BCA Architects Ltd. and our entire design team from MWL, IMEG Corp. and Chamlin & Associates, along with Design Builder; Leopardo, is excited to be part of this legacy project for the City of Peru.
With site work slated to begin by June 1, 2020; BCA is looking forward to continuing to work with the City of Peru, Peru Police team members and all of the contractors to bring the City of Peru an efficient, safe and functional police station, located in the heart of Peru.
BCA Architects Ltd. has been working with the Reddick Mansion Association for a year in preparation for the exterior restoration project that is now underway at the mansion. The restoration project includes the restoration of all windows, balconies and the cornice which have deteriorated through the years since the mansion was originally constructed in 1856. Minor repair projects have taken place through the years that included painting and updates to the balcony balustrades. BCA is excited to be involved in the restoration of this historically significant building in downtown Ottawa.
After 30 years without a classroom addition Ottawa Township High School was in need of more classroom space for students, and with a change to a closed campus lunch program the old cafeteria, located in the basement, was no longer large enough to handle 1600 students.
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Achieved LEED Gold Certification Winner: 2010 Biennial AIA Distinguished Building Award for Sustainability Eastern Illinois Chapter AIA
When Potash Corporation wanted to create a multi-use facility to provide for local office, safe haven and sales training at its Marseilles plant, they called on BC&A Architects to design the 7400 sf state of the art facility. The final design includes private offices, a board room, and a large flexible conference room. When BC&A suggested LEED certification, they agreed that pursuit of LEED certification fit with the corporate commitment to sustainability.
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In an effort to improve the municipal water supply the the City of Ottawa commissioned a project to install a reverse-osmosis filtration system. To accommodate four 10’x25’x10’ filter racks, pumping equipment, chemical storage, and quality control laboratory, it was necessary to construct an addition to the existing water plant. The city administration required that the new addition blend with the existing structure which had served as an important architectural icon for the heavily traveled eastern entrance to Ottawa.
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