Whole Barracks Renewal

Whole Barracks Renewal

Start Date: 10/01/2004
Completion Date: 07/01/2006
Owner: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: Ft. Wainwright, AK
Architects: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Project Manager: Carl Swanson

This US Corps of Engineers project consists of adding a 4,929 square meters (53,055 sq ft) apartment wing to existing barracks structure. Sitework improvements include new roads and drives; anti-terrorism site protection measures; landscape improvements; and recreational activity areas.

The apartment is a three-story structural steel building with tilt-up pre-cast concrete exterior walls. It provides an additional 72 apartment units, with each unit having a full bath, a kitchenette, and two living/sleeping quarters with walk-in closets. Exterior recreation areas include a basketball court, two volleyball courts and picnic shelter. The volleyball courts are designed to allow the installation of a portable ice rink over them in the winter