Chandler-Gilbert CC Ironwood Hall
Delivery Process: Construction Management-at-Risk
Construction Type: New Construction
Total Square Footage: 62,950 SF
New construction, ground-up classroom and science building. Total area under roof is 62,950 SF. The project included 10 large general classrooms, 12 medium general classrooms, 42 faculty offices, 2 engineering labs, chemistry labs, 2 physics labs, 2 geology labs, tiered 78 seat lecture hall, 1 non-tiered lecture hall, and ceramic studio.
The building serves as a “signature” building for the Campus’s north entrance. The unique design with its various indoor-outdoor spaces, including several outdoor study areas, coffee bar and interior study nooks serves as an extension of the traditional classroom and creates opportunities for students to gather and collaborate in non-conventional, contemporary settings.
The building has won 8 awards: 2010 AZ Real Estate & Development Honorable Mention for Best Educational Project; 2010 ICF Builder Awards Winner: Heavy Commercial; 2008 AIA Western Mountain Region Unbuilt Merit Award; Gold Medal Building of America Award; Architecture Design Awards category for best use of Smooth Metal Wall Panels; 2010 Valley Forward Honorable Mention; AIA 2011 Western Mountain Region Conference Honor Award in the Built Category; AIA 2011 Western Mountain Region Conference Honor Award in the Built Category. This project also achieved LEED® Gold certification.