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Luckett & Farley’s Media + Entertainment Group designed iHeartRadio’s new 12,000sf office/performance studio space at 32 6th Avenue in New York (the historic former home of AT&T). The space is office-heavy, with a lower proportion of workstations. The offices are arranged laterally with wall-to-wall glass. Office fronts are approximately 11’ high; most office fronts are [more...]
Luckett & Farley provided master planning and design services for a 48,664sf surgical center addition to the Taylor Regional Hospital. The building is designed to appear as a separate facility from the hospital to help with the easing of patient anxiety. This hospitality focus on the patient allows for individual pre- and post-op rooms that [more...]
Luckett and Farley provided architectural and engineering services for the renovation of and addition to the Shawnee Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library. The project calls for the creation of “an inspiring Community Gathering Place, a building welcoming to all age groups, a flexible and sustainable building,” and “a building that fosters creativity.” The [more...]
Luckett & Farley provided design services for Louisville Metro’s first green vegetative roof. On the Metro Development 444 South Fifth Street building, this project replaces the existing built up roof on an early 20th century building with an extensive low maintenance green roof utilizing 160 tons of gravel, planting medium, trees and over 10,000 indigenous [more...]
Luckett & Farley designed two net zero-energy houses, the first of its kind on any military installation. The LEED Platinum, four-bedroom 2,000sf, energy-free duplexes will generate as much electricity as they use over the course of a year. The design is based on a current Luckett & Farley duplex design and revised to incorporate energy-efficient amenities. Among [more...]
Luckett & Farley teamed with the Section 8a JV “TEM-David” to provide architectural and engineering design services for the design and construction of the Air Force Reserve Training Facility at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The facility serves as the new 927th Air Refueling Wing Headquarters and includes accommodations for the Communications Squadron and Services [more...]
Luckett & Farley provided the master plan and design for all phases of a four-phase project for the Kentucky National Guard’s Support Operations Group. Revit (BIM) software was utilized to develop a 3D building information model of the facility to describe and facilitate the architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical coordination of the design. Each phase [more...]
This project is the first task on an Indefinite Quantity/Indefinite Delivery (IDIQ) contract to provide consolidated battalion and brigade headquarters facilities for the Southwestern Region of the Sacramento District U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. This task order provides a Combat Aviation Brigade, Brigade Headquarters and Battalion Headquarters facility for Biggs Army Airfield in Ft. [more...]
Successful people, no matter their role on the corporate ladder, behave/think like entrepreneurs. Though it’s easy to be blinded by projects and thankless work tasks, the truth is: we all have the ability to bring tremendous value back to our companies by developing new approaches, ideas, & service offerings. That mindset is what will make existing companies survive, [more...]
In just about every trade and discipline of the construction industry today, you hear how pre-fabrication of components reaps schedule and financial dividends. Wood-framed construction , in general, has not benefited from very much from advancements in technology–that’s about to change… Science Daily recently reported on a German laboratory that is working on a non-liquid [more...]
Representatives from Louisville Distlling Company asked Luckett & Farley to submit a concept and proposal for a new microdistillery in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The facility was intended to be the new home to a rising star in the world of bourbon, called Angel’s Envy. The brand’s story to stardom is as good as the product itself. To manifest the story into [more...]
Thursday night was a big one for Materialuscious. It was our first in-house event featuring special invited guests, food, drinks and lots of new product innovations. The interior design staff of Luckett & Farley demonstrated how science and style are coming together in practical and sometimes unexpected ways to help keep facility maintenance to a [more...]
Is it the abundance of new products? The high design of new finish materials? Or is the connections made with other attendees? Whatever the reason for its popularity, NeoCon is a “must do” event for any interior designer seeking to the way we create spaces. It’s an immaculate city block of cool stuff, sure. But [more...]
This is part five in my blog series about the trends at NeoCon 2012. Other posts in this series can be found here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, & Part 4. Technology Technology advancements were probably the most exciting element of this year’s show. We saw new innovations across the board. New conferencing system software allows users [more...]
This is part four in my blog series about the trends at NeoCon 2012. Other posts in this series can be found here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, & Part 5. Dry Erase The 90’s have made a come-back! While dry erase surfaces were invented in the 1960’s, they weren’t heavily embraced by the public until the [more...]
What do you call a project involving a steam chamber, a web of structural steel, confined spaces, and zero time? Some might say that’s a nightmare; we call it an opportunity to implement new solutions. Luckett & Farley’s structural engineers were approached by its “raw-materials-producer” client to assist with installing new platforms and ladders for maintenance [more...]
Luckett & Farley provides design for healthcare renovation projects that often require a fair amount of medical equipment renovation. Each of these projects requires a physicist report from a service such as Daves & Kelly Inc. The report calculates safe placement of medical equipment in a room through analysis of a shielding diagram. In order to create an accurate [more...]
Hitch in the Giddy Up What do you mean there are no catch basins in the entire parking lot?! This predicament at the Ford Louisville Assembly Plant (LAP) was more than troubling to a Luckett & Farley engineer. It was puzzling. So then how does —? You mean all the rain just —? And so [more...]
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