Colorado State University Athletic Department

General Contractor: Sanders Construction
Architects: RATIO Architects, Inc in conjunction with Aller Lingle Architects, PC.
Pre-Engineered Metal Building: Varco Pruden Buildings & Lefever Building Systems
Project Duration: January - August, 2009
Project Cost: Approximately $2.5 million

Project Overview: 72,000 square foot indoor practice facility for football, softball, basketball, and volleyball with a barrel style radial roof. Lefever Building Systems supplied materials, equipment, and labor for the Varco Pruden structure, roof deck, acoustical liner panels, and Metl-Span insulated wall panels.

Details on Steel Building: The radial roof structure provides a 65′ vertical clear height for a 70 yard, field turf, football field. Roof Panels: 22 gauge roof decking was installed over the purlins with a membrane roofing system over the decking.

Wall Panels: Insulated Panels were installed for the exterior wall covering and perforated interior liner panels were installed for sound attenuation. Translucent wall panels were integrated to allow daylighting and brick was installed to enhance the exterior esthetics.

Key Building Features:

  • 70 yard Indoor Football Field
  • Two full sized basketball courts for Basketball and Volleyball use
  • Retractable batting cages for use by the softball team
  • 70 yard, 4-lane synthetic track for various sprint workouts