Project: Mid-South Community College Renewable Energy Center
Location: West Memphis, AR
Architect: PKM Architects
A 30,000 SF facility for bio-diesel research, diesel equipment and engine testing, diesel technology and truck maintenance. Project features a state-of-the-art system for vehicle exhaust removal. A geothermal mechanical system will employ a heated slab and spot-cooling technologies. It is a LEED Silver designated project.
Project: Arkansas Support Network Headquarters
Location: Springdale, Arkansas
Architect: Allison Architects
This new 10,000 square foot facility is designed to be universally accessible to people of varying abilities and highly energy efficient. The project achieved LEED Certified level. This building is one of few which combine the principles of universal design with that of green building design. The building has doubled Arkansas Support Network’s space and allows their agency the freedom and flexibility to serve more people and add service programs when needed. In addition, they host various events and activities onsite for those they serve and their families, such as, support groups as well as long and short-term planning sessions.
Project: Biobased Systems New Office & Laboratory Building
Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Architect: Mobley Architects, Inc.
This building was completed in the fall of 2008. The building is a 29,978 square foot, two story, steel frame office and laboratory building. The facility includes one lab for research and development and one for quality control. The laboratories feature specialized lab equipment, HVAC systems, and flooring. The project is registered with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) with a Silver rating.
Project: Caldwell Toyota
Location: Conway, Arkansas
Architect: Black, Corley, Owens & Hughes, PA
This 34,000 square foot state-of-the art car dealership is the first LEED dealership in Arkansas and only the fourth LEED certified Automobile Dealership in the World! Currently, there are only three Gold Certified LEED dealerships in the world.
Because of Toyota's detailed sustainability initiatives, this new facility will use significantly less energy and capture and reuse 70% of their water consumption. This dealership includes a sales area, new car delivery, car wash, a complete service center, and waiting area, as well as a lounge and showroom.
Project: Fayetteville District Courts & Prosecutors Office
Location: Fayetteville, AR
Architect: Wilson Estes Police Architects
Demolition of the existing Police and Courts Building was completed before this new courts facility emerged from the ground. The new 15,000SF Courts Building contains offices, clerical areas, temporary detention facilities, and a new courtroom. This one-story brick building is the City’s flagship LEED project and it attained LEED Silver Certification through the implementation of sustainable design and building practices. Completed December 2009.
Project: Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Architect: Taggart Foster Currence Gray Architects
Kinco served as the construction manager/general contractor for the 50,000 square foot building to house the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute located on the Pulaski Technical College South Campus. The facility includes large commercial kitchens, culinary training areas, café, banquet areas, lab space, hospitality training areas, classrooms and administrative offices. The project utilized Building Information Modeling (BIM) and was designed to achieve LEED certification.
Project: University of Arkansas Hotz Hall
Location: Fayetteville, AR
Architect: SCM Architects
This 9-story facility was originally constructed in the 1960’s. It encompasses approximately 95,000 square feet. The project included extensive demolition. New windows were installed along with new mechanical and electrical systems. The project goal of maintaining the historic fabric of the original design while incorporating new features that will be attractive to the 21st century student was achieved. The residence hall was renovated to achieve a more open and welcoming lobby floor through the use of glazing and wall revisions. Each floor’s common areas have become more open to foster student events and gatherings. Additionally, small “niche” areas were created throughout the residence hall to encourage relation and study areas. Project is was designed to achieve LEED Silver equivalent.
Project: Phi Delta Theta Renovation
Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Architect: Yeary Lindsey Architects
Renovation to this two story brick building includes many updates and additions. Located on the campus of the University of Arkansas this renovation included a new dining hall, added stairwell, completely updated kitchen, grand entry portico, and new bedroom furnishings are just a few of the improvements that brought both form and function to this fraternity house. New finishes are included throughout the house along with new doors, windows and operable shutters. The exterior brickwork of the historic building was cleaned and repaired. New roofing, gutters, plumbing, HVAC, electrical systems were also installed. This project was LEED Silver equivalent through sustainable design and building practices. Renovations on this 20,000SF building were completed in the summer of 2009 prior to the start of the school year.
Project: Garver Engineers Office Building
Location: North Little Rock, Arkansas
Architect: SCM Architects, P.A.
This new 33,000 square foot office building located in the Northshore Business Park acheived LEED Silver certification. The facility has a conventional steel frame with composite deck and concrete floors. The exterior features metal panels, brick, and stone. The roof combines metal roof panels and a built up roofing system. The interior includes high-end finishes along with a raised floor and open floor plans.