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South Denver Residence

 

17,000 sf residence of highly refined and contemporary design.

 

PT Ranch

 

14,000 sf  private residence with exposed glulams roof structure, laminated stainless steel columns, and exposed weathering steel shear walls.

 

The Glacier House

 

10,000 sf composite steel framed residence with expressed stainless steel structural features.

 

Butte House

 

10,000 sf private residence featuring structured terrace over interior space and covered porches and canopies.

 

Three Trees

 

15,000 sf composite steel framed residence featuring extensive use of insulated architectural concrete.

 

Folly Pointe Residence

 

Private Pool house and pool structure on the coast with exposed steel and a green roof. 

 

US Olympic Museum

 

50,000 sf museum

 

Jackson Center for the Arts Phase II

 

Phase II of a 160,000sf performing arts pavilion containing a state-of-the-art 500 seat theater, a new music center, rehearsal space, dressing rooms, set and costume shops

 

Jackson Center for the Arts Phase I

 

90,000 sf arts and education pavilion containing and dance studios, administration space, residential units and structured parking.

 

Wyoming Welcome Center

 

15,000 sf welcome center and offices over 11,500 sf basement constructed of steel framing, rammed earth and exposed architectural cast-in-place concrete walls and features large expanses of glazing.

 

National Renewable Energy Laboratories Research Support Facilities Building

 

Situated on the Golden, Colorado campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the 220,000 sf Research Support Facility is a showcase office building demonstrating that highly efficient, large scale buildings can be both aesthetically pleasing and cost-competitive.  The certified LEED-NC Platinum project is considered one of the most energy efficient buildings of its scale in the world and is on target to operate at a net-zero energy consumption annually.

 

One Steamboat Place

 

One Steamboat Place is mixed-use luxury residential and retail development at the base of Mount Werner, next to Steamboat Ski Company’s main gondola building. The 440,000 sf project includes 80 private residences, two-levels of below grade parking, retail and commercial space, restaurants, boutiques, fitness facilities and a spa.

 

Lost Creek Cabin

 

3,500 sf residence located in a high snow and seismic region.  The residence is located on private lands surrounded by Grand Teton National Park and features expansive views of the surrounding landscape. 

 

University of Colorado Kittredge Central Residence Hall and Commons

 

97,000 sf new residence hall featuring 265 beds adn a state of the art commons area including a full range of learning spaces as well as retail and lounge areas.

 

University of Colorado Kittredge West Residence Hall Renovation

 

74,000 sf renovation to the existing West residence hall

 

7/10 Split

 

Structural steel-framed commercial office building with KL&A providing structural design, steel detailing, steel fabrication and erection and construction management

 

Metro State Student Success Center

 

145,000 sf 4 story steel framed building featuring a 44 ft cantilever framed with 2 story steel veirendeel trusses.  LEED Gold BD+C

 

CSU Durrell Center

 

50,000sf remodel and 2,200sf addition to an existing student commons building including a new dining hall.  LEED Gold ID+C

 

Central Wyoming Health Sciences Center

 

53,000 sf steel framed health and science building with nursing and science laboratories with a large open lecture hall

 

Two Creeks Residence

 

7,700sf wood framed custom residence featuring exposed steel columns and trusses.

 

TAXI 2

 

The innovative 550-ft long "landscraper" combines 2-story loft living on the upper floors and retail/office on the lower.  The project is located in River North, Denver's newest emerging neighborhood.

 

Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library

 

This downtown Pueblo, Colorado project incorporates the reinforced concrete frame structure of the former library into a steel and exposed architectural concrete building.  Structural challenges included a 3-story bridge that spans Bates Lane, cantilevered monumental stairs, and the wafer thin cantilevered 45-ft trellis at the south end of the building.

