Conferencing Center

Squaw Creek Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
College Thesis Project


4.5 m USD

Project Status:
Hypothetical Design Project

Project Description:
The main building was designed as a 14,000 sq. ft. conferenceing facility with multipurpose meeting rooms, lobby, kitchen, rest rooms, work areas, and outdoor viewing patios. The secondary building was designed as a 4,000 sq.. ft. complementary inspirational meeting room with lobby and rest rooms. The design highlights the following features: interactive dam and bridge, strong site integration, monumental spaces, earth berming, southern exposure, natural ventilation, geothermal utilizing adjacent manmade lake with heat pumps, and in-floor hydronic heating.