Kurata Building Remodel - University of Kansas - Lawrence*

Scope of Work:

Convert existing wood-framed metal

building into a new office / laboratory

building for the University Environment,

Health & Safety Department


Project Description:

Selected by the State of Kansas, Daren

Carney provided complete design services

for the 22’ x 48’ addition and remodel of

this existing facility for a total of 6,683 s.f.

The building program includes: nine

private offices, thirteen workstations, a

conference / training room, a multi-use

training lab, Environment Health and

Safety (EHS) equipment lab, three

specialty labs designed to accommodate

the handling and processing of radioactive

materials and waste, and typical support

spaces. The existing building was taken

down to its original wood-framed structure

and repurposed with all new mechanical,

electrical, plumbing and telecommunications

systems. The exterior metal panel

walls and roofing were replaced incorporating

new window openings as well as

solar tube skylights.


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*Completed while employed by others

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