Architecture + Interiors: Renovations and Additions to Jones Academy of Fine Arts & Dual Language and Shackelford Junior High School


Renovations to Jones Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language campus located in Arlington ISD include a full redesign and extension of their current kitchen and service yard, increasing the square footage of the kitchen. Interior renovations to Pre-K classrooms include new finishes and restrooms. In addition, the exterior renovations include additional parking to serve the campus’ needs, parking lot resurfacing, and exterior lighting improvements.

Shackelford Jr High School is a 118,000 SF building that received renovations that included mechanical, electrical, plumbing, architectural, site improvements, and accessibility improvements. These accessibility improvements included the addition of two new ADA accessible elevators, ADA chair lift at the gym/cafeteria, and various accessibility renovations throughout the campus. Furthermore, interior renovations included special education classrooms renovations, restroom upgrades, new finishes, patching and painting the entire interior of building, updating all light fixtures to LED light fixtures, replacement of ceilings and ceiling grids as well as air conditions upgrades.

CLIENT: Arlington ISD

CONTRACTOR:  CORE Construction

LOCATION: Arlington, TX

SERVICES PROVIDED:  Architectural Design, Construction Documents and Construction Administration

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