Cedar Rapids Montessori School at Ground Transportation Center

GTC_Montessori_Daycare2_3x2 GTC_Montessori_Daycare4_3x2 GTC_Montessori_Daycare5_3x2 GTC_Montessori_Daycare6_3x2Ament, Inc. provided post 2008 flood restoration and design work for the Cedar Valley Montessori School on the ground floor and mezzanine level of the Ground Transportation Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. The work incorporated replacement of exterior windows and doors, restoration of interior partition walls, doors, new interior finishes, acoustic ceiling panels, mechanical and electrical service outlets and distribution.

The main mechanical and electrical systems were relocated to the mezzanine level to mitigate future flood damage.  Upgrades to the interior spaces to address acoustic and lighting issues, and replacement of the upper curtain walls and/or skylights to improve overall building thermal performance were completed as well.

Sustainable Upgrades:

  • – Changed air handling units from steam to boiler
  • -Heat recovery ventilators
  • -InterfaceFLOR tiles
  • -Low VOC paints
  • -Controllable lighting and occupancy sensored lights
  • -Armstrong biobased floor tile
  • -Renewable rubber wall base
  • -Low flow toilets

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Project Size: 18,790 sq ft

Estimated Construction Cost: $1.4 Million

Project Completed: 2010

Client Contact: Sandy Pumphrey, Building Facilities Capital Project Manager, 319-286-5864