EAPC was first commissioned to provide limited schematic design services to the extent of preparing/reviewing functional and spatial programs, developing preliminary layouts and project budges for the facility.
EAPC was subsequently awarded the project that developed from the initial study.
The program included a 73,000 SF student wellness facility featuring a 3-court gymnasium with cross-court championship court, racquetball courts, climbing wall, elevated indoor walk/running track, cardio and weight areas, fitness floor, group exercise rooms, locker rooms, family locker room, expanded Division 1 varsity locker rooms and instruction facilities, conference rooms, and juice bar.
EAPC services included master planning, programming, code analysis, site development and parking, architecture, interior design, structural/civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, cost estimating and rendering.
Choice Health & Fitness Center is a 160,000 SF facility residing on a 17 acre site with approximately 440 spaces. Recreation facilities within the building include a 44,665 SF Tennis facility with observation deck, a 14,400 SF gymnasium housing two full-size basketball courts, and a 12,145 SF aquatics area, which houses a zero-depth entry pool with play features, a lazy river, a 3-lane lap pool, and two 25 foot waterslides, all totaling 6,792 SF of water surface area. Additional recreation space includes Open Fitness areas totaling 14,830 SF and four group exercise rooms ranging from 1092 SF to 1921 SF. Seven laps on the indoor running track at the Wellness Center totals one mile. Auxiliary spaces in the building include both male and female locker rooms, each of approximately 3500 SF with 200 lockers, a 4500 SF lobby featuring a deli, retail store, and two party rooms, and 1745 of dividable meeting space with storage and a kitchen. Choice Health & Fitness also includes 850 SF of space for the USDA, and 11,800 SF of space for Altru Health System.
The Williston State College Northwest Area Career and Technology Center is a new facility for WSC. EAPC was retained to provide architecture and engineering services by WSC because of our similar project experience across the state of North Dakota.
The $5 million, 34,750 SF building houses six programs including Welding, Building Trades, Transportation, Electronics, Multi-Media, and Sustainability and is located on the east edge of the campus. The facility consists of a 24,000 SF, high bay, pre-engineered steel building for Welding, Building Trades, and Transportation Labs. Attached to this preengineered structure is a 10,750 SF conventionally framed steel structure administration
and education wing.