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Tue, Sep 12

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Gretna East High School

Project Tour: Gretna East High School

Gretna Public Schools officially opens its doors to its highly anticipated second high school, Gretna East, which provides space to grow.

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Project Tour:  Gretna East High School
Project Tour:  Gretna East High School

Time & Location

Sep 12, 5:30 PM

Gretna East High School, 18102 Lincoln Rd, Omaha, NE 68136, USA

About the Event

Join us for our first project tour of the 2023-24 program season!  Jim Torres of DLR Group will lead the tour of the newly completed East High School for Gretna Public Schools located in southwest Omaha, Nebraska. Tour will focus on the features of the project and the design team’s process to engage 

with the owner and construction manager to complete the 370,000 square foot project over the pandemic period.

Learning Objectives: 

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. List the vision and guiding principles for the project
  2. Explain how all the stakeholders from community, administration, teachers, and students were engaged in the planning/design process to get the necessary input
  3. Describe the choice of building materials and how they contribute to durability and flexibility of the building
  4. Describe the sustainable design features and predicted energy performance of the project
  5. Describe the construction management process, the decision-making process, and the management of bond budget versus the actual construction cost
  6. Identify where specialty disciplines, for example acoustics, audio-visual, theatrical, and graphic design, were engaged in the design of the project

Meet at south main entrance off Lincoln Road

No personal protective equipment required

After Tour Drinks and Conversation: 

Lighthouse Bar & Grill

10215 South 168th Ave, Suite 201

Omaha, NE 68136

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