Parking Garage No. 5 & Expansion

University of Kentucky

Parking Structure No. 5

Parking Structure No. 5



PROJECT PHOTOS


PROJECT DETAILS

Parking Structure No. 5 provides column-free parking on five levels. The function is a four-bay side-by-side single-threaded helix, with internal floors not exceeding 5-3/4” slope for user comfort and are used for both vertical circulation and parking.

Designed to be architecturally pleasing, the cast-in-place structure features a pedestrian bridge that connects to the neighboring University Administration building. The exterior is constructed with brick and limestone accents and has corbeled architrave and cornices reminiscent of other campus buildings. The stair/elevator towers are a prominent architectural feature with extensive glass that is highly illuminated to allow maximum passive security. The grade level pedestrian doors to the stair tower are made of aluminum and equipped with panic devices.

Garage access is restricted by control gates and card readers, and features pay-on-foot revenue collection, enabling patrons to pay for their parking on the way to their vehicles, thus providing quicker exiting time. There are entrances and exits on two sides to facilitate access to and from either direction via one-way streets. The entrance and exits are provided with higher levels of lighting to improve overall visibility.

Designed for expansion, the structural connections, additional foundation systems, and infrastructure was put in place during the construction of the original garage. The pre-cast concrete exterior was intentionally chosen so that the exterior could easily be relocated when expanded. Sherman Carter Barnhart worked with UK in preparing the bridging and design concept documents for the addition of two floors as well as the design services for the design/build team, which also included Carl Walker Parking, Inc. During the construction of the additional floors, the garage did remain open, and evaluation of functional issues was performed since the garage expanded by 50%.

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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.

Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.
They Aren't "Dorms" Anymore
Today’s college students embrace housing facilities that are lively, engaging, state-of-the-art, and sustainable.

Sherman Carter Barnhart's design solutions evaluate the entire campus and campus fabric to engage the residence hall with the university campus as a whole. Residence halls are not isolated but instead a key component to the campus. Residence halls are walkable, amenity-filled communities that more closely resemble a mixed-use apartment complex than what we once called a dormitory.
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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.  Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies. 
They Arent Dorms Anymore
Today’s college students embrace housing facilities that are lively, engaging, state-of-the-art, and sustainable.  Sherman Carter Barnharts design solutions evaluate the entire campus and campus fabric to engage the residence hall with the university campus as a whole. Residence halls are not isolated but instead a key component to the campus.  Residence halls are walkable, amenity-filled communities that more closely resemble a mixed-use apartment complex than what we once called a dormitory.

 

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When I describe what it was like living in Haggin Hall (the old one) in '78 .... Oliver (son who lived in Lewis Hall as a freshman and still as a sophomore) just looks at me weird .... he just can't imagine .... nice work SCB !

Wish I could be a student now!

With our extensive experience in the design of student housing, Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.

Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.

Fostering Privacy & Community
It's a balancing act. On one side the majority of freshmen coming to campus have never shared a bedroom. They want to choose how and when they socialize. On the other side, university and college officials know a sense of community must exist for students to succeed.

Our design solutions provide a balance. Student rooms feature private sleeping and study areas coupled with community eating and socializing spaces. To continue to foster a sense of community, each residence hall features kitchens, lounges and study spaces.

To learn more about our student housing designs click here: www.scbarchitects.com/category/projects/student-housing/
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With our extensive experience in the design of student housing,  Sherman Carter Barnhart knows creative design solutions will lead to better learning and a sense of community.  Over the next few days, we are going to highlight key design strategies.  Fostering Privacy & Community
Its a balancing act. On one side the majority of freshmen coming to campus have never shared a bedroom. They want to choose how and when they socialize. On the other side, university and college officials know a sense of community must exist for students to succeed.  Our design solutions provide a balance. Student rooms feature private sleeping and study areas coupled with community eating and socializing spaces. To continue to foster a sense of community, each residence hall features kitchens, lounges and study spaces.  To learn more about our student housing designs click here: https://www.scbarchitects.com/category/projects/student-housing/

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