FedEx Institute of Technology

Location:

Memphis, TN

Services Provided:

General Contracting

Architect:

Looney Ricks Kiss

Owner:

Tennessee Board of Regents

Total Square Feet:

93,000

Description:

  • The 190 seat tiered amphitheater boasting the second largest implementation of digital congress units outside the United Nations, is complimented by an 85-seat high definition presentation theater and 17 meeting rooms.
  • Large projection screens, web cams, touch panel screens, laptop computers, totally wireless network, SIM cards, poly-vision and video teleconferencing, and interactive white boards are just some of the cutting-edge features of this facility.
  • The lobby floors are terrazzo, the walls are granite.
  • Features also include fabric wrapped panels and columns that are wrapped in stainless steel.
  • The exterior facade is composed of brick, granite, metal panels and glass curtain wall system.
  • Acoustical control elements were used in the “Zone” Auditorium as an integral part of construction.