Lakota Middle School | Federal Way Public Schools

Location: Federal Way, WA

Student Size: 800
Size: 92,700 sq. ft.

Final Cost: $18.2 Million

Completion Date: 2010

Scope: Project Forensics and Analysis

Architect: Bassetti Architects

General Contractor: Lydig Construction

Delivery Method: Design-Bid-Build

The new Lakota Middle School was designed to meet high sustainability standards on a tight budget. Technical elements, such as photo-voltaic panels, reduce energy consumption while playing an active role in student education. Collaborative learning environments and technology labs invite 21st-century learning, such as STEM education.  

Due to numerous design changes, a claim was made. Hainline provided a calculation of damages and expert testimony during arbitration.