St. Augustine Preparatory Educational Complex
Start Date: September 2006
End Date: November 2007
Client: Richland, NJ
Architect: Manders/Merighi Associates
Building Size: 100,000 sq. ft.
Construction: Butler® Metal Building / Conventional
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 Challenges
This 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.