“Our goal is to provide an appropriate, well-designed, sustainable architectural solution on this very important site that meets all of the functional requirements of the program” says Howard Wertheimer, Director of Capital Planning and Space Management.
Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 04, 2011
Georgia Tech has selected Woolpert, a local design and engineering firm, to provide design services for additions and renovations to the Bill Moore Tennis Center at Georgia Tech.
“Our goal is to provide an appropriate, well-designed, sustainable architectural solution on this very important site that meets all of the functional requirements of the program” says Howard Wertheimer, Director of Capital Planning and Space Management at Georgia Tech.
The new Georgia Tech Tennis Center will include a new six-court indoor tennis facility, six outdoor competition courts with spectator seating, and four outdoor practice courts.
The indoor tennis building and team locker facilities will be designed to be energy efficient and the site design will preserve existing trees, reduce storm water runoff and incorporate low maintenance landscape. The Woolpert design team and Georgia Tech plan for the overall complex to achieve LEED Gold Certification under the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) sustainability program. The completed facility will not only be a best-of-class athletic facility, but also another environmentally sustainable facility on the Georgia Tech campus.
“Woolpert is proud to serve Georgia Tech as it continues its tradition of providing the highest quality facilities for its students and athletes,” said Eric Anderson, Woolpert project director. “We are also committed to developing a design that provides an exciting venue for Georgia Tech’s tennis team and its fans.”
The Bill Moore Tennis Center, along with the new expansion of the Alexander Memorial Coliseum, will create an impressive new gateway entrance to the Georgia Tech campus.
Woolpert’s design team includes Jacobs, providing civil engineering services; Newcomb & Boyd, providing mechanical and electrical engineering services; and associate architects, Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf, Architects.
Woolpert, ranked by Engineering News-Record as a top national design firm, provides professional engineering, architecture, planning, enterprise information management, water management, surveying, and photogrammetry and remote sensing services to clients in the public and private sectors. Founded in 1911, Woolpert’s innovative design approach and commitment to the creative application of technology have grown the firm into a leader in the consulting industry. With nearly 650 professionals in 22 offices located throughout the U.S., Woolpert’s collaborative and multidisciplinary approach is driven by great people, great clients and great projects. For more information on Woolpert, visit Woolpert’s website. To see how Woolpert has contributed to the advancement of the industry as the firm celebrates 100 years in business, visit the 100-year site. For insight on industry trends and emerging topics, visit our Thought Leaders blog.