VCU’s Basketball Development Center was designed to provide state-of-the-art facilities in one building for both its men’s and women’s basketball programs and to bolster its recruiting and player/team development efforts.
2RW teamed with the prime contractor, Barton Malow, to complete a significant portion of the engineering design during the pursuit of this design-build project. The team was subsequently hired to complete the project.
2RW provided the following services:
The principles of sustainable design guided every aspect of this project. Innovative building systems, storm water/wastewater management systems, and design strategies were promoted to the maximum extent possible to attain the goal of LEED Gold certification.
OWNER: Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
TIMEFRAME: 2014 – 2015
SIZE: 62,700 SF
COST: $25 million
2016 – Institutional Sports & Recreation Award, Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate
2016 – Award Winner, DBIA Hampton Roads
2016 – Honorable Mention, AIA Central Virginia
2016 – Best Project Award for Sports/Entertainment, ENR Mid-Atlantic Region