Pops Gas Station – Route 66 near Arcadia, OK
Pops is a gas station and soda shop along historic Route 66 at Westminster Road near Arcadia, Oklahoma. The gas station itself is a steel frame building using vertical trusses for the front and back glass walls. Stone and concrete masonry make up the side walls. Each truss wall has glass shelves for displaying pop bottles.
The main features of the 4500 sf gas station are the canopy over the gas pumps and the pop bottle near the highway. The canopy is made up of (4) 200 foot pipe frame trusses which span over the entire gas station and cover the fueling area, a cantilever of about 118 feet. The 65 foot pop bottle is made up of rolled channels around a 24 inch diameter ‘straw’.
Pops' famous bottle was fabricated in the steel fabricator's South Oklahoma City shop, then loaded on a truck and delivered to the site.
Moore Central Park Recreation Center - South Broadway, Moore Oklahoma
The Moore Park Recreation Center was built for the community. The facility consists of basketball courts, workout areas, an elevated track, and meeting rooms. The main building structure is a steel braced frame system with exposed clear span steel tube roof trusses. There are separate structures consisting of load bearing concrete masonry walls supporting wood roof trusses which house showers and pool equipment.
OU Rowing Facility - South of Blankenship Boulevard
The OU rowing facility is a mixed use facility. There is a 12,000 square foot portion for workout and practice, and 10,000 square feet of multi-sport storage. The practice area has a braced frame post and beam structure with laminated wood roof beams and tectum decking in the rowing tank portion. The storage area has tilt-up concrete walls with a pre-engineered metal building roof structure.
Aloft Hotel - 209 North Walnut Avenue, Oklahoma City
Aloft is a gorgeous 3-star hotel in the entertainment district that is Bricktown, Oklahoma City. The hotel is six stories tall with an approximate foot print of 23,000 square feet. There are four levels of guest rooms for which the structure consists of precast wall and floor panels, supported on a cast in place concrete platform structure. The top level is a post and beam structure housing hospitality and meeting areas.
John Rex Elementary School - 500 West Sheridan Avenue, Oklahoma City
John Rex is "a tuition-free public charter school" built to serve downtown Oklahoma City. The main classroom building is three stories and has a footprint of approximately 24,000 square feet. The structure is a steel frame utilizing bolted moment connections for lateral load resistance.
There is a separate 8,000 square foot gymnasium building that has load bearing concrete masonry unit walls.
The Devon Boathouse is a world class facility on the Oklahoma River that is home to the OKlahoma City University rowing team. This facility is a steel frame building that boasts a 2 story rowing tank bay and sweeping views of the Oklahoma River.
Chesapeake Finish Line Tower - Riversport Drive, Oklahoma City
The Oklahoma River, located near Oklahoma City is the home of world class crew races and Olympic time trials. The river's edge is dotted with new strucutres accomodating the crew teams and their equipment from near and far. The Chesapeake Energy Finish Line Tower is a cantilevered 4-level concrete and steel structure that houses race officials, and provides meeting space for teams and coaches as well as private events.
The Gaylord Collge of Journalism and Mass Communications building is located on the University of Oklahoma's sprawling Norman, Oklahoma campus. Gaylord Hall is named in honor of the Edward L. Gaylord family of Oklahoma City, whose gift made the structure possible. There are two structures; Phase I and Phase II. Phase I is comprised of steel moment frame with the contained studio constructed of concrete block with composite steel floor structure. Phase II is braced frame, also with composite steel floor structure.
This project was designed by Elliot and Associates as a spec office building. It is a 4-story 48,000 square foot, steel framed office building, housing the headquarters of the Kirkpatrick Oil Company, among others.
Chesapeake Energy Corporation's Building 15 - Chesapeake Corporate Campus, Oklahoma City, OK
Chesapeake Energy's Building 15 is a five story building with more than 250,000 square feet of office space. It is constructed of composite steel, both braced and moment frame, as well as concrete.
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