Grinnell College Improvements

CGA recently had the honor to assist Grinnell College with several improvement projects. We partnered with EYP architects to complete the design and construction of the new $90 Million HSSC complex. The project included a 3-story addition to joining the historic Alumni Recitation and Carnegie Halls on the west side of campus. CGA assisted in…

Grinnell College Landscape Master Plan | Phase I

CGA partnered with ASG and Confluence Landscape Architects to redesign the exterior facilities on the Grinnell College Campus. The Phase I design began in 2016 with construction beginning in 2017 and scheduled to continue through 2019 in conjunction with a new Admissions and Visitors Center and a 1-acre building addition connecting two historic buildings on…

Collegiate United Methodist Church Annex Improvements

CGA worked with the CUMC Board, maintenance staff, and tenants to improve drainage and lower accessibility to the churches Annex building in Campustown Ames. Several options were presented to the advisory committee to eliminate drainage concerns and slip hazards on the north side of the site with special attention to the tight budget. Extensive storm…

23TWENTY | THE EDGE | Ames

CGA partnered with Landscape Architect Zach Heitzman to complete site design and landscaping for two multi-use student housing developments in Campustown, Ames. The team created a site design to complement the twenty-foot elevation change from north to south while accommodating pedestrian pass-through traffic using a combination of sidewalks, stairs, and ramps for an aesthetically pleasing…