In envisioning two new branch buildings in Fredericksburg, Texas, and in Shawnee, Oklahoma, First United Bank wanted structures that aligned with their sustainability initiative. Global architecture firm Gensler responded with an innovative design and building materials.
Among carpentry specialists in commercial construction, the distinction between casework and millwork resides in the custom-made nature of the latter. Although one would not say casework amounts to ‘making boxes,’ it is nevertheless the case that some recent innovative millwork projects have amplified the distinction between assembly line carpentry fixtures and custom-made ones. This article highlights two such projects.
The University of Denver’s (DU’s) Burwell Center for Career Achievement in Colorado has broken ground. The 2137-m2 (23,000-sf) building will house career and alumni programming with a focus on student career development, employer engagement, and alumni activities and events.