UNR - University Arts Building – Reno, NV

CME provided project inspection, IBC Special Inspections, and materials testing services for this new $35.5M facility located on the UNR campus. The multi-level, 42,545sf masonry and steel structure includes a 280-seat recital hall, art museum, fabrication lab, electroacoustic lab, soundproof rehearsal spaces, music practice rooms, faculty office spaces and a recording studio, and a skywalk to the Church Fine Arts building. CME’s services included IBC Special Inspections for structural earthwork, reinforced concrete, structural steel high-strength bolting and welding, masonry, precast concrete, and spray-applied fireproofing. Project inspection and materials testing was also performed on soils, aggregate base, concrete, asphalt, and trench backfill. Built with cutting edge technology, this privately-funded facility will inspire creativity and artistic excellence with performances and exhibits in music art, theater and dance.