 

St. Joseph's Hospital & Health Center

 

3 Buildings, Hospital is 74,000 sf, 1 story: MOB is 17,000 sf with the lower level being an outpatient surgery center: CUP is 10,000 sf utility building

 

Northern Colorado Medical Center Office, Building One

 

The 75,000 sf Medical office building is the second of five buildings Hensel Phelps Construction Company and the design team are working on as part of Greeley's Northern Colorado Medical Center Campus.  The building houses an urgent care center, pharmacy, imaging facility, blood draw unit and private medical offices.  In addition to the structural steel design, KL&A provided steel construction services including construction management, steel detailing, steel fabrication and steel erection.  

 

Manufacturing Facilities

 

625,000 sf of manufacturing space in five buildings with heavy overhead crane systems, numerous below grade structures and heavy design loads

 

16th Street Pedestrian Bridge

 

Pedestrian bridge spanning the South Platte River, designed and constructed of materials previously purchased by the City and County of Denver

 

Grand Timber Lodge at Peak 7

 

Five story condominium structure over two stories of underground parking.

 

Four Seasons Stairs

 

Custom steel stairs for the grand entrance and penthouse and the steel trellis for the pool side bar.

 

Crossroads Center at Prescott College

 

22,000 sf steel and timber framed sustainably designed project consisting of a library, classrooms, community meeting space and cafe.

 

Black Rack

 

Photo-voltaic array frame for a private residence

 

Mesa Del Sol Town Center

 

99,000 sf, mixed-use three story steel framed building featuring 60 ft curved curtain wall, exterior steel cantilevered monumental stair–LEED Silver.

 

Sky Ute Casino

 

Structural steel resort facility including a conference and events center, casino, bowling alley and an indoor water park.

 

Basalt Regional Library

 

21,000 sf public library featuring exposed structural steel, clerestories, and a 28 ft tall curtain wall – LEED BD+C Silver.

 

Stapleton Library

 

28,000 sf public library, featuring exposed glulam and steel framing, clerestory pop-up roofs, and custom curved glulam trusses- anticipated LEED Silver.

 

Animas Surgery Center and RiverGate Medical Campus

 

Built along the banks of the Animas River, the Rivergate Medical Campus and Animas Surgical Hospital will accommodate the premier health care facilities for the Four Corners region.

 

Colorado Plains Medical Center

 

This 68,000 sf project consists of new medical offices, a new emergency medical services entrance and a new lobby/administration area for the Fort Morgan Hospital.  Work also consisted of relocation and/or construction of MRI facilities and x-ray services.  The project was carefully scheduled to avoid interrupting day to day operations of the facility.  

 

Aspen Fire Protection District The Thrift Shop of Aspen

 

22,000 sf facility, consisting of four equipment bays, living areas, office space and retail space

 

Aspen Airport Business Center Fire Station

 

14,000 sf facility, consisting of six equipment bays, a bunk area and meeting space

 

Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District Headquarters

 

14,000 sf facility, consisting of training, meeting, office, museum, and storage space

 

Garfield County Justice Center

 

Two buildings totalling 34,000 sf housing a police station and a county courthouse

 

Breckenridge Riverwalk

 

11,000 sf replacement of fabric tent with a permanent shell structure with seating for 780

 

Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts

 

39,000 sf performing arts and convention center with a 522 seat theater and 13,000 sf of conference/convention space

 

Elk Camp Gondola

 

The on mountain restaurant is located at the top of the gondola and is the first phase of a building that will eventually be the base for outdoor sports and special events.  The building includes a 250 seat restaurant, 1,500 sf of skier services and conference space.  Anticpated LEED Gold.

 

Carbondale Recreation Center

 

11,000 sf sustainably designed recreation facility for the town of Carbondale.  LEED BD+C Platinum certified.

 

Brasada Resort

 

LEED certified resort including a LEED Gold sales office, golf clubhouse, golf pro shop, bed and breakfast, recreation center and a post office.

 

Crandall Building Remodel/Addition

 

The project consists of a 2,500 sf penthouse on the top of the historic Crandall Building.  The remodel/addition to the Crandall Building brought the 1970's building up to 21st century standards while keeping the essence of the building that was originally designed by artist and architect Thomas W. Benton.

