Pre-Construction includes the planning, design, cost estimating, preliminary scheduling, bidding, and all other activities prior to breaking ground. Visit this page for Pre-Construction updates.
Kickoff OAC (Owner-Architect-Contractor) Meeting January 2, 2018 @ Teton School District Offices
Attendees: Monte Woolstenhulme (School Superintendent), Delwyn Jensen (Board Member), Eric Reiser (GPC Architects), Garret Chadwick(GPC Architects), Bryer Hastings (Headwaters), Jason Streit (Headwaters), and Brent Douglass (Headwaters)
Purpose: Initial Kickoff meeting to discuss to begin discussions regarding, scope, schedule, logistics, and process. Topics Discussed:
As the Design Team is still gathering information regarding programming and scope, no definite design or construction milestones have been set
Update summary on Driggs Elementary School Programming Workshop and Design Charrette, and plans for additional workshops
Sub-consultants for the Design Team
Preliminary Discussion about a Subcontractor Fair to encourage participation by local Teton Valley subcontractors
Set date and time for standard monthly OAC meetings: 1st Tuesday of each month
Update on bond funding and other financial topics including Builder’s Risk Insurance
Specifying internal processes for sharing information throughout the project
Driggs Elementary School Programming Workshop and Design Charrette December 19, 2017 @ Driggs Elementary School Staff Room
Attendees: 19 Individuals including representatives of GPC Architects, Driggs ES Principal, several teachers from each grade, special curriculum faculty, special education faculty, maintenance staff and a counselor.
Purpose: The purpose of the meeting was to review the program for the new elementary school, analyze the site, and set goals for the new facility, while considering the needs of the school teachers and staff.
Project Goals, while considering project strengths, weaknesses, and challenges
Site Analysis, including natural forces, i.e., sun, weather, views, constraints
Project Programming, including a list of needed spaces and approximate sizes
Outdoor spaces to consider
Generate basic designs (see photos below of faculty using the scale-model blocks)
8 Designs were initially generated
3 Designs were selected as most in alignment with project goals
A comprehensive report of this meeting is forthcoming and will be posted to this website.