Clark Nexsen Architecture and Engineering

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Clark Nexsen is a premier architecture, engineering, interior design and planning firm that has been in continuous operation for 90 years.

With offices in Washington D.C - Norfolk, Alexandria, Richmond, and Roanoke, Virginia - Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, Clark Nexsen employs a staff of over 500 dedicated professionals with over 180 LEED Accredited Professionals.

The firm’s architecture, engineering, interior design and planning design teams specialize in government, college and university buildings, offices, commercial, healthcare, retail, food-service, recreational, and manufacturing.

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Clark Nexsen Architecture and Engineering

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION » Founded in 1920 – 90 Years of Continuous Service » Sophisticated Project Delivery System Combining BIM, Project Management and Quality Control » Top 140 National Design Firm as Ranked by ENR (Large Staff, Personal Attention) » Full Service Professional Firm » Project Experience Similar to this A/E Services Contract » Over 160 LEED® Accredited Professionals » Offices Strategically Located to Support Any Project » Utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Coordination and Quality Assurance
  2. 2. FULL SERVICE DESIGN FIRM » Architecture » Electrical Engineering » Waterfront Engineering » Design/Build Projects » Landscape Architecture » Mechanical Engineering » Telecommunications » Computer Imaging/CADD Engineering » Master Planning » Structural Engineering » Historic Properties » Transportation Engineering Applications and Research » Interior Design » Environmental Engineering » Facilities Management » Renderings, Models, » Civil Engineering » Fire Protection Engineering Computer/Video » Construction Administration Presentations
  3. 3. PRESENT WORKLOAD We Can Provide Multiple A&E Teams for Any Task Back Up for a Combined Staff of Over 530 includes: - Project Managers - Structural Engineers - Architects - Fire Protection Engineers - Interior Designers - Landscape Architects - Civil Engineers - Communication Engineers - Electrical Engineers - Planners - Mechanical Engineers - Commissioning Agents
  4. 4. BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING OWNERS » Building Information Modeling BUILDING (BIM) – an Integrated INFORMATION Workflow Built on BUILDERS MODELING ARCHITECTS Coordinated, Reliable Information About a Project From Design Through Construction and into Operations. STRUCTURAL MEP SYSTEMS ENGINEERS ENGINEERS
  5. 5. CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION » Designer Involvement Throughout Construction » IN ADDITION » Dedicated Construction Administration Team » Architecture and Engineering Managers » Assign a Field Construction Administrator to each Project » Track of RFI’s and Shop Drawings » Provide Shop Drawing Review » Provide Quality Assurance Plans, » Provide As-Built Documents
  6. 6. PROGRAMMING – PRE-PLANNING PROCESS » STEP ONE: Initial Meeting with the Client » ALTERNATIVES: » STEP TWO: Investigate - Based on Client and Stakeholder Input » STEP THREE: Determine Stakeholders » OPTIONS: » STEP FOUR: Programming Charrette - Planning and Design Options - Focused on Client Needs » STEP FIVE: User Break Out Sessions Break-Out - Consider Physical and Architectural Implications » STEP SIX: Itemize Spaces and Apply Square Footages » VISUALIZATION: » STEP SEVEN: Develop graphic representation of scale, - Sketches/Diagrams/Models/Site Plans adjacencies, and massing - Can all be Used in Combination
  7. 7. SPACE PLANNING & INTERIOR DESIGN » Block Planning & Adjacency Analysis » Functional Use of Space Planning » Interior Environment Image Design » Color, Material & Finish Selection » Casework & Custom Millwork Design » Furnishings Specification » Move Relocation Management » Existing Furnishing & Equipment Inventory
  8. 8. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING » Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC) » Humidification, Dehumidification » Digital Controls (DDCs) » Plumbing (water & waste) » Compressed Air (high & low pressure) » Interior & Exterior Steam Distribution » Life Cycle Cost Analysis » Energy Management » Building Commissioning
  9. 9. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING » Lighting, Energy Efficiency » Airfield Lighting » Power Distribution - Interior & Exterior - Power Quality Analysis » Special Systems - Uninterruptible Power Source - Emergency Generators » Communications
  10. 10. FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING » Fire Suppression Systems - Sprinkler Systems - Standpipe Systems - Clean Agent Systems » Fire Alarm Systems - Analog Addressable Type - Conventional Zoned Type - Campus or Network Fire Reporting » Life Safety - Means of Egress - Hazard Separation - Code Analysis
  11. 11. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING » Field Investigation » Structural System Design » Steel Structures » Concrete Structures » Timber Structures » Structural Evaluations » Structural Analysis » Structural Rehabilitation » Deterioration Modeling » Bridge Design & Inspection » Damage Assessment
  12. 12. CIVIL ENGINEERING » Site Development » Utilities Design/Relocation » Storm Water Management » Infrastructure Condition Assessments » Pavement Design & Rehabilitation » Field Inspections and Inventories » Environmental Assessments » Permitting
  13. 13. TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING » Roadway Design » Traffic Analysis & Studies » Traffic Signal Design » Travel Demand Modeling » Parking Consulting & Master Planning » Airfield Design » Hydrology & Hydraulics
  14. 14. LEED / SUSTAINABLE DESIGN » Clark Nexsen has 165 LEED accredited professionals in all disciplines p » Clark Nexsen’s Washington D.C. Office is Gold Certified » Created a Sustainable Design Department to Address our Client’s Needs » Connecting our Internal Sustainable Design Network to Outside g g Sources to Keep up on the Latest SD Practices » Developed Tools and Methods That Ensure a High Degree of Success » EPACT 2005—New Buildings Require a Minimum of 30% Greater Energy Efficiency Than ASHRAE 90.1 » EISA 2007—Best Management Practices and Low Impact Development (BMP’s and LID’s), Energy Efficiency and Conservation
  15. 15. LEED GOLD Certified, Commercial Interiors– Clark Nexsen’s Washington, D.C. Office , g , » Maximized Natural Daylight » Within a LEED Gold Certified Core and Shell » Direct line of sight to vision glazing Building » Construction materials contained high levels of: » Innovative Measures » Recycled content » Individual controls for lighting » Regional properties » 100% Green Power » Rapid renewable materials » Ergonomic Equipment & Education Program » Utilized low-emitting materials: » Employee walking tours of Sustainable » Adhesives and sealants Design projects » Paints and coatings » 95% Construction waste diversion » Carpets
  16. 16. CLARK NEXSEN MAKES A DIFFERENCE » Multi-Discipline Project Approach – All Disciplines In-House » Depth Of Resources - 530 Strong » Commitment Of Key Senior Personnel » Strong Central Management » High Level Of Quality Control » Multiple US Office Locations » Similar Project Experience – Over 90 Years » Can Mobilize And Provide Rapid Response » The Staff Are Ready To Start
  17. 17. 1331 L Street, NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005 202-461-3260 www.clarknexsen.com

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