Southwest High School will receive moderate renovations to the Fine Arts and Science classrooms.
Common spaces will be renovated to create collaboration spaces for learning and student interaction. Moderate renovations will be applied to various locations within the school to meet the twenty-first century learning model. Renovations will include reclaiming or repurposing space to support Career and Technical Education.
KEY INFORMATION
Trustee
CJ Evans
Budget
$37,532,213
Opening Date
August 2021
Design Process
Address
4100 Altamesa Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76133
15,944
New Square Footage
186,490
Renovated Square Footage
Construction Process
PROJECT TEAM
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Matt Tanner
Matt Tanner
Owner Representative
Imperial
Contractor
Parkhill Smith & Cooper
Architect

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A Few Finishes

10/02/2020

Take a look at the some of the new Southwest High School finishes!

Panel Update

09/04/2020

The front entry flatwork and metal panel install is nearing completion

Front Entry + Classroom Addition

08/21/2020

Take a look at the front entry and classroom addition!

Front Entry Update

08/14/2020

The exterior of the building continues to push forward. The windows and the front entry metal panels have been installed

Block 1 Classrooms

08/07/2020

The Block 1 classrooms have been cleaned and are ready for the new furniture to arrive

Ceilings & Fixtures

07/24/2020

The restroom fixtures are set, and the Block 1 panel and ceiling installation is complete.

Arts & AV Wing Framing

07/15/2020

Parapet framing work for the new metal panels at the Arts/AV wing is ongoing, meanwhile, the interior wall framing for […]

More Installations

07/10/2020

The Block 5 framing and geothermal main lines have been installed, the new classroom brick has been installed, and the […]

Ready for the 4th!

06/26/2020

The walls at Southwest are finished just in time for the 4th of July! The restroom tile installation is complete, […]

Decking & Paneling

06/18/2020

The Arts AV Steel erection and metal decking are complete, meanwhile, we’ve laid out the main corridor PSI wall panel […]

Sheathing at Southwest

06/12/2020

We have completed the sheathing at the classroom addition, and are now focusing on the sheathing for the front entry. […]

Framing & Rebar

06/03/2020

Exterior framing for the new front entry continues. Forms and rebar have been set for the new front sidewalks so […]

Interiors Are Just as Important!

05/29/2020

The block 1 classroom wing ceiling grid is complete and ready to start installing the light fixtures and make final […]

Beaming Over These Beams

05/22/2020

The structural steel has been installed in the Arts AV wing

All About the Installations

05/15/2020

Imperial has the decking installed on both the classroom addition and the lower roof of the front addition, the block […]

Southwest is Going Steady.

05/01/2020

A lot is being accomplished here at Southwest! Imperial has completed the foundation and slab work for both new additions, […]

Concrete + Curing

04/20/2020

The front entry addition, secured entry, and the Go Center’s concrete slabs have been poured and are currently curing. The […]

The Classrooms Are Coming Along

04/13/2020

In the first classroom wing, we are working on the interior wall framing and the wall blocking. Meanwhile, the foundation […]

Making Progress!

04/03/2020

Despite bad weather, Imperial Construction is still working hard! The geothermal wells are beginning to be drilled in the field […]

Future Front Entry

02/27/2020

The new front entry formwork is in process and getting ready for rebar and concrete.

Bringing the Party Inside

02/24/2020

With all the recent weather, we’ve been focusing on the interiors of this project. The temporary classrooms are framed out […]

Fill, Fill, Fill!

02/19/2020

We filled the front entry with dirt and are now leveling it out to bring the grade up.

Onward to the Foundation!

02/13/2020

We’re moving forward with the foundation work for both the front and east end of the building! The underground rough […]

Demo, Cleaning, and More Demoing!

01/29/2020

We are still demoing the trees and clearing the site before we begin grading for our foundations. Up next will […]

The 3 Horsemen of Beginning Construction

01/22/2020

Typically, people think of demo when they think of construction beginning. That still holds true, but prep and cleaning make […]

You Are Now Entering the Demolition Zone

01/13/2020

It’s time to get excited because construction has begun again! First on the list is the demolition of the front […]

Ceilings and Floors

08/14/2019

Flooring and ceiling are being installed in the engineering classrooms.

Framing and more framing

07/30/2019

Framing is being installed inside the engineering labs. The area above the ceiling is being opened up to make the […]

Renovation of New Robotics Lab Underway

07/17/2019

Demolition of two existing classrooms make way for a new CTE Engineering Classroom. Controlled entry points are also currently being […]

Sneak Peek

03/18/2019

Conceptual architectural renderings showcase some potential exterior improvements at Southwest High School.

Pre-Proposal Meeting

03/15/2019

A pre-proposal meeting was held for the bid opportunity, RFQ-CMAR 19-105 Southwest High School Renovation, where vendors found out more […]

Bid Opportunity & Pre-Proposal Meeting

02/21/2019

Pre-proposal meeting to be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM for the bid opportunity RFQ – CMAR 19-105 Southwest High […]

Student Ideas and Designs

11/19/2018

The architects, Parkhill Smith & Cooper, held a student design charrette at Southwest High School. Thought-starter images and image boards […]