CSI Memphis August Chapter Meeting
Speaker: Michael Winter, AIA - AIA Memphis Chapter President - Fleming Architects
Topic: Bartlett High School
Process – Review the process used to assess and evaluate existing conditions, master planning, community involvement, and funding sources for the renovations and additions to Bartlett High School.
Existing Facility Assessment
Renovation Challenges – Review the challenges to renovating and unifying a campus with buildings dating from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s with new construction.
Varying Finish Floor Elevations
Unification of Building Materials & Facades
Construction Details & Materials – Review the construction details and materials that were used to integrate a complex of 9 separate existing buildings along with 150,000 SF of new construction into a 400,000 SF building under one roof.
Major structural systems: load bearing masonry and structural steel
LED lighting: form & function
Design – Review the design challenges and opportunities to update a growing campus to modern standards with a fresh identity.
Space planning & circulation on a tight site
Building branding and a unique identity for a new school district
Design features of major public spaces