Monthly Archives: March 2010

Community Memorial Hospital Construction in Progress

The footings and foundation of Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville, Kansas is complete. Underground is proceeding and floor slab will start in April. HWA is providing master planning, architectural and interior design services for this 45,510 SF critical access replacement hospital.

Coummunity Memorial Hospital

HWA Commits to Sustainable Design by Participating in the 2030 Challenge

Hoefer Wysocki Architecture has committed to sustainable design by signing up for the 2030 Challenge. Architecture 2030 is a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization.

By signing up we have agreed to adopt the following targets:
– All new buildings, developments and major renovations shall be designed to meet a fossil fuel, GHG-emitting, energy consumption perfermance standard 50% of the regional (or country) average for that building type.
– At a minimum, an equal amount of existing building area shall be renovated annually to meet a fossil fuel, GHG-emitting, energy consumption performance standard of 50% of the regional (or country) average for that building type.
– The fossil fuel reduction standard for all new buildings and major renovations shall be increased to 60% in 2010, 70% in 2015, 80% in 2020, 90% in 2025 and carbon-neutral in 2030 (using fossil fuel GHG emitting energy to operate).

These 2030 Challenge targets may be accomplished by implementing innovative sustainable design strategies, generating on-site renewable power and/or purchasing (20% maximum) renewable energy and/or certified renewable energy credits.

2030 Challenge

Carpenter Camp Part 4

The AIA Kansas City Carpenter Camp is holding its 4th event on Wednesday, March 31st. Since this is a hands-on training session attendance will be limited to 15-20 people. Register by March 26th.

This 3-hour free event can be used as training units in the site observation category for your IDP. Hosam Habib of HWA played the key role in starting this year-around event, email him with any questions at For more information visit the AIA Kansas City’s event page.

Sponsors and Partners:
Carpenters’ District  Council  of Kansas City
AIA Kansas City
Building Enclosure Council of Kansas City
Hoefer Wysocki Architects

Recent Project Award in Pender, Nebraska

Hoefer Wysocki Architecture has been selected to provide architectural, interior design and master planning services for Pender Community Hospital located in Pender, Nebraska. The critical access replacement hospital will serve the counties of Burt, Cuming, Thurston and Wayne. This facility will be between 50,000 and 65,000 SF.

HWA Employees Run in Westport St. Patty’s Day 4 Mile Run

Hoefer Wysocki Architecture employees Erica Drogan, Alli Hill, Beth Ott and Alicia Roberts ran in the 32nd Annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day 4 Mile Run on March 14th.

The run was sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation. All proceeds went to Bacchus Foundation, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization made up of young professionals. Sponsoring and producing several signature events a year, Bacchus raises money for an annually selected beneficiary.  This year the beneficiary is The Child Protection Center.

Erica finished as no. 76 of 444 with a time of 35.57
Alli finished as no. 165 of 444 with a time of 38:47
Alicia finished as no. 206 of 444 with a time of 42.40
Beth finished as no. 375 of 444 with a time of 50:03

All four girls were in the Female 25-29 category (444 total). Go Hoefer Wysocki Architecture!