Jefferson Houston School

[one_half] JOB NAME: Jefferson Houston PK-8 School LOCATION: Alexandria, VA CONTRACTOR: Turner Construction ARCHITECT: VMDO Architects/Concordia AWARDS Seeking LEED Silver Certification DATE OF INSTALLATION: Summer 2014 SUMMARY: Jefferson Houston School is a 130,000 square foot new building that houses Pre-K through 8th grades in Alexandria City, VA. The contemporary learning facility houses up to 800 … Continued

Langley Middle School

[one_half] JOB NAME: The Langley Middle School SCHOOL: The Langley School LOCATION: McLean, VA PARTNER: The Langley School CONTRACTOR: Miller Brothers ARCHITECT: DCS Design DATE OF INSTALLATION: Summer 2014 SUMMARY: The Langley Middle School is a 28,000 square foot new building that is part of The Langley School K through 8th campus in McLean, VA. … Continued

ARCHITECTURE DC – “Builds to Reclaim Former Glory”

The Spring 2014 issue of Architecture DC magazine includes a feature article “Dunbar High School – Builds to Reclaim Former Glory”, highlighting the re-imagining of Dunbar High School in Washington, DC. DES is proud to have worked closely with Perkins Eastman and Moody Nolan architects on the projects, along with the District of Columbia Public … Continued

3D Immersive Learning – zSpace – New Product from DES

DES is proud to announce our new partnership zSpace, the cutting edge 3D Immersive Learning tool. zSpace offers 3D augmented reality experiences for Science, Technology and Engineering topics, with more on the way. Please take 2 minutes to watch the video below on how zSpace changed one school:   [button_medium color=”dark” target=”_blank” url=””] Download PDF … Continued

Dunbar High School

[one_half] JOB NAME: Dunbar High School SCHOOL: Dunbar High School LOCATION: Washington, DC PARTNER: District of Columbia Public Schools and Department of General Services CONTRACTOR: Smoot / Gilbane Construction ARCHITECT: Perkins Eastman / Moody Nolan DATE OF INSTALLATION: Summer, 2013 AWARDS: 2013 – LEED Platinum Certification SUMMARY: In partnership with Perkins Eastman Architects, Smoot / … Continued

ARCHITECTURE DC – “Two Cool Schools”

The Spring 2013 issue of Architecture DC magazine includes a feature article “Two Cool Schools”, highlighting the firm Cox, Graae & Spack’s renovation/re-design of two DC Public High Schools, Woodrow Wilson HS, and H. D. Woodson HS. DES is proud to have worked closely with CGS architects on both projects, along with DCPS, including design … Continued

Langley Education Campus

[one_half] JOB NAME: Langley Education Campus – Living with Science Laboratory SCHOOL: Langley Education Campus LOCATION: Washington, DC PARTNER: Root Cause, Inc DATE OF INSTALLATION: December, 2011 SUMMARY: In partnership with DCPS Office of Innovation, Langley EC School Administration, and Root Cause, DES donated seating and LJ Create “Living with Science” software curriculum and equipment … Continued

Phelps A.C.E. High School

[one_half] JOB NAME: Phelps A.C.E. High School SCHOOL: Phelps A.C.E. High School LOCATION: Washington, DC CONTRACTOR: Turner Construction ARCHITECT: Fanning Howey DATE OF INSTALLATION: July 2008 AWARDS: 2008 – Turner Construction – Subcontractor of the Year – Finishes Category – Base Bldg. SUMMARY:     Phelps ACE High School is a city-wide, comprehensive application high school … Continued

The Edmund Burke School

[one_half] SCHOOL: The Edmund Burke School LOCATION: Washington, DC CONTRACTOR: Forester ARCHITECT: Bowie Gridley DATE OF INSTALLATION: August, 2006 SUMMARY: DES installed a combination of wood laboratory casework as well as plastic laminate casework. The job consisted of a nunber of rooms, including chemistry, art, computer, darkroom and general classroom. The casework and installation was … Continued

Potomac Middle School

[one_half] SCHOOL: Potomac (Four Year Trail) Middle School LOCATION: Prince William County, VA CONTRACTOR: Caldwell & Santmyer ARCHITECT: SHW PARTNER: Prince William County Public Schools DATE OF INSTALLATION: November, 2005 SUMMARY: Job consisted of (21) rooms includes Science, Technology and Work & Family Studeis. Leonard Peterson casework was used throughout. [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last]