The Lawrence County Courthouse was designed by Cromwell founder Charles Thompson and built in 1900. After a few deacdes of neglect, the voters of Lawrence County voted to consolidate their two courtrooms into one courthouse and a new courthouse was designed and constructed in 1966. The current building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015. The roof was performed and it was determined that the roof was well beyond its usable life. Architectural design documents were provided to assist with the reroof.
The 12,000 SF, 4 story, First United Methodist of Church of Paragould was built in 1925. A Building Condition Assessment was performed to assist with the design of a classroom addition and renovation of the original building. The report included a detailed cost analysis as well as a Space Needs Program, and recommendations for replacement and demolition of existing building space. A Master Plan was also developed to plan for future growth after the expansion. Cromwell provided full design documents for architecture and engineering at every phase of the project and coordinated with the church to acquire the right general contractor to meet the specific needs of the project.
Hydrological studies are an important factor in the Masterplanning process. In order to plan for the long-term life of a site, it is essential to assess how the area will be affected by water. This hydrological study for the Arkansas State University assessed landscape master planning in Jonesboro, Marked Tree, and Newport for water related issues such as erosion, water resources, and watershed sustainability. This information was used for further development of master plans for the campuses.
Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas hired Cromwell to design a new office building for their Wynne, AR, branch. Full design services included site work for parking, walkways, and utility connections. The new building will be equipped with a training room, break area, offices, and storage space. Cromwell also provided Construction Administration Services to the contractor.
Cromwell assisted the Air Base Commissary in Misawa, Japan, with an architectural and refrigeration upgrades. Project details involved an assessment of the current facilities from foundation to roof, a site assessment, and all systems. The design team put together a charrette report for the Commissary to isolate the most important details of the project and assisted with implementation of the upgrades.
The Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in North Little Rock wanted to update the lighting systems in their B65 buildings to fixtures that were more energy efficient. Our energy services assisted the Hospital with developing a plan and implementation system, assisting with documentation to show that the new systems are in accordance with NEBB guidelines, complete functional testing, train the staff on the new systems, and provide a final commissioning report for the Hospital.
Sembach Youth Center provides recreational services and after school care for several military installations located in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The building was required to achieve LEED Silver with a minimum of 20 points awarded from the Water Efficiency and/or Energy and Atmosphere credits. All construction phases would need to be supervised to gain this designation. Cromwell was hired as a consultant to assist in this process. Responsibilities included the commissioning of the HVAC Systems and associated controls, lighting and controls, domestic hot water systems, renewable energy systems, water and energy measurement devices, along with fire protection and mass notification systems.
Cromwell designed a critical upgrade to the HVAC system in the Babin Business Center at University of Arkansas-Monticello. The work replaced all shut off valves with new modern ball valves at all the cooling and heating coils in the fan coil units throughout the building (446 units). The installation will improve control and maintenance of the units.
Cromwell was a consultant for HVAC services at a new waterways management center on the Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa, AL . The primary purpose of the management center is to provide an office building for the rangers. The entire facility is served by an underfloor air distribution system.
This project provides new space immediately adjacent to the Veteran's Affairs Emergency Department to allow for expansion. The new area increases the capacity of the Emergency department and increase is efficiency and throughput. The work createed 4 anti-ligature rooms, a sub-nurses’ station, family room, psychiatrist office, resident area, storage and work areas. Work also entails a remodel of the interior space to improve privacy, patient flow and functionality of the space.