Education

Wakefield High School
Arlington, Virginia

Our Firm provided MEP/FP design services for this 350,000 S.F. High School. The Project was a combination renovation/new construction. LEED strategies included photovoltaics, solar water heating, and rainwater harvesting and geothermal heat pumps. Project was LEED Gold Certified.

St. Christopher’s Luck Leadership Center
Richmond, Virginia

Dunlap & Partners provided M/E/P engineering design on this new Charles Luck Student Center. A new main dining hall anchors the building and serves as a venue for community gathering events. The project also features a ‘loud library’ equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment allowing student collaboration.

Collegiate School – Academic Commons
Richmond, Virginia

Dunlap and Partners provided engineering design services for this 27,000 SF building. The project houses the school’s library volumes and provides dining, meeting and classroom space. It also takes advantage of technological advances. The Economic Development Authority was responsible for the issuance of bonds of up to $24.5 million for the project.

VCU School of Dentistry Addition
Richmond, Virginia

Our engineers provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing/fire protection design services for a feasibility study and subsequent design to construct a 4 story addition to the existing dental school. Issues included generator capacity provisions, chilled and hot water capacity provisions, air handling provisions for each floor, and new plumbing provisions for the programmed clinics. Project was […]

Virginia Union University Living Center
Richmond, Virginia

Dunlap & Partners provided engineering design services for the University’s first student housing project in 50 years. The project, a 68,000 SF residence hall and student community center, will house residential students as well as provide space for workshops, business meetings or may be used as an artistic venue.

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) – Dining Hall, Shafer Court
Richmond, Virginia

Dunlap & Partners provided design for a new 57,000 SF student dining facility for the Academic Campus of VCU. The program spaces included a central kitchen, a dry storage, cooler/freezer storage, multiple servery locations and kiosks with dining areas located throughout the facility. See our “Learning Center” link for an INFORM Magazine article on this project.  

George Mason University – Johnson Student Center
Fairfax, Virginia

Our engineers provided MEP/FP design for a 300,000 SF student center building which became the main center piece of the campus. Building spaces included library functions and archival spaces, movie theater, film production facility, traditional classrooms, food court and student gathering areas. The cooling was provided by a central plant with ice thermal storage.  

Mint Hill Middle School
Charlotte, North Carolina

Engineering design services were provided for a new 160,000 SF middle school with individual classroom wings for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. The program included a gymnasium, an auditorium, and a cafeteria.  

Meadowbrook High School
Richmond, Virginia

Our team provided design for a renovation of 190,000 SF of existing classroom and administrative space and construction of 90,000 SF of new space. Program included a 900 seat auditorium and a gymnasium. There were multiple project phases over three academic years.  

Collegiate School
Richmond, Virginia

Our engineers provided MEP/FP design projects which included the HVAC renovation of the Middle School Building, Upper School Building & Music Building. Also, the design for a new 25,000 SF science building and new Lower School Campus consisting of 46,000 SF of new construction and 50,000 SF of renovated space. Some features included central chilled water plant with ice thermal storage on both the Upper and Lower School Campus.

St. Christopher’s School
Richmond, Virginia

Dunlap & Partners provided MEP/FP design projects  that included a campus utility master plan, HVAC renovation of Lower School Library and Auditorium, HVAC renovation of Middle School, new 20,000 SF science building and a new athletic center with an indoor track.  

St. Catherine’s School
Richmond, Virginia

One of our most recent educational facilities, St. Catherine’s School, a private K-12 school in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the Greater Richmond Commercial Real Estate (GRACRE) 2011 project of the year for institutional design.