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K-12 Education - Award of Merit: Howard D. Woodson High School

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Courtesy of Bob Creamer
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The 235,000-sq-ft, $93-million replacement school in Washington, D.C. was designed to accommodate a curriculum based on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Facilities within the building include a proscenium theater, a natatorium, two gymnasiums and a media center with a television studio.

Designed to achieve LEED-Gold certification, its sustainable features include a green roof, rainwater harvesting system, high-performance glazing, super-insulated perimeter envelope, automated lighting controls, water-conserving plumbing fixtures and materials that emit low-volatile organic compounds.

The project Guaranteed Maximum Price was established with architectural drawings at 65% complete. Crews worked on a tight urban campus and delivered the facility in 14 months.

Howard D. Woodson High School, Washington, D.C.

Key Players

General Contractor: HESS Construction + Engineering Services, Gaithersburg, Md.

Owner: District of Columbia Public Schools/DGS, Washington, D.C.

Lead Design: Cox Graae + Spack Architects, Washington, D.C.

Structural Engineer: Adtek Engineers, Fairfax, Va.

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