 

Basalt Riverwalk

 

Three buildings totaling 45,000 sf surrounding a central courtyard with retail, office and residential space over a below grade parking structure.

 

Hotel Jerome Renovations

 

134,000 sf renovation to the Historic Hotel Jerome including 94 guestrooms, a new spa, restaurant, the Grand ballroom and meeting spaces.

 

Kent Denver Dining Hall

 

20,000 sf cafeteria building including re-use and renovation of 5,600 sf of an existing cafeteria - achieved LEED BD+C Platinum.

 

Georgia O’Keefe Elementary School

 

80,000 sf school featuring several cantilevered floor and roof areas, large two-story clerestory cafeteria, multiple roof planes and varied slopes, and several large canopies

 

Flame Flower

 

This towering 38 foot tall sculpture is the centerpiece to a hotel renovation in the Gaslamp District of San Diego.  The piece is composed of 316 stainless steel pipe and strips of 1/8 inch thick plate.  Stability of the petal element is gained through their form in a gentle bowl shape.

 

Trade Deficit (RiNo Shipping Containers)

 

Conventional shipping containers were deconstructed and reassembled to create a striking monument in the River North District of Denver.  The choice of materials reflects the manufacturing and shipping history of the RiNo area.

 

Calvary Church Addition

 

9,700 sf addition that architecturally and structurally connects the original historic church built in 1867 and the new church built in 1993. 

 

Mississippi Avenue Baptist Church

 

21,000 sf addition to existing building containing new church entry and worship center

 

Aspen Residence 1

 

7,000sf custom residence and 3,000sf guest house with exposed heavy timber trusses and framing with large expansive glass.

 

Question Mark

 

This piece punctuates the grand opening of the newly renovated main branch of the Madison Public Library.

 

Carbondale Library

 

13,000 sf public library featuring large open columns and significant architecturally exposed structural steel and cantilevers. 

 

Jeffco Open School

 

91,000 sf steel framed addition and renovation of an existing structure featuring a large two-story clerestory commons/cafeteria, many varying roof heights and clerestory window penetrations in roof steps.

 

Iridesent Cloud

 

Stainless steel tension structure spanning 60 feet over a public plaza at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  Supported by three hexagonal masts and a mesh of cables.  Each cloud is constructed of an apparently random, three dimensional web of stainless steel rods with several small acrylic prisms attached to the rods. 

 

The Bridge House

 

9,500 sf two story residence built on a sloping site.  The residence has a large span bridge connecting two wings covered by a large cantilevering roof with exposed glulam beams and steel trusses.  

 

Blacktooth Brewery

 

11,500 sf addition to existing brewery consisting of masonry walls and steel framing. Project includes support of numerous tanks, vaults, and silos.

 

Cheyenne Municipal Pool Expansion

 

Renovation of 16,000 sf existing pool house and 7,500 sf steel framed expansion.

 

Hawk Sculptures

 

Two 22 ft tall hawk sculptures and their foundations

 

Natrona County West Side Fire Station #3

 

17,200 sf metal building and maintenance pit.

 

Riverton Justice Center

 

17,000 sf circuit court building including court rooms, holding cells, offices, and sally port.

 

YES House Female Group Residence Facility

 

12,000 sf girls dormitory for troubled youth

 

Snake River House

 

9,000 sf single family  residence with approximately 60 tons of structural steel.

 

Byron Rogers

 

Tenant finish in Denver high rise building.

 

New Belgium Pilot Brewery

 

1,100 sf of modified slab area and structural partition within existing brewery space to create an isolated small batch brewery.

 

Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

 

Steel construction for the rebuilt visitor center campus including accessory structures, water/wastewater facilities, zipline and tram platforms, and architectural guardrails throughout.

 

Centennial School

 

60,000 sf K-12 public school, thermal and lighting efficiency was achieved by utilizing ICF concrete and CMU for the walls and wood and steel for the open roof framing; funded in part by the BEST program.

