Education 1 project
Oberlin College, The Bertram and Judith Kohl Building
The Kohl Building serves as the innovative new home of the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music's acclaimed Department of Jazz Studies and its academic programs in music history and music theory. The new 37,000 SF facility interfaces with the adjacent Conservatory complex and creates an elevated pedestrian link that ties in three buildings. A massive cantilevered roof, three stories high, hovers in the air between the new and...
Health Care 1 project
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center
Westlake Reed Leskosky master planned and designed the multi-phase development of an award winning new 80-acre suburban medical campus. The first two phases encompass a 160,000 sf Family Health Center and 304,000 sf complex comprised of an Emergency Department, Ambulatory Surgery Center and 140-bed hospital. A third phase is planned for an additional bed tower with outparcels for specific areas of care. The design challenge involved issues of...
Preservation 2 projects
General Services Administration, Howard M. Metzenbaum U.S. Courthouse
The $51 million rehabilitation of the Metzenbaum U.S. Courthouse is an exemplary model for preservation and adaptive reuse of an historic landmark. Selected by the GSA under the Design Excellence program, Westlake Reed Leskosky renovated this national architectural treasure to meet new requirements for function, efficiency, accessibility, sustainability and security. LEED-certified in a groundbreaking approach integrating sustainability and preservation, the 235,600-square-foot building houses the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts with four courtrooms,...
General Services Administration, Wayne Aspinall Federal Building
Westlake Reed Leskosky, as part of a Design-Build team led by The Beck Group, designed the Partial Modernization High Performing Green Building (HPGB) renovation of the Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse. Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the $15M Aspinall U.S. Courthouse modernization preserves an anchor in Grand Junction, and converts the 1918 landmark into one of the most energy efficient, sustainable historic buildings...
Museums / Thematic 1 project
The City of Las Vegas, The Mob Museum, National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement
This $40 million project for the City of Las Vegas will convert a historic former Post Office and Courthouse into a contemporary cultural destination in the heart of downtown. When completed, the 40,000 square foot museum will contain permanent and temporary exhibit galleries, administrative, retail, support and event spaces and will feature state-of-the-art interactive technology and exhibits. Westlake Reed Leskosky is providing Content Planning, Architecture, Engineering, and LEED/Sustainable Design consultation...
Performing Arts / New Theatres 1 project
City of Lone Tree, Lone Tree Cultural Arts Center
The new $19 million Lone Tree Arts Center is a state-of-the-art, sustainable and energy efficient facility for the arts, and a new focal point for the City of Lone Tree, Colorado. Expressing a forward-looking identity for this growing community, the 43,000 SF facility is as a vibrant and multipurpose community center, with flexible space for a range of cultural arts performances, meetings and events.
Workplace / Corporate 2 projects
Superior Avenue Office Tower
Westlake Reed Leskosky's concept design for a speculative office building in downtown Cleveland projects a highly memorable image. Located at a key transition point between Public Square and the Warehouse District, the canted form has dynamic visibility as a terminus to Euclid and Superior Avenues. Designed for LEED Gold certification, the structure reduces heat gain by self-shading the south façade. Horizontal blades on heat-activated sensors shield the east and west...
The Cleveland Foundation, The Cleveland Food Bank
The Cleveland Food bank relocated their main warehouse, distribution and headquarter operations to a new facility. Westlake Reed Leskosky was commissioned as an architectural design consultant to the Design/Build Contractor. Our challenge was to create a building with what has been dubbed a quietly dignified image. This was achieved by the use of conventional and economical warehouse building materials, with careful and creative attention paid to the proportions, detailing, planning...
The City of Las Vegas
The Mob Museum, National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement
Las Vegas, Nevada