Burgess Elementary School,
Sturbridge, Massachusetts, North America
Client: Drummey Rosane Anderson, Inc.
Services: Cost Management & Quantity Surveying
First opening in 1950 with additions in 1958, 1963, 1968 and 1972, Burgess Elementary School underwent its most thorough renovation – a three-phase project ending in 2012. The school is one of the largest preschool to Grade 6 schools in Massachusetts, and now features state-of-the-art technology with smartboards in each classroom. Sustainable elements such as low flow fixtures and a solar array to help teach students environmental awareness while lowering operating costs and keeping expenses down in the future.
DRA was selected to perform design and construction services for the addition / renovation, which included the addition of a new building, renovation and updating the existing classroom section of the building, brand new playground, walking trail, renovated gymnasium and a new gymnasium.
Rider Levett Bucknall provided cost consulting for this project to Drummey Rosane Anderson, Inc.