Architecture and Engineering

 

The Architecture and Engineering department (A&E) provides all-inclusive design and project management services for a multitude of construction projects on the UAB campus.  Our staff includes licensed Architects and Engineers as well as an Interior Design Coordinator who ensure that all life safety codes, city permitting requirements, and Facilities Standards are met.  We are also the corporate engineering staff of UAB, answer all technical questions, write the Facilities Standards, and review construction documents furnished by outside consultants to DPMS.

 


The Architecture and Engineering Department is responsible for the following:

  • Architectural and Engineering design services
  • Project management services for construction related activities
  • Feasibility studies Project cost assessments
  • Code compliance and Facilities Standards reviews


-Architecture
       Comprised of 3 licensed Architects, this team designs and manages architectural projects, provides cost and feasibility studies, and confirms code and Facilities Standards compliance.

-Interior Design
        Comprised of 1 licensed Interior Designer and 1 Interior Design assistant, this team designs and manages interior design projects, selects and reviews finishes, provides cost and feasibility studies, and confirms Facilities Standards compliance.

-Plumbing / Mechanical  
        Comprised of 2 licensed Mechanical Engineers, this team designs and manages plumbing and mechanical projects, provides cost and feasibility studies, and confirms code and Facilities Standards compliance.

-Electrical  
        Comprised of 2 licensed Electrical Engineers, this team designs and manages electrical projects, provides cost and feasibility studies, and confirms code and Facilities Standards compliance. Drafting: comprised of 2 CAD draftsmen, this team provides drawing support services to the entire design team, maintains the drawing archives for the entire campus, and provides site assessment and drawing input services.
-Administrative Support
        Comprised of 2 administrative assistants, this team provides administrative support services to the entire design team, helps to monitor and maintain bid level projects, and assists in updating project financial reports.