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Commercial
Government
High Security Facilities
Detention Facilities
Historic Preservation
Hospitality 
Programming / Standards Development 
Residential



Commercial  

• Arguelles Auto Sales      Gulfport, Mississippi.    (600 SF)
Project Mission:  Renovation of existing offices: remove existing tub shower and utilize excess space in bathroom for storage, remodel existing kitchen and convert into new office, remove existing storage closet to create waiting area and sales office.
Challenges: Minimal construction budget, tight time line, desire custom visual look, small amount of square footage to achieve program requirements.
Services Provided:  Space planning, construction documents, finish selections, construction administration, procurement, Art selection and procurement.
Value Added: Creative use of commercial furniture and finishes and custom art to create value.
http://www.arguellesautosales.com/

• Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems      Harahan, Louisiana    (3,940 SF)
Project Mission:  Renovation of existing office and warehouse.  Create updated, enlarged waiting area with product showcase, manager workstation, four sales workstations, conference room and coffee / vending area for visitors.
Challenges: Design direction from client requesting property owner to update leased space.
Services Provided:  Space planning
Value Added:
Provided space plan with modern conveniences within existing space

• Lake Vista United Methodist Church      New Orleans, Louisiana    (4,800 SF)
Project Mission: 
Enlarge raised dais over existing organ pit, relocate organ, reduce choir pews, allowing dais to be used for multiple functions.  Replace carpet after flooding, Update paint and stain finishes in sanctuary.  Remove sanctuary pews to provide more space around altar and door to fellowship hall.
Services Provided:  Space Planning, Finish Selections
Value Added:
Provided space planning suggestions that improved usability of existing architecture.  Provided technical expertise to ensure finish selections would be suitable for long term use.

• FireKeepers Casino
**     Battle Creek, Michigan.  (236,000 SF interior CDs, RFIs, Furniture and Art RFP/ RFIs, change order review and approval, construction $300 million).  2010 IIDA Delta Region re:Awards Award of Recognition for Hospitality Design.
  Judges comments: "Entry, Fire and Water concepts are strong in execution."  "Nice interpretation of the four elements, especially water at fine dining."

• La Posada de Santa Fe Resort and Spa **     Santa Fe, New Mexico.  (100,000 SF Design-build historic renovation.  Hotel guestrooms, restaurant, lounge, spa, administration offices, meeting rooms – field survey, as-built development, interior CDs and specifications, existing furniture inventory/ relocation)

• Gasmer Road Facility Office, Equilon/Shell Facilities **     Houston, Texas.  (8,000 SF space planning and interior CDs)

• Equilon/Shell Facilities Ongoing work orders **     Houston, Texas.  (misc SF space planning and interior CDs)

• Lodge at Vail **     Vail, Colorado.  (32,000 SF addition - hotel guestrooms and meeting rooms interior CDs)

• PTLA Training Center Interior Remodel **     Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico.  (3,100 SF remodeling and systems furniture reconfiguration – high security facility)

• ESA/TSE Interior Renovation **     Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico.  (1,600 SF systems furniture reconfiguration and remodel – high security facility)

• Los Alamos National Laboratories Facilities Ongoing Work Orders **     Los Alamos, New Mexico.  (misc SF remodeling and systems furniture reconfiguration – high security facility)


Government

• San Francisco Federal Building Relocation - Furniture Inventory **     (100,000 SF inventory , database, move plans).

• Nuclear Regulatory Commission **     Atlanta, Georgia.  (85,000 SF programming, prototypical furniture design standards guide).

• Department of Labor **     Tampa, Florida.  (10,000 SF for four divisions - programming, space planning and production of interior design intent / development documents [programming to DIDs]).

• US Bankruptcy Court Relocation **     Grand Rapids, Michigan.  (55,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• US District and Bankruptcy Court Relocation **     Terre Haute, Indiana.  (14,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• Internal Revenue Service **     Phoenix, Arizona.  (130,000 SF programming to DIDs, construction $90 million)

• Department of Homeland Security **     Atlanta, Georgia.  (45,000 SF programming to DIDs, finish selections, $21.7 m).

• Health and Human Services **     Miami, Florida.  (30,300 SF programming to DIDs)

• Health and Humans Services National Signage Standards Development **     (national standards development)

• Foley Federal Building Renovation **     Las Vegas, Nevada. (150,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• Department of Homeland Security **     Seattle, Washington.  (154,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• GSA PBS Southeast Sunbelt Region Headquarters **     Atlanta, Georgia.  (60,000 SF programming to DIDs and finish selections).

• Federal Acquisition Service Regional Director **     San Francisco, California.  (1,500 SF furniture and finish selection and specification)

• Phoenix Federal Building Renovation **     Phoenix, Arizona. (100,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• Department of Labor – EBSA **     Chicago, Illinois.  (13,500 SF programming to DIDs)

 

High Security Facilities

• Los Alamos National Laboratories Facilities Ongoing Work Orders **     Los Alamos, New Mexico.  (misc SF remodeling and systems furniture reconfiguration – high security facility)

• PTLA Training Center Interior Remodel **     Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico.  (3,100 SF remodeling and systems furniture reconfiguration – high security facility)

• ESA/TSE Interior Renovation **     Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico.  (1,600 SF systems furniture reconfiguration and remodel – high security facility)

 

Detention Facilities

• Department of Homeland Security **     Atlanta, Georgia.  (45,000 SF programming to DIDs, finish selections, $21.7 m).

