PROVOST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Project Confirmation Number: 86105
Entry Category Institutional Public Entries:
Public Schools, Churches, and Transportation Facilities
629 South 1000 East
Provo, Utah 84606
Brief description of the project:
The new Provost Elementary School rebuild, which is a new, 63,560 square foot, two-story facility that was built within ten feet of the old school. The structure for the state-of-the-art building is made of masonry brick sits and includes unique curved hallways.
Size of Building:
63,560 Square Feet
Amount of Masonry Used (include all types and number of units):
Chili Pepper: (60% Split Face, %40 Honed)
35,760 total Java: (60% Honed, 40% Split Face)
3,860 total Confetti: (100% Honed)
2,473 total Colonial Crème: (100% Honed):
39,455 total Grout Used for Project:
163 yards of Grout Mortar Used For Project:
816 Bulky Bags of Mortar
Project completion date: October 2018
Explain the project and its unique use of masonry materials and techniques.
On this project, there were several things that made it challenging and very technical in quality of work and logistics. There were over 35 mitered corners on this project that went up to as high as 32’0. There was several large radius that went from one end to the other of this whole project. Making a total of 1,140 Lineal feet of masonry radius wall!
This design takes a very experienced journeyman mason to accomplish this craftsmanship, at the same time making sure we are working our apprentices in these areas to make sure that our future journeyman masons have acquired the skill level necessary for the future of the masonry industry.
Also building with an existing school in session and in such close quarters is always a tricky situation. It takes timing, teamwork & precise planning to make the schedule possible. Also, there were five different colors of the block and four colors of mortar on this project.
With that being said, it requires effective communication and direction to accomplish the desired look!
HARV & HIGAM MASONRY
PROVO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
HOGAN & ASSOCIATES CONSTRUCTION
AMCOR MASONRY PRODUCTS
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Photos provided by
Jim Fairchild (close-up exteriors)
Paul Richer (interior and the front entry shot)
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