North Central College - Wentz COncert Hall
The facility was recognized with the AIA’s 2012 Mies van der Rohe Award in the category for innovative design. More than 140 entries in six service categories and 13 design categories were judged by architects. The 2012 AIA awards were announced April 13 in Springfield. Christopher Krestel was the project architect on this facility while employed with Loebl Schlossman & Hackl.
ColoHub Data Center
C+K Architecture was the architect of record of this 57,500 square foot data center. It was designed for a three phase delivery with the first phase complete and in operation.
Phase I included a complete rehab of this former grocery store into the framework for a 6 megawatt N+1 data center and offices with 30,000 sq feet of rentable raised floor data center area. Contiguous private spaces range from 350 to 10,000 Sq. Ft. The project was designed and built to grow with the customer’s needs and to achieve a very high energy efficiency ratio with a PUE of 1.5. The energy efficiency was so substantial it was recognized by the local electrical utility who provided and energy incentive of $150,000 plus.