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RDG Planning & Design
301 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50309-1718

Phone: (515) 288-3141
Toll-free: (800) 734-6766
Fax: (515) 288-8631

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The sports studio at RDG is focused on the planning & design of sustainable sports, recreation and wellness facilities across the nation. With several decades of specific experience in consulting, planning, and crafting these facilities we are regularly recognized for project achievement and design excellence. We diligently serve collegiate recreation, collegiate athletic, and community wellness patrons and clients, utilizing a complete range of both traditional and non-traditional services, including programming, design, feasibility analysis, need assessment, and master planning. Our collaborative professional services and disciplines of practice include architecture, landscape architecture, planning, interiors, art, graphics, media, lighting design, and engineering.

See projects from this firm that have been featured in the Architectural Showcase:

University of Minnesota – Athletes Village

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Athletes Village focuses on student athlete performance improvements on the field/court, in the classroom, and in life. The village includes a 66,000SF academic Center for Excellence, 67,000SF Basketball Practice Facility, 100,000SF Indoor Football Practice Facility, and 96,000SF Football Performance center. It is home for football and men’s/women’s basketball.

Cost: $126,500,000
SqFt: 329,000 SF

University of North Carolina at Greensboro – Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness

Greensboro, North Carolina

The facility is part of UNCG’s new Spartan Village, immediately south of the main campus. The three level building boasts a high transparency interior and provides five important categories of spaces: Gymnasia / Specialized Activity, Administration Office Suite, Personal Training Suite, Outdoor Adventures Suite, and Support Zone.

Cost: $69,800,000
SqFt: 216,000 SF

University of Oregon – Student Recreation Center Expansion & Renovation

Eugene, Oregon

The expansion project creates more space for recreation and academic programs. The new facility is a prime campus venue to celebrate recreational, social, and intellectual activities that positively contribute to the overall student experience. The new construction is an energy efficient structure with well controlled natural daylight. LEED Platinum certified.

Cost: $35,500,000
SqFt: Renovation: 40,000 sq ft, Addition: 110,000 sq ft

Wake Forest University – Sutton Center at Reynolds Gymnasium

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The Sutton Center is Phase I of the Reynolds Gym Renovation & Transformation. This expansion includes: two full sized gymnasiums, outdoor pursuits, two atriums filled with natural light, state of the art sound systems, digital signage and lounges. Phases 2 and 3 will be complete in 2017 and 2018, respectively.

Cost: Withheld per Owner’s Request
SqFt: Ph 1: 40,000 SF; Ph 2: 93,000 SF; Ph 3: 47,000 SF