Harwich, MA – Coreslab Structures of Connecticut recently provided the specialty engineering and fabrication for the high-performance precast concrete building envelope cladding for Cape Cod Regional Technical High School.
Founded in 1975, Cape Cod Regional Technical High School provides “an opportunity to acquire high quality, academic, technical and social skills which prepare our students for success in our changing world.” Architectural firm Drummey Rosane Anderson, Inc.’s (DRA) goal was to provide 21st century learning and to support the new education philosophy for career and technical education.
The brand new 3-story structure, with over 214,000sf of building on a 67-acre site, provides a combination of student commons, learning commons, general classrooms, group/flex spaces, labs, an art room/maker space, a multipurpose room, and technical shops.
The high-performance precast concrete building envelope cladding, of various shapes, textures and colors and provided by Coreslab, allowed the design team freedom of expression, durability, and longevity, and meets the latest energy codes and environmental concerns with building materials.
Architectural high-performance cladding and total precast concrete solutions assist the design and construction community by putting in place durable buildings with limited site access and reduced schedules.