Ashlawn Elementary School - Renovation and New Addition
Location: 5950 8th Road, North Arlington, VA
Owner:Arlington Public Schools
Architect:SHW Group, LLP
Contract Amount:$15.2 Million
Date of Completion:6/04/2015
This project involved the renovation of and addition to the existing two-story Ashlawn Elementary School (69,668 SF). The renovation work entailed creating larger, reconfigured classrooms, meeting rooms and specialty rooms. In addition, the structure’s mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire/life safety systems were upgraded; a new elevator and stairwell were added in order to access all levels of the renovated school from one location; and the roofing system was replaced. The new addition is a three-story steel structure (28,008 SF) with 15 classrooms and a new media center. Site improvements include a new entry plaza and parent drop-off drive; reconfiguration of the field/track area and playground spaces; landscaping; and stormwater management facilities.