Back to School with Architectural Precast 101

The design for the six-section Dakota Prairie Elementary school was developed by DesignARC and Cannon, Moss, Brygger Architects. The general contractor, Mills Construction, then carefully coordinated all of the materials and work to be completed to maximize efficiency in the construction phase. The completed building design features various textures created by the precaster, Gage Brothers, utilizing ABS plastic formliners from Architectural Polymers.

Dakota Prairie Elementary

The Dakota Prairie Elementary School is a success story for Brookings, South Dakota. The local community rallied and campaigned for a new elementary school and ultimately won. The Brookings School District embarked on the $15 million project with an ambitious design and construction schedule, expecting the new school to be completed in time for the 2015-2016 school year. Classes are set to begin August 26th.

Dakota Prairie Elementary

Dakota Prairie Elementary

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