McAlvain and Turner formed a Joint Venture for the Idaho Water Center, a 220,000 square foot multi-use office, educational and retail facility. It is the primary base of the University of Idaho, Boise. The facility is a cast-in-place concrete structure and was constructed with a sustainable and energy saving design, and construction techniques. This building was designed utilizing geothermal heat pumps as part of the Boise Downtown geothermal loop. The Water Center also houses a 60,000 square foot below grade parking structure.