The Visitor and Education Center, near the entrance to Clark County’s 2900-acre Wetlands Park, is an excellent example of appropriate and ecologically responsible architecture. A pier system and flood control berms ensure safety from flash floods by elevating the 30,000 square foot facility above the 100-year flood plain while preserving the natural vegetation.
Unveiled for the first time in its nationally televised debut during MTV’s 2007 Music Awards, the Pearl concert hall inside the 703-room Palms Casino Resort is about as cool as they come. The three-tier, crescent-shaped theater boasts 18 private and semi-private skyboxes, nine public bars, two VIP lounges, dressing rooms and backstage areas.
In 2003 the Mandalay Bay Convention Center opened its doors as the fifth largest convention facility in the United States, and the largest meeting facility located on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. Among its many offerings, the facility features:
• Nearly 1 million square feet of flexible exhibit space on two levels
In 2007, the Hard Rock Las Vegas decided to expand its already successful facility with the addition of two new hotel towers, a parking garage and an extension of the casino low rise. To accommodate the building expansion an existing open-flow channel on the south portion of the site had to be replaced with a mild reinforced, cast-in-place concrete box culvert that would link up with an existi
A bonanza of skiing and outdoor recreational activities awaits guests of the Grand Lodge at Brian Head. With over 100 guest rooms and suites, a rustic and elegant setting, this 100,000 square foot resort is a great place for pleasure seekers to enjoy fine dining, nightlife and relaxation.
The December 2002 Las Vegas opening marked the 21st U.S. store for the San Jose, California based electronics retailer. The approximately 155,000 square foot facility includes nearly 70,000 products ranging from televisions and computers to large appliances such as washers, dryers and refrigerators.
With limited site and schedule constraints, this 2.8 million square foot, multi-use facility provided many challenges and many more opportunities for creative, collaborative solutions by members of the design-build team. A unique combination of precast concrete and structural steel framing produced an economic design solution that could be erected quickly with a minimal construction lay down a
This unique aviation 185’x 84’ hanger facility combines a conventional hanger space with office and storage areas. Lochsa Engineering provided structural engineering design for the pre-manufactured steel building foundation with concrete composite mezzanine deck.