South Dakota State University Wellness & Student Health Center Renovation and Expansion

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South Dakota State University Wellness & Student Health Center Renovation and Expansion


Project Description

The South Dakota State University Wellness & Student Health Center needed to be highly visible, accessible from different parts of the campus and provide ease of student circulation and movement. Mission accomplished, as the facility now serves as a centerpiece on the SDSU campus.

The newly expanded, two-level building blends seamlessly with an existing wellness center, as sleek and modern interior spaces take advantage of a color palette featuring blue, gold, dark brown and ivory. Warm wood finishes and stainless steel trim can be found throughout the interior. Many activity spaces are accented with nearby furniture and arranged to encourage small-group social interaction.

Heavy trellis structures, brick detailing and dramatic windows ground the building, with a significant emphasis on transparency. On every level and in every direction, patrons are drawn to the various activities within the building through floor-to-ceiling glass.

Project Details

Architect: EAPC Architects Engineers; Fargo, N.D.
Design/recreation Consultant: Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative; Denver, Colo.
Construction Cost: $10.4 million
Square Feet: 73,416
Occupancy: August 2008

Basketball Backboards/Supports: Aalco Manufacturing Co.

Basketball Backboards/Supports: Becker Arena Products Inc.

Climbing Walls: Entre Prises Climbing Walls

Divider Curtains: Aalco Manufacturing Co.

Elliptical Equipment: Life Fitness

Elliptical Equipment: Technogym USA Corp.

Elliptical Equipment: Precor Incorporated

Floor Finishes: Robbins Sports Surfaces

Flooring: Dal-Tile Corp.

Flooring, Aerobics: Robbins Sports Surfaces

Flooring, Fitness Center: Robbins Sports Surfaces

Free Weight Equipment: TKO Sports Group Inc.

Free Weight Equipment: Troy Barbell & Fitness

Group Cycling: Star Trac

Lighting: Holophane

Lockers: Hollman Inc.

Playground Equipment: No Fault Sport Group LLC

Rehabilitation/Testing Units: SCIFIT Systems Inc.

Rehabilitation/Testing Units: NuStep Inc.

Rehabilitation/Testing Units: Octane Fitness

Rowers: Concept2 CTS Inc.

Scoreboards/Timing Systems: Daktronics Inc.

Shower/Toilet Partitions: Accurate Partitions Corp.

Skylights: Major Industries

Stationary Bikes: Star Trac

Stationary Bikes: Vision Fitness Inc.

Stationary Bikes: Precor Incorporated

Strength Equipment: Star Trac

Strength Equipment: Technogym USA Corp.

Strength Equipment: Hammer Strength

Surfaces, Basketball: Robbins Sports Surfaces

Surfaces, Multipurpose: Robbins Sports Surfaces

Track: Robbins Sports Surfaces

Treadmills: Matrix Fitness Systems

Treadmills: Noramco Fitness

Treadmills: Life Fitness

Wall Padding: Aalco Manufacturing Co.