CASE STUDY: Alpine School District Prototype Middle Schools, Alpine and Lehi, Utah

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Completion date
Timberline Middle School—fall 2004
Willowcreek Middle School—fall 2005

Gross square footage
180,000 (each school)

Total construction cost

Alpine School District
575 North 100 East
Ameican Fork, UT 84003  

VCBO Architecture
524 South 600 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102 
T (801) 575-8800
F (801) 531-9850

Steve H. Crane, FAIA: Principal in Charge
Vern Latham, AIA: Project Manager
Boyd McAllister, AIA: Project Designer
Jeanne Jackson, AIA: Project Designer

Architect of record
VCBO Architecture

Interior designer
VCBO Architecture

Bsumek Mu & Associates P.C.
345 South 400 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Van Beorum & Frank
330 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

BNA Consulting Engineers II
635 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Ensign Engineering
90 E. Fort Union Blvd., Suite 100
Midvale, UT 84047

VCBO Architecture
524 South 600 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Spectrum Engineers
175 S. Main Street, Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

General contractor
Hogan and Associates
940 North 1250 West
Centerville, Utah 84014

VCBO Architecture
524 South 600 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801)  575-8800
Dana Sohm
801) 450-1947

VCBO Architecture
524 South 600 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

CAD system, project management, or other software used
Auto Cad; 3D Modeling

Product Specification

Structural system
Masco, Inc.
462 S 675 W
Centerville, UT 84014

Exterior cladding
Buehner Block Co
2800 S West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84115 - 3504

Metal/glass curtainwall:
United States Aluminum
3663 Bandini Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90023

Metal cladding: Fabral,

Elastomeric: Sarnafil

Aluminum: United States Aluminum

Skylights: Kalwall

Entrances: United States Aluminum

Metal doors: Mollerup Glass Company

Wood doors: VT Industries

Locksets: Upublic

Hinges: Schlage

Closers: LCN

Exit devices: Precision

Interior finishes
Cabinetwork and custom woodwork: Huetter Mill & Cabinet

Paints and stains: Kwall-Howells

Plastic laminate: Wilsonart International

Floor and wall tile: Dal-Tile Corporation

Carpet: Lee’s Faculty

Auditorium seating: Hussey

Lockers: Republic Storage Systems

Bleachers: Hussey Seating Company

Elevators/Escalators: ThysenKrupp

American Standard

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