AEI Forum

Omaha, Nebraska | April 4–6, 2018

Technical Tours

All technical tours will take place on Thursday, April 5.
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Children’s Hospital Big RoomTechnical Tour - Children's Hospital Big Room

The addition at Children’s Hospital Omaha is the project challenge for the AEI Student Design Competition. This addition, a collaborative alliance of the owner, design team, and construction team consists of a new six-story tower and three-story ancillary base (or podium), using an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) process. The “Big Room” is a space onsite where owners, architects, engineers, and contractors are co-located to work together on this very complex project. Inside the Big Room is a 1000 sq. ft. meeting space and a work area for 65 collaborators from ten different companies.

Technical Tour - HDR Corporate HeadquartersHDR Corporate Headquarters

The new global headquarters for HDR are under construction at Aksarben Village. Scheduled for completion in early 2019, the new headquarters will be ten stories high and 228,218 sq. ft., and can immediately house 1,150 employees. HDR specializes in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services.

Peter Kiewit Institute

Technical Tour - Peter Kiewit InstituteHome of the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, the Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI) on the Scott Campus in Omaha is designed to help meet the needs of the nation’s technology and engineering firms by providing a top-flight education to students interested in pursuing careers in information science, technology, and engineering. The tour visits the exposed building systems throughout PKI and the Durham School’s Lighting and Building Electrical Systems Lab, Acoustics Labs, HVAC Systems Labs, and Structures Lab.

Scott Data Center

The Scott Data Center offers more than 110,000 square feet of facilities to meet the advanced data storage needs of companies across the country. Nationally recognized as a leader in the industry, the Scott Data Center has been in continual operation since its founding in 2006 and is one of only two multi-tenant data centers in the United States to receive Tier III Certification from the Uptime Institute in both design and construction.



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