With a passion for creating innovative spaces that support the changing needs of students, the Garver Buildings Team has experience with both K-12 and higher education building design. From high-tech classrooms and science labs to state-of-the-art athletic facilities and performing arts theaters, the Garver Buildings Team has provided and continues to provide compelling design solutions for educational facilities.
Garver tackles the necessary maintenance projects required to sustain positive learning environments at institutions of higher education.
Garver teamed with WER Architects for the design of the Conway High School addition. The first phase of the project created a 65,000 square feet academic building with 10 science labs and flexible learning space. Phase II created a 35,000 square feet dining hall building, courtyard, and covered canopy system to tie new and existing buildings together into a seamless campus. Garver provided engineer design for the project.
Diverse experience in building and non-building design including new facilities and major structural renovations.
Efficient and maintainable heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system designs for indoor air quality and thermal comfort.
Lighting, lightning protection and grounding systems, power distribution, and emergency power generation systems design.
Designs for safe and efficient water, sewer, and gas distribution systems.
Fire detection, fire alarm, mass notification, and fire suppression systems to enhance safety, reliability, and property preservation.
Communication, audio visual, and security system designs.
Third-party reporting to make sure a project meets an owners specifications from pre-design through construction.
LEED consulting, guiding principles consulting, energy modeling, and life cycle cost analysis for new and existing buildings.
Supporting our contractor partners as the Designer of Record for federal design-build projects.
Site development services, including utility coordination during survey, design, and construction phases.
All aspects of planning and design of the outdoor environment to enhance buildings, pedestrian trails, and more.
Master planning and land-use planning includes assessing existing facilities, conducting feasibility studies, and planning for future requirements.