27J school district wanted to improve the appearance, safety and flow of the schools’ main entrance. Complex geometry and steel framing created a stunning entrance addition for students to be proud of.
Denver Christian Schools is a great example of re-purposing an existing industrial training facility into a Pre-K–12 combined campus. Structural work included adding 2 competition gymnasiums, seismic upgrades throughout the existing structure, and the elimination of 6,500 sf of the existing floor by way of external steel trusses to support the existing roof to create a two-story-tall internal auditorium.
The growing Steamboat school district needed additions for six of its schools. Steel framed 1- and 2- story additions were integrated with the existing buildings to provide seamless extensions to the existing schools.
As the structural engineer for Denver Academy High School, Jirsa Hedrick completed the retrofit and remodeling of the existing campus. Denver Academy is dedicated to teaching students with unique learning profiles. The campus houses about 450 students.