This project is one of several distribution center collaborations between ARCO and Randall-Paulson Architects. This LEED Gold Certified Cold Storage Facility is located in Aurora, Colorado, and includes different temperature-controlled warehouse rooms. The exteriorly located engine room provides support for overhead cooling systems along the roof throughout the building.
The design includes:
The exterior of this building is a combination of Thermomass panels, concrete tilt-up panels, and stacked stone over concrete tilt-up panels. The exterior design incorporates the local design vernacular while incorporating the UNFI colors and branding. The site also includes trailer parking and a truck maintenance building.