MIDVALE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Project Confirmation Number: 18906
Entry Category Institutional:
Institutional: Schools, Churches, and Transportation Facilities.
7852 Pioneer Street
Midvale, Utah 84081
Brief description of the project:
Designed to fit in with the surrounding neighborhood aesthetics. The 3 academic houses are lined up together similar to the streets of houses in town with "outdoor classroom" courtyards adjacent to each house. The blocks were designed to maximize natural day lighting and connected individuality between the grades. The replacement middle school is located on the site to maximize green space and play-fields and to clearly mark the front entry as welcoming to the students and the public.
Size of Building:
205,000 Sq Ft
Amount of Masonry Used (include all types and number of units):
78,800 8x4x16 Atlas brick in Almond and Copperstone.
,600 6x4x16 Atlas Brick in Almond.
12,400 8" x 2-1/4" x 16" Atlas Quartette, in Almond and Copperstone.
4,100 10"x 2-1/4" x 16" Atlas-Quartette in Almond and Copperstone.
1,380 10"x 4" x 16" Atlas brick in Almond.
CMU: 235,000 8x8x16 & 12x8x16 Concrete block of both sizes.
Project completion date: 2017
Explain the project and its unique use of masonry materials and techniques:
Midvale Middle School takes cues from the brick houses and art-deco style architecture of the historic town. The unique use of the different colors of brick along with the bright oranges of the accent material provide the art-deco look. The use of the 4' high brick along with the 2-1/4" brick add to the look. The 11,000 square foot gymnasium is accomplished with using a structural masonry wall and provides safety and security that masonry can provide. The masonry walls on the exterior of the building will provide a near maintenance free product for years to come.
DOYLE HATFIELD MASONRY
CANYON SCHOOL DISTRICT
HUGHES GENERAL CONTRACTORS
ASH GROVE PACKAGING, AN OLDCASTLE COMPANY
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Mark Hedman - Interstate Brick &
Brian Peterson - VCBO Architecture
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