K-12 & Higher Education

Manhattan Christian College-Howies Activity Center


Value Engineering
Construction Management

Client Feature

Through design and budget value engineering, BHS Construction and Manhattan Christian College collaborated on saving $12,800 on a new campus activity center.

Architect & Location

BBN Architects
Manhattan, Kansas

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Howies Activity Center was designed to boost functionality and campus aesthetics facing Anderson Avenue in Manhattan. The gymnasium is equipped with a wood flooring adaptable to multiple activities. For ease in activity transitions, automated volleyball nets and basketball goals were installed. The facility houses modern locker rooms, offices and an exercise room to support the needs of the students and staff.

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A rustic timber front entry structure welcomes visitors with a distinctive and inviting design. The inclusion of acoustical architectural wood paneling in the gymnasium not only enhances the gym's acoustics but provides a cohesive design to the space.

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