Herrin Elks

The BPOE #1146 contracted with Architechniques to provide site selection, design and construction administration for their new 11,000 square foot, fraternal lodge, restaurant and activity center. This provided the 500 plus members with enough accessible space to provide for the lodge activities as well as use of a fully functional rental hall for weddings and parties for added income for the philanthropic organization.

Renovation of Sycamore Hall at Choate Mental Health and Development Center

Architechniques, Ltd. was commissioned by the Illinois Capital Development Board to provide full architectural services for a renovation and addition to the forensic unit located in Sycamore Hall at the Clyde L. Choate Mental Health and Development Center.

Architechniques, Ltd. and our consultants worked in conjunction with the Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB), the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the administration of the facility to provide an appropriate design.

Carterville Community Center

The leaders of Carterville had for decades dreamed of a community and civic center. Mayor Mausey of Carterville decided that it should be undertaken and the city contracted with Achitechniques to help in the design, budgeting, and construction of this center. The result was an 11,000 square foot, multi-purpose civic and events center that features a large 8,000 square foot events room which can be divided into two 4,000 square foot spaces. Other features are an exterior performing stage, and full service kitchen with exterior rolling screen for events serving the Cannon Park in which the building is the center piece.

Herrin Library

Architechniques was hired for the design and construction of the renovation of the 5,000 square foot building and the addition of 7,000 square feet of space to house a children’s library, story and theater area, multi- purpose meeting room, historic museum display area, and new circulation desk, and office space. This renovation included all new electrical, plumbing, HVAC and technology updates for the entire building. This renovation included door and lock replacement, new cabinetry and countertops, new roofing system, and renovations to the electrical and plumbing.

This project was constructed using funds obtained through grants secured from the Illinois State Library Board. Architechniques, Ltd. was involved in the solicitation of these funds and worked closely with the Library Board and the Shawnee Library System in developing the plans and estimates need for the grant applications.

Logan Professional Park

Between 1994 and 2000 Architechniques, Ltd. was hired by several clients to design various offices and medical facilities in the Logan Professional Park. The first of which was a new 5,000 square foot office facility to house Southern Illinois Healthcare’s Alternative Delivery Systems staff, and Marketing Department.

A second suite was also designed to house an X-ray unit and office space to serve the Logan Primary Care Services Clinic. The most recent project we were hired for was to perform final design development and construction documents for a 10,000 square foot, rehabilitation center (shown above). In all, Architechniques, Ltd. has designed 8 buildings which have been built or were to be built in Logan Professional Park.

John A. Logan College Renovation & Expansion

What we did…

We provided John A Logan College with full architectural services as well as interior design services for this group of projects. The renovation work included renovating the college’s existing dental assisting labs as well as their hairstyling program. The expansion portion of the project involved renovating a purchased purchased building for use as a satellite campus.

Rea Clinic

What we did…

We provided Christopher Rural Health Planning Corporation with full architectural services to design and administer the construction of a new state of the art 32,000 square foot medical facility to replace their existing out-dated healthcare facility. As a part of our pre-design services we helped the owner to evaluate the cost of upgrading and renovating their existing facility while still trying to see patients on a daily basis vs. building a new facility adjacent to their existing. The new medical facility houses a medical clinic with a pod for 8 medical provider, a full dental clinic with 8 operatories, a full service pharmacy and expanded administrative space for their network of clinics.

Vine Church North Building

What we did…

We worked with the staff of the Vine Church to design and administer the construction of a new 12,000 s.f. multi-purpose building adjacent to their existing church facility. The North Building, as it has come to be known, was designed to meet the needs of the church’s growing youth programs while still providing flexibility for the various other expanding church functions. We designed into the building activity areas in the full size basketball & volleyball courts; hang-out areas in the game room & snack bar; quiet areas in the group rooms & classrooms. The exterior of the building was also designed to incorporate these needs with fully lit basketball & sand volleyball courts, patio space and plenty of open yard space.

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