Urban Ecology Ephemeral Pond

Urban Ecology Ephemeral Pond The Urban Ecology Center wanted to create a learning experience for school-age and adult visitors to show the intricacies of a wetland micro-environment. The ephemeral pond is intended to be a wet pond with a maximum depth of about two feet, tapering down to zero, to provide habitat for frogs and…

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Kinnickinnic River – Pulaski Park

Kinnickinnic River – Pulaski Park The Kinnickinnic River, Reach 2 Pulaski Park project created a revitalized community asset while improving drainage and enhancing neighborhood safety. The MMSD took the initiative to revisit outdated solutions for flood mitigation, still a serious issue, and achieved their goal of an improved watercourse that more safely handles flows during…

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New Berlin Recycling Center Cold Storage Buildings

New Berlin Recycling Center Cold Storage Buildings The City of New Berlin was in need of locating two prefabricated steel buildings at its recycling center site. GRAEF provided full services for the two approximately 22,000 square feet buildings. Due to the relocation of the proposed buildings, additional geotechnical work was required in addition to survey,…

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UW-Madison Chemistry Building

UW-Madison Chemistry Building UW-Madison had a need to expand its chemistry department, as the current building, originally built in the 1960s, was a bottleneck for students finishing their undergraduate prerequisites. The $133 million project consists of two phases: the renovation of the existing Daniels building and the construction of a nine-story addition. The new tower…

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Diversey

Diversey Diversey Inc., a global leader in cleaning and personal care products is consolidating its North American operations to Elsmere, Kentucky. The chemical company will move into a completed 840,000 square foot manufacturing and warehousing facility and is expected to fully transition operations to this location. The already existing 780,000 square foot building on the…

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Marquette University The Commons Residence Hall

Marquette University The Commons Residence Hall To meet the demands of the growing student population, Marquette University built a new $108 million, 890-bed residence hall. The new dorm replaced two aging dorms on campus. The 295,000-square-foot facility is u-shaped with two towers, 10 and 13-stories, with an open courtyard, and common areas connecting the towers.…

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Caterpillar Heritage Building

Caterpillar Heritage Building The expansion and renovation of the Caterpillarexisting facility in South Milwaukee was completed over a three year period covering 234,000 square feet. GRAEF completed a Master Plan/Study for Caterpillar’s Heritage Building and provided all professional design and construction services, including specialized façade services. This fast-track project was phased to allow design and…

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Mukwonago YMCA

Mukwonago YMCA The Waukesha Family YMCA opened a new, much anticipated YMCA in Mukwonago, Wisconsin. The focal point of this YMCA is an extensive Aquatic Center with three pools: a family zero-depth entry pool with water slide; a 4-lane therapeutic-current lap pool; and a whirlpool. The 58,000-square-foot facility also has a large gymnasium, five locker…

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Publix at Hollywood Beach

Publix at Hollywood Beach Located just 10 miles south of “The Yachting Capital of the World,” Publix at Hollywood Beach will offer a super market along the Intracoastal Waterway. The new$18 million, three-story retail location will capitalize on the additional captive audience: the boaters, who are often in need of groceries, ice, beverages, suntan lotion,…

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Aurora Bay Area Medical Center

Aurora Bay Area Medical Center To keep up with emerging practices and technologies, provide the best state of the art care, and increase the excellence of the quality of services to the community and region, Bay Area Medical Center recognized the need to replace its old facility with a new replacement hospital. GRAEF provided civil…

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