Project Description


The Ben Alexander Student Learning Center which was designed to offer a convenient “one-stop shopping” experience for students by providing registration, counseling, and financial aid services, as well as a bookstore, classrooms, and labs. The previously existing area was remodeled to provide additional student space, including an Internet cafe, theater, game room, and outdoor seating.

The project consisted of approximate 10,000 square feet of one-story renovation construction. Exterior walls are steel framing and masonry units. Interior finishes include gypsum board, terrazzo, tile, carpet and lay-in acoustical ceilings. Surrounding site work includes utilities, concrete and asphalt paving and landscaping.

Pettigrew & Associates provided complete preliminary and design engineering services including geotechnical investigation, site grading and drainage design, utility design, preliminary surveys for design as well as construction services including construction administration, geotechnical field observation, construction staking and construction materials testing.