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Jonathan Dickinson State Park - Environmental Education Research Center Jupiter, Florida

Jonathan Dickinson State Park - Environmental Education Research Center

TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc. provided structural engineering design, construction administration and inspection services on this 15,400 square foot, $1.84 million environmental education research center near the Loxahatchee River. The center includes an exhibit hall, auditorium, classrooms and laboratories to conduct research and educate visitors about the diverse bio-communities within the park.

Key Structural Components
Concrete slab-on-grade
Load bearing masonry walls
Shallow concrete spread footing foundations
Exterior Porch framing supported by wood columns and beams around perimeter
 
Design Team
Architect: Omura Casey Morel, Inc.
Contractor: Ocean Gate Construction
Structural Engineers: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 15,400 GSF
Construction Cost: $1.84 million
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