Wakefield High School

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Project Name: Wakefield High School
Location: Arlington, VA
Owner: Arlington Public Schools
Designer: Bowie Gridley Architects
Project Budget: $92,734,000
Brief Description:

The Wakefield High School replacement project involves the construction of a new facility to accomidate a population of 1,600 students, and will serve as a replacment for the existing 60 year old building. This school is one of the three public comprehensive high schools in Arlington County.

Downey & Scott performed cost engineering and value engineering services on this $92,734,000 project. This project consists of the demolition to the existing high school, and the construction of a new 380,000 GSF four-level school which features 50 classrooms, a large student commons area, state-of-the-art science labs, music and art rooms, media center, 625-seat auditorium, two gyms, new athletic fields, two indoor pools, a diving well, and a geothermal heating and cooling plant.  This LEED project is expected to achieve Gold. 

SWaM: Small, Women and Minority-Owned ASPE ASHRAE AACE International CSI: Building Knowledge. Improving Project Delivery SAVE: Adding Value. Enhancing Ideas.