John Wayne Birthplace Museum Addition
The Chicken Restaurant West Des Moines, IA
Completed Summer 2018
This building at the edge of town was originally a meat processing shop, then became a dive bar that remained vacant for years.
The task was to transform it into a country inspired restaurant and bar that would embrace its surroundings and take advantage of its proximity to the bike trails.
Total Area: 6,000 SF
Iowa Quilt Museum Winterset, IA
Completed and innagurated Summer 2016
This 130-year old building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The original hardwood floors, tin ceiling, woodwork was restored and repurposed. A new high efficiency HVAC system, new LED lighting and removal of a canvas awnings not original to the building maximize natural light and contribute to the energy efficiency of the space and preservation of quilts.
Total Area: 3,000 SF
John Wayne Birthplace Museum Winterset, IA
Completed and innagurated Summer 2015
The building was design to be highly energy efficient with Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) construction and a geothermal HVAC system.
Total Area: 6,100 SF