The Nature School will be an opportunity for fifth graders throughout Boone County to be immersed in experiential, nature- and place-based learning. The project is the result of a partnership between Columbia Public Schools and the Missouri Department of Conservation. Land for the school was donated by Hank Waters and Vicki Russell. Phase One construction includes the building of the pavilion, funded by the Missouri Department of Conservation, and construction of the Council House, made possible by a gift from the Audubon Society.
Grant Elementary School Addition and Renovation will be a two-story addition on the South end of the existing classroom wing that will include 3 general classrooms as well as Art, Music, Pre-school, Kindergarten, ELL, and SPED classrooms.
Beulah Ralph Elementary School, Columbia’s 21st elementary school, was developed in an effort to address overcrowding in other schools such as Mill Creek Elementary School, eliminate the need for trailer classrooms, and reduce class sizes.
The Lafferre Hall 1935/44 Renovation & Repair project will renovate approximately 40,000 GSF on the first floor to provide space for experiential teaching and learning labs, computer labs, student machine shop, and student team areas; and approximately 29,000 GSF for research space for engineering disciplines.
Missouri Valley College is the home of the 78,000 square foot Burns Athletic Center that includes a 2,000-seat gymnasium, indoor track, weight room, locker rooms, training rooms, classrooms, coaches' offices, and the Viking Hall of Fame.
The Central Methodist University Allied Health Building project is a two-story classroom and lab building for Allied Health Professionals. When completed, the facility will be state-of-the-art with technology for teaching/researching purposes.
This new school project included programming, work sessions, spatial relationship diagrams and initial schematic design drawings and construction administration. The new school was completed in August of 2015.
Designed to be a recruiting tool and showcase for the college, this $6 million, 44,841 sq. ft. multipurpose facility includes on its 29,925 sq. ft. first floor a fitness center, student lounge and café, Student Life Department Administrative Offices, a Student Health Clinic, and a multipurpose gymnasium.
The renovation of Switzler Hall at the University of Missouri involved gutting the interior of the 20,759 gross square foot, four-level brick building and using a unique shoring system to support the exterior walls of the building from the inside while simultaneously reconstructing the building’s interior.
With aspirations to increase the private school options in the region, the Diocese of Jefferson City hired the PWA team to develop a master plan and designs for a new Regional Catholic High School in Columbia, Missouri.
The Central Methodist University Weight room Addition project is an approximate 10,000 square foot addition to Puckett Fieldhouse which includes a weight room, coaches offices, meeting rooms, and public restrooms.