 

Equinox Sculpture

 

Equinox was not just engineered, but also fabricated and erected by KL&A, Inc.  In addition, Doug Rutledge of KL&A contributed to the artistic conception of the piece.  This sculpture in Loveland, Colorado is built from common structural steel shapes and highlights symbols from the region's past and present.

 

Red Mountain House

 

8,500 sf residence on steeply sloping site and including features such as cantilevered and insulated exposed architectural concrete walls.

 

Mercury Payment Systems

 

86,000 sf corporate headquarters. 400 tons of steel.

 

Fort Carson CAB Barracks

 

13th combat air brigade barracks.

 

Breckenridge Brewery

 

65,000 sf complex with three buildings including a brewhouse, production and bottling space, and a restaurant.

 

Avery Brewery

 

75.000 sf brewing facility with a structural floor at grade, tilt up concrete exterior walls, and a driven pile foundation system.

 

Morningstar at RidgeGate

 

Structural and miscellaneous steel.

 

Casper Family YMCA

 

36,500 sf single level recreation facility.

 

Breckenridge Grand Vacations Peak 8 (The Colorado Grand)

 

Seven story mountain timeshare built into the hillside at the base of Peak 8 in Breckenridge, Colorado.

 

Peak to Peak

 

Additions to three buildings on an existing school campus. Approximate added areas include 10,000 sf to an elementary/middle school, 7,100 sf to the high school, and an activity building with a gymnasium and cafeteria that added about 25,000 sf.

 

1401 Lawrence

 

Cast in place concrete tower with miscellaneous metals package.

 

The Colorado Health Foundation

 

3-story, office building with an underground parking Garage.

 

Pagosa Springs Medical Center

 

2-story, 25,000 sf medical office building attached to the existing hospital with a front entry and connector.

 

Gauge

 

5-story steel framed office building with a four level interior post-tensioned concrete parking garage.

 

Private Hangar (Blue Ocean Hangar)

 

25,000 sf hangar, with adjacent 13,000 sf 3 story office building. Hangar is a pre-engineered metal building, office space is conventional steel framing.

 

American Academy II Charter School

 

88,000 sf composite steel and steel joist framed building consisting of 2-story and 3-story classroom wings and 1-story gymnasium and cafeteria areas.

 

Arvada Hilton Garden Inn

 

85,000 sf hotel with four stories of wood framing over a post-tensioned concrete podium and a steel framed amenity and conference space at the lowest level.

 

Galvanize

 

Renovation of existing wood and masonry building, featuring a complete facade replacement and new steel framing supporting existing wood floor and roof framing.

 

Great Divide Brewery

 

30,000 sf production facility adjacent to a tasting room.

 

Kirkland Museum

 

40,000 sf museum

 

DPS Hampden Heights

 

80,000 sf K-8 school

 

Studio Como

 

Commercial renovation of 1957 masonry building in Rino District.

 

Pueblo Community College Fremont County Campus*

 

28,000 sf classroom building with 2 stories.

 

Shadow Array Sculpture at DIA

 

This large scale public art piece adorns the new light rail terminal at the south terminal redevelopment of the Denver International Airport.  The piece consists of a regular march of cantilevered logs along both embankments of the terminal approach.  Progressive changes in cantilever length lends a dynamic interest to the piece as passengers arrive by train.  Colorado beatle-kill logs are a primary source of material.

 

Renaissance School

 

38,000 sq ft secondary charter school with Classroom, Admin, Gym and Commons space.  Designed with no interior hallways, all classrooms are accessed through exterior courtyard with elevated deck.

 

Willow Grove

 

Telescoping bundles of pipes create a light-tipped steel forest along Broadway in Jackson, Wyoming.  Speed of installation was key to maintaining a tight budget.  To that end, concrete footings were precast at the artist's studio in Washington state prior to shipping to Wyoming.

 

Time Piece

 

This stainless steel arch with working street clocks marks the entry of the El Monte transit center outside of Los Angeles.  The cast aluminum clocks were given a steel pipe skeleton to withstand tension forces from the array of supporting cables.

 

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