West Boca/Delray High School Palm Beach County, Florida

West Boca/Delray High School

TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc. provided structural engineering design, contract administration and threshold inspection services on this new 2,500-student capacity Design/Build high school. This new high school prototype, located on 57 acres, consists of a two-story modular design concept that supports structure, infrastructure, circulation and curriculum flexibility. The modular arrangement around an internal courtyard allows for single point monitoring addressing safety and security. The school was built to withstand 180 MPH winds per the Department of Education's Enhanced Hurricane Protection Areas (EHPA).

Key Structural Components
Concrete tilt-up wall panels
Concrete slab-on-grade
Shallow concrete foundations
Poured-in-place concrete columns
Prestressed concrete joists, floor and roof systems
Structural steel with metal deck roof systems
Prestressed concrete soffits and beams
Precast exterior concrete stairs
Design Team
Architect: Song + Associates, Inc.
Contractor: James B. Pirtle Construction Co., Inc.
Structural Engineers: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 350,000 GSF
Construction Cost: $45 Million
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