College Planning & Management

OCT 2012

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served as the project management team for what has been described as "one of the elite football facilities in the entire country." The Butts-Mehre expansion was designed specifi cally for the football program at an estimated cost of $39.5M. The original 81,000-sq.-ft. Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall facility was dedicated in the spring of 1987 and was named after two of the Universi- ty's most famous football coaches, Wallace Butts and Harry Mehre. Approximately 61,000 sq. ft. of this original building were renovated in several phases once the 35,000-sq.-ft. expansion was completed. The original facility serves as the headquarters for the University of Georgia Athletic Association. The Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall and Sports Museum houses memorabilia, touch-screen displays, and video highlights of the long and proud heri- Features • A multipurpose room with syn- thetic turf that refl ects a 20-yard by 60-yard indoor practice fi eld while affording coaches and players more fl exibility with practice schedules. This same space provides banquet seating for approximately 500 guests. • Football team segment and position meeting rooms with state-of-the-art technology. • A 12,000-sq.-ft. strength and con- ditioning area with new equipment. • A 8,500-sq.-ft. athletic training area that includes four therapy pools, an x-ray area, and two physician examination rooms. • New football coaches' offi ces, including dedicated conference rooms and a video-editing suite. • A 1,900-sq.-ft. student athlete lounge, including televisions, game stations, recliners, sofas, and home- theatre style seating. • A new connection to the third-fl oor museum with an expanded second- fl oor trophies and awards display area. • Graphics throughout the facility focusing on Georgia's academic and athletic success. 1.800.368.2573 (USA & Canada) | Maryland, USA | We design, engineer and manufacture long-lasting, ergonomic and attractive site furnishings. PT-2 Tables, S-42 Litter Receptacles, London, England. tage of Georgia athletics. Exhibits include the 1980 National Championship football trophy and Heisman trophies won by Frank Sinkwich and Herschel Walker, as well as items from the 1996 Olympics competition in Athens, and updates of current happen- ings in all University athletics. Planning, Programming, Procurement The programming and procurement of approximately $1.2M of moveable furniture, fi xtures, and equipment (FF&E) delivery and installation (excluding audio/ visual, graphics, athletic training equip- DESIGN for COMMUNITY OCTOBER 2012 / COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT 57

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