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University of Florida College of Education Norman Hall Renovation & Expansion

The entire project is a historic rehabilitation and innovative transformation of the College of Education’s historical physical form.

University of Florida Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium

The new Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium will consist of 360 degree open concourse seating connected across the entire stadium

Delta Gamma Sorority House at the University of Florida

Delta Gamma’s long history at the University of Florida will be captured and elevated in the construction of their new 25,000 sf house situated..

Community Donations Help Boys & Girls Club

TV20 WCJB Posted: Thu 6:46 AM, Nov 29, 2018  |  Updated: Thu 7:01 AM, Nov 29, 2018 WATCH VIDEO GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)– With the help of several local donors, the Boys and Girls Club in Northwest Gainesville has undergone some improvements. Thanks to several local donors, including Lowe’s, Scorpio and Ashley Furniture Home…

University of Florida College of Education Rehabilitation & Expansion

November Update The Norman Hall rehabilitation and expansion is moving along nicely, with the Education Library currently open for use. The renovations are continuing to improve infrastructure, as well as enhance the Norman Hall experience for students, faculty and staff. Watch the video here.

Making a Home for Sorority Life

Each Scorpio project is unique. Each project delivers something special and of value to its owner. But when a project is somebody’s home, or in this case a lot of “somebodies” home, it takes on a different feel. In this case, it is a sorority house; the very first for…

University of Florida Reitz Union Auditorium Renovation and Expansion

  • Project Owner: University of Florida
  • Location: Gainesville FL
  • Completion Date: May 2019
  • Project Size: 7625
  • Partners: Schenkel Schultz Architecture Siebein Associates, Inc.

The UF Reitz Union Auditorium is an approximately 300-seat, multi-use facility used for presentation of films, lectures and events such as dance and theater performances, academic tech-live video, meetings, panel discussions, non-academic lectures and other typical college and community events.

The Auditorium is long and narrow with a 3 ft. tall stage and projection screen equipped with a surround sound system. Renovations will include: new raised flooring /stairs of slip resistant seamless epoxy, carpet tiles, Terrazzo, and sealed concrete; new walls and interior doors with specialized acoustical elements; sound lock doors and millwork; new ceilings in the auditorium, lobby and concessions, access stairs and vomitory, will be a range of acoustical tile and specialized materials determined by the Acoustical Engineers Siebein Associates. Upgrades to MEP, Fire Protections and HVAC systems will be incorporated as well.

A large branding package will be used in the entry and concession area designed to inspire and enhance the student experience. Including large format experiential graphics applied to glass storefront and walls along with backlit and lockable movie poster cases for “Now Showing”/“Coming Soon” displays. Hardware /Security Access Control will be integrated with the use of web-based security cameras, card readers and hardware selections for specific space characteristics. Upgrades will not only improve the visitor experience but bring the entire facility up to code with proper ADA accessibility.