Pernix Group, Inc. Announces Award of U.S. Department of State’s Kampala, Uganda’s New Office Annex10/19/2017 read more +
This project, which was completed by Pernix Guam employees, included the design and construction of a new $30 million high school and associated facilities on September 14, 2005. The high school is located on the cliff line at Guam Naval Hospital Compound overlooking Hagatna Bay. The school accommodates 477 High School students and associated staff.
Construction began April 4, 2006 with the demolition of 10 existing residential duplex and four-plex buildings including the removal of all hazardous materials contained in and under the existing buildings.
The main building consists of a two-story wing with general purpose and science classrooms, business education area, multimedia/computer lab, and administration area, and a one-story wing with special education rooms, multi-purpose spaces, kitchen, supply/workroom, music and art studios, JROTC program area, gymnasium and associated physical education spaces, and facility support functions. Expansion joints separate the one and two-story portions from each other and divide the one-story portions into three sections.
Exterior work included a covered walkway connecting the main entry with the visitor drop off, 400m running track, combination Football / Soccer field including concrete spectator bleachers, broadcasting booth, performance amphitheatre, bus drop-off loop, and parking areas for users.
M&E systems include backup power generator and HVAC systems, CCTV & CATV systems, chemical exhaust systems at Science Labs, smoke evacuation system at assembly areas, Intercom/Public Address system integrated with school clock and bell system.
This two-story, 115,000 square-foot facility was constructed utilizing reinforced cast in place concrete walls, long span precast double tee roof and floors, structural steel roof trusses with metal decking and concrete topping at the gymnasium buildings. The design complies with anti-terrorism force protection (AT/FP) standards.