NDSU Football Performance Complex
The 144,400-square-foot North Dakota State University Football Performance Complex features a 90,000-square-foot, multi-sport indoor practice facility, regulation sized outdoor field with a 4,600-square-foot equipment warehouse and a nearly 50,000-square-foot operations and training building.
The indoor practice facility – large enough to hold a full football field – provides a state-of-the-art training facility for the 17-time national champion NDSU football program as well as for women’s soccer, men’s and women’s golf, baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s track and field.
Although the core of the building is a steel structure, Taracon Precast manufactured 46,545 square feet (182 pieces) of insulated architectural precast concrete wall panels that frame the exterior of the structure. The finish of the precast insulated architectural precast concrete wall panels is a combination of two different thicknesses of red thin brick, formliner, and black acid etched concrete. The combination of finishes give the panels more depth and a unique appearance.
Architect: Foss Architects
Engineer: Heyer Engineering
Owner: North Dakota State University
Precaster: Taracon Precast
Thin Brick Manufacturer: Endicott Thin Brick
Formliner Manufacturer: US Formliner
Location: Fargo, ND
Year of Completion: 2023