Stranahan High School is a public school located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida that was identified as in need of upgrades by the GOB Smart program of the Broward County Public School System.
The school contains some of the oldest continuously operational buildings in the district, built immediately following WWII. Typical of ther period it’s concrete was mixed using brackish ground water and it’s roofs are gypsum membrane systems not used in commercial constructions since the late 1960’s.
Wolfberg Alvarez & Partners was selected by the district to perform the fundamental building improvements and renovate spaces for new STEM Labs in 2016.
The scope included;
- A new secure single point of entry for security and control
- ADA upgrades to buildings
- Campus wide re-roofing and substrate repair
- Select new electrical, mechanical and life safety systems
- Select public area improvements
- Select classroom renovation for new STEM Labs identified by school staff. STEM labs include new Nursing and Material fabrication labs.
- Media Center renovations
WA utilized the districts inventory of school deficiencies and extensive field verification to generate the contract document package for a CM at Risk project. Mr. Bounds served as the Project Architect, performing the field verification, meeting with key stakeholders to identify the improvements and attending bi-weekly OAC meetings with all parties to monitor construction and budget along with the districts project management company.
The project is ongoing with an expected completion date of late 2020 / early 2021