Portfolio - Educational
WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY - GLASS BLOCK
Client: Wright State University
Description: Oregon Group Architects provided design services to Wright State University for glass block replacement at their Medical Sciences Building, Math & Microbiology Building and the Russ Engineering Building. The project included the replacement of over 5900 square feet of glass block at the Medical Sciences Building, 700 square feet of glass block at the Math & Microbiology Building, and over 100 individually damaged glass units at the Russ Engineering Building. The project also included the replacement of damaged metal trim pieces and the painting of the adjacent structural steel.
EDISON STATE - SCIENCE LABS
Client: Edison State Community College
Description: Oregon Group Architects provided design services to Edison State Community College for the renovation of 4 science labs, 1 computer lab and a science lab prep room. Each Science lab has seating for 24 students, 2 of which are ADA accessible. The renovations to the science labs included: new lab casework and tops, sinks, whiteboards and chalkboards, microscope storage, UV goggle cabinets, backpack cubbies, instructors desks, as well as painting and other finishes. The computer lab received new furniture and finishes.
DAYTON URBAN ACADEMY
Client: Dayton Urban Academy
Description: In January of 2001, the Dayton Urban Academy relocated their school to the Landmark Building, a four story masonry structure, at the corner of Main and Fourth Streets in downtown Dayton, OH. Oregon Group Architects, created the educational spaces needed to accommodate the enrollment of 425 children within this historic building. Grades K-2 are located on the first floor. Grades 3-8, the media center, assembly/lunch area and courtyard playground are located on the second floor. Administrative offices are housed on the fourth floor. Securing the needed zoning and building code variances were primary to making this school project a success. Oregon Group Architects identified the issues and represented the owner in all negotiations with City of Dayton and the local Board of Appeals.
SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Client: Sinclair Community College
Description: Sinclair Community College has retained the Oregon Group Architects, Inc. under a multiple task contract to design and renovate a variety of campus services and facilities.
Projects are typically oriented toward providing better service to staff and students and to a safer campus. Our ongoing relationship with the College has been extremely rewarding. Academic and recreational buildings geared for student and community use is a unique and specialized interest of the firm. Each project has been individually designed, bid and constructed under strict time and budgetary constraints. OGA has also been responsible for coordinating occupancy of the facilities during construction.
OHIO SCHOOL FACILITIES COMMISSION
Client: Stan & Associates Engineers
Description: Oregon Group Architects is part of a team for commissioning of local district’s new schools. As part of Stan & Associates Engineer’s building commissioning team, Oregon Group Architects was responsible for the building envelope portion of the process. Oregon Group reviewed the Owner’s Project Requirements and designer’s Basis of Design for thoroughness and compatibility with the Ohio School Design Manual. Drawings and specifications were reviewed at Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Document phases for adherence to the OSDM, OPR and BOD. On-site reviews of roofing systems, wall systems, wall openings, slab and below grade envelope systems and sealant systems for continuity and performance of moisture, thermal, air and water vapor control systems. OGA attended critical pre-installation conferences and reviewed mock-up panels prior to work commencing. During construction the building envelope was reviewed periodically for quality control.
DAYTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Client: Dayton Public Schools
Description: WARM SAFE & DRY PROJECTS - Oregon Group Architects was retained to provide design services for the Dayton Public Schools Warm, Safe and Dry Programs Phase I and II. Work included roof repair / replacement, masonry restoration, ADA and fire alarm upgrades, boiler replacement and demolition of decommissioned schools. Gardendale Academy received a new roof, ADA restroom and fire alarm upgrades and a new boiler. Wilber Wright Middle School received a new roof, masonry repairs and a new boiler. Historically significant Longfellow Center received extensive masonry and cornice repair. Seven schools were demolished and their grounds restored for redevelopment. Oregon Group also assisted Heapy Engineering with several Warm. Safe and Dry projects, which were PME lead but involved architectural work as well. More than ten buildings were included in both phases of work.
DAYTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Client: Dayton Public Schools
DEMOLITION PROJECTS: In response to citizen concerns, Dayton Public Schools, in cooperation with the OSFC, undertook the demolition of school buildings. These buildings were either closed as result of being replaced by new facilities or because the building was no longer needed to serve the reduced student population. Some structures had been abandoned for several years while others were demolished as students moved to new facilities. Oregon Group Architects has provided demolition documents for the following Dayton Public School Buildings:
- Patterson Co-Op
- Whittier School
- Allen School
- Westwood Recreation Complex
- Carlson Elementary School
- Franklin Elementary School
- U.S. Grant Elementary School
OSU BRADLEY-PATERSON HALL ROOF
Client: The Ohio State University
Description: Bradley and Paterson Halls are four-story dormitory buildings on Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus, Ohio. The existing 18,000 SF roof system was a built-up coal tar system over a structural concrete deck. The roof was replaced with a 4-ply built-up coal tar system over 4” of new polyisocyanurate insulation board. The roof area included three elevated elevator machine room/stair tower roofs and three large penthouse roof areas with slate shingles. Loose shingles were re-secured and two rows of shingles were removed to allow installation of new flashing for the built-up roofing system. The project included re-flashing the existing scuppers and adding new scuppers to meet new building code requirements. HVAC equipment curbs were raised to accommodate the additional insulation thickness. The buildings’ masonry parapet walls were tuck pointed above the roof line and the limestone caps removed and reset with a new stainless steel flashing system.
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