K-12 Schools

Gray's Creek Middle School

Location: Cumberland County, NC

Size: 125,000 square feet

Architect: LSV Partnership

Contractor: DeVere Construction Company

Budget: $18,000,000

The main portion of the building that composes the Administration, Media Center, Cafeteria, Gym, and offices is constructed of steel columns, beams, and joists.  The three Classroom Wings are load-bearing c.m.u. and a roof framed with steel joists and a metal roof deck.  The roof structure for the Classrooms is exposed bottom bearing steel joists with exposed rod diagonal bracing between each joist at the bearing locations.