Barren County High School, Media Center Renovations and Miscellaneous Improvements

Glasgow, Kentucky

  • FIRM

    RBS Design Group, P.S.C.

  • CLIENT

    Barren County Public Schools

  • AREA

    6,740 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $1,226,957.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    8/2014

The RBS Design Group Architecture design team was tasked with renovating the Barren County High School (BCHS) media center, and to complete miscellaneous upgrades to the Barren County Schools Central Office and Austin Tracy Elementary School.

The renovations to the BCHS media center included the removal or relocation of existing partition walls, new finishes ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMCMTA (Consulting Engineers), Wilkie (Structural Engineers)COST PER SQ FT$182.04FEATURED IN2015 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYRenovation a new circulation desk, new equipment and furnishings, lighting upgrades, casework and technology upgrades.

The design team collaborated with school representatives to create a fun, modern and functional space through selections for flooring, walls, lighting and furniture. Unique features include a custom circulation desk and wave panels on the ceiling. The renovation updated the out-of-date space and provides students with a more technology-driven and technology-friendly media center.

This project also included the removal and replacement of single-ply membrane roofing and added rigid insulation at the BCHS gymnasium, the central office and the Austin Tracy Elementary gymnasium.