Retnauer Baynes Associates

2017 Design Award Winner: Commercial Remodel

September 05, 2017

"The Restoration of the first-floor corridor alone deserves a prize." 

Retanuer Baynes Associates, Chesapeake, Va. 

Remodeler: Jeff Knowles

Architect: Thomas Retnauer

Photographer: Scot Wertz

While the original building featured a plaster ceiling applied to concrete floor decks, the team’s design—which includes modernized HVAC systems as well as a sprinkler system—required a new ceiling that wouldn’t compromise the existing beam structure, as is mandated for historical compliance. The team used a BIM system and clash detection to get it done. 

See the full list of winners here

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