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.