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BARWELL ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & COMMUNITY CENTER

Location: Wake County Public Schools, NC
Budget: $25.6 Million
Size: 138,446 sf
Year Completed: 2006

Barwell Road Elementary School accommodates 800 students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is built following a two-story prototype design adopted by Wake County Public Schools. In addition to the 100,000 sf school, there is a 40,473 sf community center connected by a hallway. Both buildings have a structural steel framing system and spread concrete footings. The community center includes 2 full-size gyms and community classrooms, with exposed structural steel framing at the entry canopy and long span trusses over the gymnasiums.

Architect: Small Kane Webster Conley Architects
Photography: Marc Lamkin