University of Memphis

University of Memphis Track Replacement

Location:  Memphis, Tennessee As the Prime Designer on the project for the University of Memphis Foundation, we designed an expanded track to provide the athletes with a certified NCAA regulation track. A total replacement was constructed from the ground up including a new surface.  ...
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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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