The firm has considerable experience in the following building types:

  • Design Build (Complete A-E Services)

  • Renovations/Alterations
  • Education/Recreational
    Gymnasiums ~ K-12 ~ University projects.

  • Correctional/Institutional
    Federal Bureau of Prisons throughout the North Central Region.
  • Industrial/Commercial
    Warehouses ~ Office Buildings ~ Vehicle Maintenance Centers
  • Governmental / DOD Facilities
    Armories & Army Reserve Centers
    Force Protection - HOMELAND SECURITY
    Barracks Building Renovations
    Historical Building Renovations
    Child Development Centers
    Vehicle Maintenance Facilities
    Ft. Riley, KS. Unit Operations Facility (Design Build)

GSA “On-Call” A-E Design Services Contract (2004-2010)      

TapanAm Associates, Inc. currently holds an IDIQ contract with the Heartland Region of the General Service Administration.  The projects included under this contract are located in the states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa. To date the Joint Venture has worked on over 100 Task Orders on this 5 year contract, with security clearance for all key personnel already in place. The individual Work Orders include a variety of projects including programming, planning and design charettes, renovation of historic structures, real property master planning, cost estimating, value engineering studies, site investigation, geotechnical reports, LEED/sustainable design practices, interior remodel, tenant finish, security upgrades, landscaping design, feasibility studies, mechanical/electrical/plumbing upgrades, ADA improvements, fire protection studies and upgrades, preparation of Contract Drawings Technical Specifications, Construction Phase Services.    


Frank Carlson Building, Topeka, KS. - Work Order #22

National Archives (Existing) - Work Order#23

National Archives (Existing) - Work Order#24

KCK Federal Courthouse - Work Order#28

Project Size:
Varies : Average 24,000 sq. ft. multistory

2004 – 2010

Various Projects Bannister Federal Complex

Bartle Hall Expansion and Renovation      

TapanAm’s role as a consultant to HNTB for the Bartle Convention Center Complex improvements included the responsibility to provide structural design and construction phase services for the interior renovation of the 180,000 sq. ft. convention and meeting space within the existing convention center. This work included the structural design of supports for large (2 to 4 tons each) moveable partitions and fixed walls.

TapanAm’s engineers demonstrated the ability to provide innovative solutions for the support moveable partitions, fixed walls, soffits and rigging anchorages where support framing was difficult due to existing construction.

-- Mr. Michael W. Shelton, P.E.
Associate V.P

Bartle Hall - Kansas City, Missouri

HNTB Design team received an Award of Excellence.


Project Size:
180,000 sq. ft. interior space


TapanAm's Sub-Project Cost:
$10 million




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