Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 64,000 sf Project Cost: $12,000,000 Completion Date: 2008
The Kress Welch and Levy Building was completed for Brace Godfrey and John Schneider and has since won numerous design awards, but more importantly the tenants and the owners are extremely happy with the outcome. Dyke performed full architectural services and also assisted with historic tax credit applications while at his previous firm, Chenevert Architects. The resulting project provided a breath of life back into a building that has a tremendous history and richness of soul. This renovation included combining five separate structures with differing floor heights into one multi-use project. The results speak for themselves.
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at TGMC
Location: Houma, LA Area: 90,000 sf Project Cost: $16,648,000 Completion Date: 2011
The new cancer center in Houma is the healthiest building the state of Louisiana. The project consisted of a 90,000 sf addition and renovation to TGMC and is expected to receive LEED certification this year. Every effort was made by the design team to provide the best environment possible to give the patients the best chance for recovery. Extraordinary attention was paid to every detail from air filters to the ability to easily clean surfaces, to the amount of natural light. Dyke acted as the Project Manager, Lead Designer, and Leed Coordinator on this project while he was a Partner at Chenevert Architects.
Location: San Francisco, CA Area: 50,000 sf Project Cost: $12,000,000 Completion Date: 2001
12 was an innovative company started by the CEO of CNET and they required that their work environment match with their mission of being a cutting edge company. Dyke was the project captain on the project while at Gensler in San Francisco. The design services included full architectural and interior design services.
Beau Box Commercial Real Estate
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area 4,500 sf Project Cost: $650,000 Completion Date: 2007
The Beau Box building was completed for Beau Box Commercial Real Estate and became the first building in Baton Rouge to receive LEED certification. Dyke performed full architectural services as well as LEED consulting while at his previous firm, Chenevert Architects. This building represents the latest in energy efficiency and fits comfortably within the context of the surrounding neighborhood off Jefferson Highway.
Location: Shreveport, LA Area: 77,808 sf Project Cost: $5,500,000 Completion Date: 2013
The Clear Horizons project consists of renovations and upgrades to over 70,000 square feet, including 84 low income housing apartments and common areas that were constructed circa 1970. As a HUD funded project, strict compliance with FHA and ADA guidelines were required and to that end, 15% of the apartments and all public spaces were remodeled to be fully universal design compliant. The addition of a community building, exterior playground, landscaped regions and asphalt enhances the quality of life for the residents.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 10,000 sf Project Cost: $300,000 Completion Date: 2013
This project consisted of a 10,000 square foot renovation of an existing Bank Branch Building. The interior spaces were converted to accommodate a pediatric clinic, along with two additional lease spaces. The company’s existing clinics were examined and critiqued to create the best possible working environment for the client.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 8,000 sf Project Cost: $300,000 Completion Date: 2013
DNA Workshop chose to locate its new headquarters within Mid-City, Baton Rouge for the cultural value of the area and the opportunity to have a positive impact on the future growth of one the city’s most historic communities. The building, originally a cold storage warehouse, was renovated utilizing much of the existing structural members and materials in order to retain the building's character while introducing sustainable techniques that contribute to the certification goal of LEED Gold. The removal of the roof in a central area creates a dramatic interior courtyard, shared by the building’s tenants and offering natural light to the surrounding office spaces.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 1,000 sf addition Project Cost: confidential Completion Date: 2013
Lee Michael’s Fine Jewelry in Baton Rouge recently expanded their display of the Patek Philippe brand, Geneva’s oldest independent watch manufacturer. In order to more prominently showcase the designer’s merchandise, a 1,000 square foot addition to the existing store was created. The expansion includes a showroom, conference room, and administrative space. The new showroom features display cases surrounded by open space, keeping with the existing aesthetic of the store. Elegant brass paneling incorporates the company’s logo, expressing the timeless style of the Patek Philippe products.
Location: Pleasanton, CA Area: 500,000 sf Project Cost: $58,000,000 Completion Date: 2001
When tasked with providing a new campus for PeopleSoft Dyke was challenged with providing a welcoming entry for a campus that was to house over 1,000,000 sf of space once complete.Completed in 2001, Dyke was the job captain for this project while at Gensler in San Francisco.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 2,500 sf addition Project Cost: confidential Completion Date: 2011
The addition to this traditional style home included renovations to the kitchen area along with expanded rooms for the family’s growing children. Creating an addition that blends in seamlessly with the existing elements kept the integrity of the existing home in tact and did not alter the cohesive appearance of the surrounding neighborhood.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 12,500 sf Project Cost: $1,850,000 Completion Date: 2012
This project consists of four office suites and three residential apartments which have sight lines to the river. The renovations and additions to the Tessier Building in downtown Baton Rougehave provided a tremendous opportunity to bring the oldest commercial building in Baton Rouge back into commerce. These buildings meet a specific need in the Downtown Development District for both office space and residential space with visual access to the Mississippi River.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 3,250 sf Project Cost: $350,000 Completion Date: 2009
The interior build out for Rock-n-Sake in the old Perkins Road Hardware space was completed while Dyke was a Partner at Chenevert Architects. The restaurant needed a distinctive atmosphere and functional back of house, all on a tight budget. When it was determined that a unique ceiling would be extremely expensive, the design team decided to take it step further and we built it ourselves which ended up with a result that would not have been possible otherwise. Dyke served as Project Manager and Lead Designer on this project.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 4,300 sf Project Cost: confidential Completion Date: 2014
This renovation and addition opened up the interior space of the house, allowing the communal rooms to flow together, increasing functionality, adaptability, and aesthetics. The expansion filled in the gaps of the previously stepped front elevation, simplifying the mass from the street. A front porch bridges seamlessly between the old and the new.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 1,400 sf Project Cost: $100,000 Completion Date: 2014
Renovation to existing tenant space in a high traffic Baton Rouge shopping center. Bright colors and dynamic shelving cutouts create an energetic atmosphere. Removing the drop ceiling to revealing the full height of the structural bay creates openness in an otherwise compact space.
Location: Christian, MS Area: 10,000 sf Project Cost: $3,000,000 Completion Date: 2008
This 10,000 sf, full service facility has served as a gathering point for the community of Pass Christian in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Built from the wreckage after the storm, this building has survived several subsequent tropical storms and hurricanes with no problems. The design team created a space that is very flexible for entertaining, including normal food and bar services to special events and weddings. The return of the yacht club to this community was a big part of the recovery effort and has served as a beacon to those outside. Dyke was the Architect of Record and Lead Designer on this project while he was a Partner at Chenevert Architects.
Location: Baton Rouge, LA Area: 4,300 sf Project Cost: confidential Completion Date: 2009
The original two-story house was built in 1958. The renovation included a second story addition, which was kept within the existing roofline, remaining consistent with the scale of existing neighborhood. A number of sustainable features were implemented including the recycling of windows from the historic Cinclare Sugar Mill, a solar hot water heater, and a highly efficient multi-zoned air conditioning system.