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Rivers Education Center
The Charleston County School district engaged Davis & Floyd to initiate extensive design services to improve a historic school campus located in Charleston, South Carolina.
Designed structural and seismic design improvements to meet building codes
Restored building exteriors, which included replacement windows and doors, copper gutters and downspouts, brick restoration, and roof
Reinforced exterior structures
Finished interiors with all architectural and building systems including mechanical, fire protection, plumbing, electrical, fire alarm, data, communications, and security
Improved landscaping, traffic flow, and site lighting
Historic architecture required creative design that respected and incorporated existing buildings and structures
Unreinforced masonry mandated complex retrofitting
Historic building requirements dictated building materials such as shingles
A project that preserved a historic building while ensuring structural soundness, and transforming the interior into a state-of-the-art learning environment.