Career & Technology Center

Horn Lake, Mississippi

♦ 2017 AIA Memphis Citation Award ♦

Allen & Hoshall PLLC provided architectural and engineering services for the new 60,000 sq. ft. technical center to serve the DeSoto County School System. Programs housed in the facility are Automotive Service, Industrial Maintenance, Construction and Manufacturing, Metal Fabrication, Transportation Logistics, Digital Media Technology, Health Science, Information Technology, Engineering and Culinary Arts.

These primary programs consist of classrooms, labs, and the necessary equipment to provide the proper education and training to students. Additional classroom space is provided to work in conjunction with the primary programs and includes support for a diesel mechanic program, hospitality, and a certified nursing assistant program. Support spaces within the facility include: offices and areas for staff, storage rooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, workrooms, and IT support offices.

The project was designed to exceed compliance with energy code the newly adopted ASHRAE 2010 requirements by the State of Mississippi.

The project included the extension of Parkwood Avenue, recently renamed Kuykendall Lane, approximately 1000 ft. The three lane road extension intersects Interstate Drive and was a key part of the New Career Technical Center Project.

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