Two years ago, we embarked on a journey with Five Rivers Health Centers to plan and design a new, consolidated medical office building in Edgemont, a neighborhood in Dayton, OH. Through the COVID19 pandemic, working virtually as necessary and in-person once safe to do so, our team collaborated with Five Rivers and their partners to realize the vision of bringing quality healthcare to all those who need it in the community, regardless of income level. On May 11th, we cut the ribbon on this important new facility, celebrating this exciting day with all of the project partners, the staff at Five Rivers, and members of the community!
Our design team realizes that a successful residential project is one that reflects the vision and spirit of its end user. We work closely with our clients to understand their lifestyles, movements and interests, habits and needs.
Our planning work with Kroger resulted in the renovations of several of their corporate offices, to include Plaza II in Blue Ash, OH. The two-story office building, constructed in 1980, functioned without an elevator until recent workplace re-organizations prioritized the need. Previous renovation projects attempted to incorporate traditional interior core construction, but the loss of usable area and negative impact to the schedule and budget eliminated it each time. In order to keep the project on schedule and align with budget, our team designed a new, prefabricated hydraulic elevator situated on the exterior of the building near the main entrance.
Elevar is so proud to have been involved in ‘one of the most architecturally complex’ Major League Soccer stadia in the country! Congrats to all of the partners for the ENR Best Sports Stadium Award!
Our team works to develop brand-appropriate design solutions that welcome visitors and maintain a high level of comfort throughout the duration of a stay. We strive to recreate a home-like atmosphere through thoughtful design practices, understanding how textures and colors evoke all of the feelings of the comforts of home.
Five Rivers Health Centers held a Topping Out Ceremony on May 25th to celebrate the last steel beam placed in the upcoming consolidated medical office building project! As the 10th largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Ohio, Five Rivers provides access to quality, respectful care for their patients in and around the Dayton community.
The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Minority Business Accelerator announced on May 7th that two of its portfolio firms, Vazquez Commercial Contracting LLC and Elevar Design Group, were awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Army of Corp of Engineers (USACE).
Filmed on January 21, 2021, the project representatives give us a first look at all the FCC Stadium will have to offer. As one of the most exciting developments for this city, the $250M stadium will hold 26,000 soccer fans and will be one of the largest soccer specific stadiums in all of the US!
Keeping up with the daily operations and maintenance costs of aging buildings and infrastructure is an ongoing challenge for many districts. In this paper we address common issues found in older academic buildings and identify ways to plan for and solve these issues in a way that improves building infrastructure, lowers operating costs, and mitigates financial loss.
Research facilities must balance the highly technical requirements of operation with the flexibility of practical adaptation. Whether a client wishes to attract researchers, encourage innovation, perform sophisticated procedures, or develop new products, Elevar has the unique knowledge-base to design the most advanced scientific facilities.
We elevate the game by contributing to our clients’ needs through smart design solutions. We intend to change what architects are for our clients and communities by measuring success in their terms. Our clients want a greater value for the investments they make in their facilities. Elevar delivers just that. We create beautiful spaces that take user experience to a higher level.
Human beings require shelter from the elements, clean air, energy in the form of food, sleep, and of course a doctor’s visit to maintain our health at least once a year, if not more, as we age. Just like a physician’s checkup where the doctor checks all vital signs to make sure they are functioning, Elevar looks at all basic functions of the building enclosure from the hair on top (the roof) to the feet (the foundation).
Ranked by the Cincinnati Enquirer for three years running as the Top Architecture Firm to work for in the City of Cincinnati, we are proud of our people and the work that we do.
With the COVID19 pandemic affecting how schools operate in 2020, we take a deep look into how Districts and their administrators can proactively plan so that students and staff can safely return to the classroom.
As the nation plans for the re-opening of the economy and transition of employees back into the workplace, Facility Managers should understand their role in keeping employees healthy. Our report examines how the workplace may be adapted to better protect employees from infectious disease.