Projects / K-12 Education

Anita Uphaus Early Childhood Center – Austin Texas

Owner: Austin Independent School District
Contact Person: Jay Barnes III, FAIA | BGK - Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects
Current Phone Number: 512-476-7133
Date Completed: September 2012
Final Cost: $14,785,000
Project Description:

New 73,000 Pre-K elementary school. 24 room facility includes a cafeteria, kitchen, gymnasium, library, administrative offices and an outdoor playground. Mechanical systems included a central thermal utility plant complete with chilled water and heating water production and distribution. The state-of-the-art facility, designed specifically for young learners – pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. The teachers, administrators and staff members work together to nurture and guide each child’s progress with the mission of developing life-long learners. The Center was named for Anita Uphaus, a teacher and key administrator, who spent 32 continuous years providing guidance and leadership to students, teachers and families throughout the Austin Community.


Services Provided:

Jose I. Guerra Inc. provided complete mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design and construction administration services.


Awards / Recognition:

Dedication Ceremony November 2012

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