Top Navigation

Custom Categories Archives: Educational

Pulaski Tech South Campus

Completion Date: October 2008
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Architect: Taggart-Foster-Currence-Gray

New Transportation Technology Center/South Campus for Pulaski Technical College is located at 13000 I-30 in the former Little Rock Expo Center. Phase One renovation/construction was completed in August 2008. The campus includes a culinary school, traditional college programs, including biology/chemistry labs, computer labs, a library and administrative offices.

Phase II was completed in October 2008…the Transportation Technology Center. Teaching facilities include automotive technology, collision repair, diesel mechanics and small engine repair.

Continue Reading

eSTEM Public Charter Schools

Completion Date: August 2008
Location: Little Rock, AR
Architect: Witsell Evans Rasco Architects

“National Register of Historic Places”

The eSTEM (Economics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Public Charter Schools opened July 21, 2008. The historic Arkansas Gazette Building in downtown Little Rock was renovated to house the new K-9 schools. The 60,000 sf, 3-story building includes 46 classrooms plus special education, art, and science centers and also accommodates approximately 850 students.

Project was awarded Excellence in Preservation Through Rehabilitation by The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas.

Continue Reading

Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School

Completion Date: August 2011
Location: Jacksonville, AR
Architect: WD&D Architects

Lighthouse Academies selected East Harding as construction manager for the new charter school located on the Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville. The 26,000 sf former conference center was renovated in a record 70 days to open for the Fall 2011 semester. The Flightline Upper Academy Campus is a middle school for grades 5 through 8 for both civilian and military students whose purpose is to prepare students for college through a rigorous arts-infused program.

 

Continue Reading

Dollarway School District’s Robert F. Morehead Middle School

Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Completion Date:
August 2010
Architect: Nelson Architectural Group

Robert F. Morehead Middle School is a new 56,000 sf school, plus the gym and cafeteria were renovated.  The project required removing two existing buildings, adding new bus and parent routes, new parking, and a new sports practice field.

East Harding, via value engineering, was able to reduce the cost of construction by 10%, enabling the District to use this savings to increase the scope of the project.

 

 

Continue Reading

Dollarway High School George W. Stepps Technology Center

Location: Pine Bluff, AR
Completion Date:
June 2012
Architect: Nelson Architectural Group

The new 12,000 square foot facility was a from the ground-up building, connected via covered walkways to the existing Horton-Richardson Building. It features a fully equipped chemistry science lab, four up-to-date computer labs, and an art room. All meet new state requirements and feature high-efficiency air-conditioning, water-saving plumbing and, energy-saving lighting. Project funding is 40% American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds and 60% Arkansas State Partnership matching grants.

Continue Reading

eSTEM High Public Charter School

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Completion Date:
July 2010
Architect: WER Architects/Planners

The renovation of the former Federal Reserve Building (49,963 sq ft) in Downtown Little Rock was completed July 2010, to house the eSTEM High Public Charter School.

The new school features 21 classrooms, chemistry lab, physics lab, art room, media center. There is a building-wide wireless network, and each classroom is equipped with 4 computer stations, a built-in audiovisual system with a 3D projector, screen, and speakers.

Special Note: the building is on the National Register of Historic Places, and special attention was given in the restoration to preserve its historic value.

Continue Reading

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville | Memorial Hall

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Completion Date:
March 2011
Architect: Allison Architects

This project consists of the installation of a central “mini-heating” plant in the Memorial Hall Building, including steam piping, hot water piping, chilled water piping, heat exchanger, pumps, controls, domestic hot water heater and electrical work for all. The plant will be providing heat to Peabody Hall, Memorial Hall, the ROTC building and the Graduate Education Building.

National Register of Historic Places

Continue Reading

Farmington High School Phase I

Location: Farmington, AR
Completion Date:
12/1/2014
Architect: Hight-Jackson Associates, P.A.

In November 2013, East Harding was the lowest qualified bidder and was awarded the Farmington High School Phase I project — construction of a new 74,819 sf competitive gymnasium and fine arts center.
Includes:

  • an 800-seat auditorium
  • an 1,800-seat basketball arena
  • locker facilities for both JV and Varsity boys and girls teams
  • weight training facility
  • performing arts department (band, choral, drama, with changing areas and stage set design construction area and storage)
Continue Reading

Lyon College Edwards Commons Student Center

Location: Batesville, Arkansas
Completion Date: July 2012
Architect: RPPY Architects

Following a fire that destroyed the Student Center, funds were raised, plans drawn, and a new Student Center was built. The 44,000 sf, 2-story facility houses the new kitchen and student dining hall, game room, student life center, bookstore, meeting rooms, and more. Construction began in November 2011 and was complete for the 2012-13 school year.

 

Continue Reading

UALR Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Completion Date: May 2012
Architect: WER Architects

East Harding is very proud to be a part of the team that built the new Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

This was a three-phase project to construct the five floor, 50,000 sf, steel frame laboratory and research building. Phase I was the sitework and central utility plant upgrade, completed in November 2011. Phase II was the foundation, core and shell and rooftop garden, completion May 2012. Phase III was the building interiors, including research labs, support spaces, teaching labs, classrooms, and a 100-seat auditorium, completion May 2012.

The building is LEED Gold certified, fully commissioned and implemented Governor Beebe’s Mentor-Protege Program to increase Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) participation in the project.

Continue Reading