Franciscan Renewal Center Campus Improvements

Project: Franciscan Renewal Center Campus Improvements

Client Name: Franciscan Renewal Center

Key Personnel: David West, Civil Design, Project Manager

Project Description: The Franciscan Renewal Center has undertaken a multiphase improvement program. HELM been contracted to support that improvement program. There are four phases in the current improvement program. Construction plans for the Our Lady of the Angels Church have been completed and permitting is imminent. Phase 1 of the HELM project is preparation of Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification for the Our Lady of the Angels Church building project. Phase 2 is design by HELM of improvement plans for the Community Life Center building to be constructed on the 5-acre Paradise Valley portion of the Franciscan Renewal Center campus. Phase 3 includes the design of parking and associated site improvements for the Community Life Center as well as improvements to several other parking areas on the Campus. The Phase 4, the final phase, of the current improvement program is less defined and includes updates to the ALT A survey for the campus, updates to the campus utility plan, and design for a Healing Garden and hardscape at the Meditation Chapel. The final phase has been expanded to include work on the design of a columbarium to be located on the Franciscan Renewal Center Campus.