HOSPITALITY & RECREATION : THEATRE/EVENTS CENTER – UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY KRESS EVENTS CENTER
University of Wisconsin – Green Bay Kress Events Center:
Pride of UW Green Bay
This New Construction of 175,000 SF is the largest Campus building with a Construction Budget of $32.5 Million. The facility is home to campus wide ceremonies, concerts, and all other events. This facility was designed to LEED standards, however, the Owner did not wish to pursue LEED Certification.
The new facility’s central area has a seating capacity of 4,000 people. Other features are: an Auxiliary Court for Men’s Basketball practice as well as other. Student Recreation. There is also an Elevated Running Track, a 28-foot climbing tower, two weight areas with Magnum machines & free weights, Group Aerobics/Fitness Studio; Cardio Deck with stationary bikes, stair climbers, elliptical machines, treadmills, video monitors; an Indoor turf gymnasium; and Office and team rooms for the Green Bay Phoenix Athletics.
A unique element of the building is that it has one of the largest standing seam metal roofs in the state – more than 300 Ft. in length. The project required setting of five steel trusses that averaged 90 tons a piece.
Location: Green Bay, WI