From LOA Architecture:
May 1, 2015
Denver Public School’s newest high school campus, Northfield High School, continues to be on budget andon time to open for the 2015 fall semester.
Denver, Colorado –
The collaboration between team members and stake holders continues at weekly OAC (Owner, Architect, Contractor) meetings where schedules are discussed for upcoming work and the
status of material submittals are reviewed among other paperwork items relative to the construction project.
The exterior walls of both the Small Learning Community (SLC); a 2 story classroom building, and the Gymnasium Building are complete. The SLC interior partition framing is 95% complete
including painting. The ceiling grid is well underway and carpet and cabinet instillations are nearly complete. Installation of the gym floor and the tile work in the locker room is currently
being completed in the Gymnasium Building. The curb and gutter for both the north and south parking lots have been poured and the first lift of asphalt has been installed at both locations.
In a video interview about the high school, Tim Habben, Principal at LOA Architecture said, “This project at Northfield is going to be unlike any other. This is the most conducive
environment to have the highest level of education.” See more here: Northfield High School
The school project is on a 20-acre site that is part of a larger regional park and is located in the Northfield area of the Stapleton Redevelopment. The new high school and park will share parking and athletic facilities with Denver Parks and Recreation. The architect of record for the project is LOA Architecture in association with H+L Architecture. GE Johnson is the contractor.
LOA was founded in 1985 and provides comprehensive architectural services, including conceptual planning, programming, and construction administration for educational, civic and residential clients in the Rocky Mountain region.
H+L Architecture provides planning and design of healthcare, senior life, education, and advanced industry environments.
GE Johnson Construction Company has been building valued client relationships as well as great structures since 1967. The company’s headquarters are in Colorado Springs, with offices in Denver, Vail, Oklahoma City, and Jackson, Wyoming
Contact: Helene Jewett