• Many Glacier Hotel at Glacier National Park, Montana

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Design-Bid-Build (DBB)

NPS Images of Visitor Center and Administration Facility: Early Concept Floor Plan (upper left), Construction (Historic Spring Hill Ranch in background) (upper right), "Green Roof" before Seeding (Historic Spring Hill Ranch in background) (lower left), "Green Roof" 1st Growing Season (lower right).

Visitor Center and Administration Facility: Early Concept Floor Plan (upper left), Construction (Historic Spring Hill Ranch in background) (upper right), "Green Roof" before Seeding (Historic Spring Hill Ranch in background) (lower left), "Green Roof" 1st Growing Season (lower right). NPS Images.

0.0 General

1.0 Predesign

2.0 Schematic Design

3.0 Design Development

4.0 Construction Documents

 

Visitor Center and Administration Facility, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Chase County, Kansas
This visitor facility provides travelers with information, orientation, and interpretation about Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve as well as comfort facilities and staff offices. The structure is designed as an earth sheltered structure to reduce visual impact and take advantage of the earth's insulation properties. The green vegetative roof reflects the culture and history of the past. Natural daylighting is provided by solar tubes and a courtyard.

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