The Challenge

To retrofit an aging (dilapidated would be a good word for it!) furniture warehouse and nightclub to accommodate a fully functional preparatory school with professional office space.

The Solution

Multiple site visits to assess the existing conditions of the building to provide an analysis and recommendations for strengthening existing elevated concert decking with FRP (Fiber Reinforcing Polymer) technology. Analyzed existing roof structure and providing additional reinforcing for the addition of MEP equipment.

PROJECT DETAILS

DVO retrofit an aging (dilapidated would be a good word for it!) furniture warehouse and nightclub to accommodate a fully functional preparatory school with professional office space.

  • client // Element Architects
  • needs // M.E.P ENGINEERING, Structural ENGINEERING
  • project location // 5515 Southeast Freeway, Houston, Texas
  • industry // Education
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