Setty prepared a design analysis report as part of the schematic redesign phase of the Silver Spring Town Square project. This report addressed design factors, design intent, and design calculations.
In accordance with the Montgomery County's Energy Program of Requirements, energy efficiency and low operating costs were important design goals for this project. Life Cycle Cost (LCC) analyses were conducted to compare various design options.
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We received an AIA Public Building of the Year 2011 award from AIA’s Maryland Chapter.
The existing Palisades is approximately 9,000 sf of space. It is anticipated to be a gut renovation and addition of approximately 17,000 sf of space. The project will be designed to achieve a minimum of LEED Gold certification. The team will be working with the DC Historic Preservation Office/The Historic Preservation Review Board as this property is eligible for listing in the DC Inventory of Historic Sites and the National Register of Historic Places.
DC Government Deanwood Community Center | MEP Design + Cooling Towers
+ Boilers | Washington, DC
The new Deanwood Recreation Center and Library is a 63,000 sf innovative joint-use facility that will feature educational, recreational, and athletic programs for all ages. Housed within the building is a child care center, dedicated senior space, a state-of-the-art indoor pool, gymnasium, a sound recording studio, and a public library, designed for LEED Gold Certification.
The building utilizes cooling towers and boilers as primary cooling and heating systems. These are coupled with water cooled heat pumps and roof top units to achieve the desired cooling, heating and ventilation load of this building.
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Turkey Thicket Recreation Ctr | Construction Administration + Peer Review
+ Design-Build | Washington, DC
Setty provided Construction Administration and Peer Review for this Design- Build project, consisting of a 32,375 sf recreation center facility with indoor olympic pool.
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SETTY’s services include MEP/FP design services for the new Eastfield Community Center. The project covers an area of 24,395 GSF community center consisting of a gymnasium for wrestling, short indoor soccer arena, a multi‐purpose auditorium / stage and various support spaces.
The project is expected to be sustainable and anticipate LEED Certification.
SETTY’s services include MEP/FP design for the transformation of former Kenilworth elementary school into a recreation center. The existing building’s refurbishment will include approximately 18,000 sf of renovated space, consisting of a new lobby/lounge area, a large multi-purpose space, fitness area, boxing area, locker rooms, men’s and women’s restrooms, senior and teen activity areas, kitchen and ADA accessibility upgrades. No base building HVAC upgrades are included to the area outside of the 18,000 sf. It is anticipated that the 18,000 sf space will have an independent HVAC system with power feeds from the 70,000 sf building service.
In addition, a new gymnasium with storage of approximately 9,300 sf and a new pool house with outdoor pool of approximately of 3,350 sf is included. The project is expected to be sustainable and anticipate a minimum of LEED-Gold certification.
SETTY provided MEP/FP engineering design services for the addition/renovation of North Grounds Recreation Center. The 30,000 sf addition encompasses a Central Plant that includes three Chillers of 150 Tons each, three Cooling Towers of 150 Tons each and three Boilers, each having a capacity of 2,000 MBH. The Chilled Water Plant includes Water-Cooled Centrifugal Chiller, Cooling Towers, Chilled Water Distribution and Condenser Water Distribution. We provided design for an aquatics facility consisting of a 25 meter eight-lane pool, whirlpool, sauna, multipurpose fitness rooms, and two squash courts. The 7,000 sf of existing space renovations includes racquetball courts, a lobby, a social gathering space and the replacement of two squash courts.
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The Chevy Chase Recreation Center is a historic facility in need of major renovations. This project is a rehabilitation of the existing recreation center to improve safety and respond to the needs of both the staff and the community. This redevelopment was responsive to the surrounding natural environment, existing Department of Parks & Recreations design standards, and the culture of the surrounding community.
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SETTY’s services include MEP/FP design for the New Marvin Gaye Recreation Center of approximately 15,000sf. The existing 2000 sf building shall be demolished and new recreation center shall be built. Scope of work includes site improvements and revitalization of the Marvin Gaye trail scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2016. A Minimum LEED-Gold is anticipated for the project.
The new recreation center shall include large community room, multi-purpose room, game room, media and reading room, senior room, fitness room, computer lab, toilets accessible from the outside of the building, exhibit space and support spaces (warming kitchen, toilet rooms and storage).