K-12 Schools

The Franciscan School at Saint Francis of Assisi

Location: Raleigh, NC

Size: 23,000 square feet

Architect: Little Diversified Architectural Consulting

Contractor: Clancy and Theys Construction Company

Fleming & Associates was the structural Engineer of Record for the Sienna Center for Lifelong Learning, the Community Center and Gym, and St. Mary of the Angels Chapel at The Franciscan School at Saint Francis of Assisi. 

The Siena Center for Lifelong Learning is an educational building which houses classrooms, science labs, offices for Faith Formation, and office for middle school staff.  The one story portion of the building is constructed of load-bearing metal stud walls supporting a wood truss roof.  The two story portion is constructed of steel columns and beams with a composite metal deck and concrete floor slab, and a wood truss roof. 

The Community Center and Gym is used by the students during the day and is used for the school's sports teams.  The gymnasium is constructed of load-bearing cmu walls supporting long span steel bar joists with a metal roof deck.  The surrounding low roof areas for the remainder of the building are constructed of load-bearing light gage metal stud walls at the exterior and steel columns and beams at the interior supporting a wood truss roof.