The mission of Denver-based Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture is to design inspired, sustainable community architecture. Winners of more than 40 design awards, BRS has completed projects for more than 200 communities in 37 states.
BRS is acclaimed by clients and peers for its ability to work collaboratively with owners to accomplish visionary goals with cost effective solutions.
Over the last 37 years, BRS has honed a dynamic process that facilitates community involvement and streamlines project approval for new or renovated facilities.
BRS’ recreation expertise includes recreation centers, wellness facilities, fieldhouses, aquatic centers, park structures, ball fields, spas, resorts, clubhouses, senior centers, water parks, and recreation master plans.
For more information, visit the Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture website at www.brsarch.com.
See projects from this firm that have been featured in the Architectural Showcase:
Eagle View Adult Center
The new LEED® Gold certified, 18,000-square-foot Eagle View Adult Center features a computer lab, billiards and game room, multipurpose room with stage, commercial kitchen, classrooms and crafts studio. The future Phase 2 will provide recreation and fitness functions, while Phase 3 adds an aquatic element to the center. The project received a 2012 CPRA Columbine Award for New Facility Design.
Cost: $10.4 Million total - (estimated)
Huffhines Park and Breckinridge Park
The goal for Huffhines Park and Breckinridge Park was to upgrade facilities and renovate the dilapidated ball fields to a championship level of play. The lighted softball fields at Huffhines Park were given a long-overdue renovation, while the development of four baseball fields with grass infields at Breckinridge Park provided a program element that had been lacking in the city’s recreation program. Residents of Richardson are thrilled with the results!
Cost: Huffhines-$2.4 M/ Breckinridge-$2.5 M
SqFt: Huffhines - 23 acres/Breckinridge - 15.8 acres
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
The Salvation Army purchased the Kroc Suisun property, originally built as a city-owned recreation center, for conversion into a state-of-the-art reclamation gem. Planned and designed in association with GRA Architecture, the building includes a new 299-seat chapel/theater addition, 130-seat multipurpose event space, double-court gymnasium, natatorium and more. The project complies with the State of California Green Code for sustainable design and energy efficiency.
Cost: $14.2 Million
Morenci Community Center
In 2011, Freeport-McMoRan hired BRS to perform a feasibility study for a new community fitness center in Morenci, Arizona. As a result, Freeport-McMoRan agreed to move forward with a 55,000-square-foot community center that includes an outdoor lap pool, indoor leisure/recreational pool with waterslide, gymnasium, running track, weights and fitness, racquetball court, climbing wall, and coffee shop.
Cost: $15.5 Million (estimated)
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