• Department of Homeland Security **     Seattle, Washington.  (154,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• US Bankruptcy Court Relocation **     Grand Rapids, Michigan.  (55,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• US District and Bankruptcy Court Relocation **     Terre Haute, Indiana.  (14,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• Foley Federal Building Renovation **     Las Vegas, Nevada. (150,000 SF programming to DIDs)

 

Historic Preservation

• La Posada de Santa Fe Resort and Spa **     Santa Fe, New Mexico.  (100,000 SF Design-build historic renovation.  Hotel guestrooms, restaurant, lounge, spa, administration offices, meeting rooms – field survey, as-built development, interior CDs and specifications, existing furniture inventory/ relocation)

 

Hospitality

• FireKeepers Casino **     Battle Creek, Michigan.  (236,000 SF interior CDs, RFIs, Furniture and Art RFP/ RFIs, change order review and approval, construction $300 million).  2010 IIDA Delta Region re:Awards Award of Recognition for Hospitality Design
.  Judges comments: "Entry, Fire and Water concepts are strong in execution."  "Nice interpretation of the four elements, especially water at fine dining."

• La Posada de Santa Fe Resort and Spa **     Santa Fe, New Mexico.  (100,000 SF Design-build historic renovation.  Hotel guestrooms, restaurant, lounge, spa, administration offices, meeting rooms – field survey, as-built development, interior CDs and specifications, existing furniture inventory/ relocation)

• Lodge at Vail **     Vail, Colorado.  (32,000 SF addition - hotel guestrooms and meeting rooms interior CDs)

 

Programming / Standards Development

• San Francisco Federal Building Relocation - Furniture Inventory **     (100,000 SF inventory , database, move plans).

• Nuclear Regulatory Commission **     Atlanta, Georgia.  (85,000 SF programming, prototypical furniture design standards guide).

• Department of Labor **     Tampa, Florida.  (10,000 SF for four divisions - programming, space planning and production of interior design intent / development documents [programming to DIDs]).

• US Bankruptcy Court Relocation **     Grand Rapids, Michigan.  (55,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• US District and Bankruptcy Court Relocation **     Terre Haute, Indiana.  (14,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• Internal Revenue Service **     Phoenix, Arizona.  (130,000 SF programming to DIDs, construction $90 million)

• Department of Homeland Security **     Atlanta, Georgia.  (45,000 SF programming to DIDs, finish selections, $21.7 m).

• Health and Human Services **     Miami, Florida.  (30,300 SF programming to DIDs)

• Health and Humans Services National Signage Standards Development **     (national standards development)

• Foley Federal Building Renovation **     Las Vegas, Nevada. (150,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• Department of Homeland Security **     Seattle, Washington.  (154,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• GSA PBS Southeast Sunbelt Region Headquarters **     Atlanta, Georgia.  (60,000 SF programming to DIDs and finish selections).

• Phoenix Federal Building Renovation **     Phoenix, Arizona. (100,000 SF programming to DIDs)

• Department of Labor – EBSA **     Chicago, Illinois.  (13,500 SF programming to DIDs)

 

Residential


• Myers Eggleston Family Room      New Orleans, Louisiana.    (350 SF)
Project Mission: Update family room to remove dated paneling, add custom cabinetry, improve lighting and create display area.
Challenges: Achieve functional use of space with minimal renovation.  The new design was developed around the existing slate floors so minimal patching was required.
Services Provided:  space planning, design development, construction documentation, finish selections, construction administration, procurement
Value Added: Created gallery area to highlight their collection of travel object which visually screens the family room from the front entry.  Enlarged the shared family office and added bookcases.  Enlarged the hall closet with convenient adjustable storage.  Provided space plan with modern conveniences within traditional space. Improved acoustic separation between family room and bedrooms.
Video: Here is a link to a video showing the family room before and after the renovation
www.facebook.com/Elemental.Design.LLC#!/video/video.php

• Lane Street Residence      New Orleans, Louisiana.    (3,200 SF)
Project Mission: 
Design of new energy efficient raised 4 bed / 3 bath / 2 half bath / 4 car garage home.
Challenges: Minimal construction budget and desire for custom visual look.
Services Provided:  Space planning, design intent documents, finish selections.
Value Added:  Creative use of commercial modular cabinetry and finishes to create value.  Home office space can be accessed from exterior door.  Home designed to be fully accessible with appropriate clearances.

• Seifert Residence       New Orleans, Louisiana.   (550 SF)
Project Mission: Select finishes for renovation in progress by Do-It-Yourself Homeowners(field and accent wall paint, flooring, wood trim locations and light fixture locations).
Services Provided:  Construction Finish selection, furniture planning

• Labiche Residence      New Orleans, Louisiana.    (1,200 SF)
Project Mission:  Renovate rental unit of duplex from 2 bed / 1 bath to 3 bed / 1.5 bath
Challenges: 
Minimal budget, retain existing exterior
Services Provided:  Space planning, finish selections for do-it-yourself homeowner.
Value Added:  Provided space plan with modern conveniences within traditional shell


• General Haig Residence      New Orleans, Louisiana.  (2,000 SF Furniture Planning)
Project Mission:  Furniture layout in rental house
Challenges: Utilize large 2 car garage for 2 bedrooms and dressing area, add home office
Services Provided:  furniture planning
Value Added: Space planning experience was able to work with unusual existing conditions

• Taylor Residence **         New Orleans, Louisiana.  (1,500 SF Renovation)

• Juneau Lane Residence        Houston, Texas.  (3,000 SF Renovation)


** Work Performed at a previous firm