St. Augustine Preparatory Educational Complex

St. Augustine Preparatory Educational Complex


LocationRichland, NJ
ClientSt. Augustine Prep
ArchitectManders/Merighi Associates
Start DateSeptember 2006
Completion Date November 2007
Building Size 100,000 sq. ft.
ConstructionButlerĀ® Metal Building / Conventional
DescriptionEducational complex

The high school annex features five science labs, administrative offices, an 1,100-seat gymnasium, an eight-lane swimming pool with bleacher seating for 300, a computer lab, and a 50-seat chapel.
Special Characteristics and ChallengesThis building utilized the Butler Building as the overall structure. The structure was designed to utilize 5 separate buildings coordinated into one large structure. The basement and second floor were constructed using conventional load bearing CMU and structural steel with the second floor composed of bar joist, metal deck and concrete. Energy management and humidity control features were implemented in the advanced mechanical systems for the gym and pool.
"The Prep" was featured in the Jan/Feb 2009 issue of Metal Building Developer. Click here for the article.