April 2012: On the Drawing Board
LAUSD's first design-build project; Daytona Museum of Arts expansion; and more.
Elementary school in Falls Church, Va., aims for sustainability with addition
SHW Group and HESS Construction + Engineering Services have been selected to design and construct a three-story, 23,000-sf addition to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Falls Church, Va. The $5 million project will provide space for classrooms, a cafeteria, teacher planning offices, and parking. Sustainable features: a cool roof, high-recycled content construction components, a waste management construction plan, and regionally sourced materials. Construction is scheduled to begin in June.