Research & Development (Research & Development) Building
LGI (Lauridsen Group Inc.)
Ankeny, Iowa

Challenge: Provide a building design for a Research & Development building to house four of LGI (The Lauridsen Group Inc.) companies: Proliant Health and Biologicals, APC, Proliant Meats and Proliant Dairy with individual laboratories.

SVPA Solution: The building shell was designed to blend with the existing adjacent corporate office building, using brick masonry and white metal panels. The project also included a pilot plant to test new products before moving into mass production. A meat laboratory and test kitchen was designed for current and prospective clients to use while taste testing products. 

Completion Date: June 12012

Type of Delivery: Negotiated Contract

Project Team:

  • Bob Ormsby, AIA, LEED AP
  • Leslie Wilson, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C
  • Research Facilities Design
  • Tometich Engineering
  • Civil Engineering Consultants
  • Graham Construction
  • Baker Group
  • Baker Electric

Became an SVPA Client in: 2007

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