Market Category: Education (K-12 / Higher)

Goff D'Antonio Associates provides architectural services, interior architecture and planning for the Education industry (k-12 and higher).

Showcase Projects

  • Charleston, South Carolina
    A Media Center/ Library and Science Classroom renovation for a private K-12 girls school in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Charleston, South Carolina
    This Center for Christian Leadership at CSU is a two story conference, lecture, classroom, and faculty office building of 25,000 square feet. The architectural style, materials and colors blend in with the campus context.
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
    A new pre-K through fifth grade elementary communications themed school in North Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Charleston, South Carolina
    A new Lower School building with eight classrooms, support spaces, courtyard and parking garage connected to the existing Middle School building which was renovated as part of this project. This is the first phase of the campus master plan.
  • Charleston, South Carolina
    A new 74,000 square foot 600 student elementary school for Pre-K through fifth grade for Charleston County School District.

Market Experience

Ashley Hall School New Library and Science Building


Charleston, South Carolina
K-12

Working in association with Shepley Bulfinch, the firm was involved in the planning, design, construction documents and contract administration for this new library and renovation to existing science classrooms for the high school/upper grades of this private girl’s school. The new facility is four stories in height and includes an entrance atrium/connector which will serve as circulation space between Jenkins Hall and the new facility. The new facility is LEED Certified.

Recognition / Awards

2010 Award for Excellence in School Building and Design by the South Carolina Chapter of CEFPI.

Charleston Southern University Stadium Center


Charleston, South Carolina
Higher Education

The stadium center for Charleston Southern University consisted of four levels including first floor concessions and public restrooms, second floor football coach’s offices; third floor club meeting/viewing and fourth floor pressbox. The spaces include President, Athletic Director's, and coach’s boxes; radio and announcer boxes; and press box. The center is designed for rooftop filming capability. The structure meets all ADA requirements with fully accessible restrooms and elevator facilities. Both the third and fourth floors are designed with continuous windows on the stadium field side for viewing the field.

Charleston Southern University Athletic Center


Charleston, South Carolina
Higher Education

The Athletic Center is located on campus at the north end of the stadium track/football field. Phase 1 of the center was 12,800 sq. ft. and included football lockers and support space, showers, training room, laundry, men’s and women’s track locker rooms with showers and coach’s offices. Future phases planned and designed by the firm for this center will include an additional 13,000 sq. ft. addition for football coach’s offices, team meeting rooms, and a weight room with support spaces.

Charleston Southern University Dorm Renovations


Charleston, South Carolina
Higher Education

This multi-phased project involved the design and renovation of existing residence halls/dorms on the CSU campus over several years with construction work completed during summer months for each phase. Dorms renovated include South Dorm, Women’s Residence Hall North and South, Russell Residence Hall West and East and Short Hall. These flat-roofed existing dormitory buildings were renovated to change their exterior appearance with new standing seam gable roofs, new entry features with columns, new windows and redesigned exterior façade. Interior work included new finishes, HVAC units and bathrooms.

Charleston Southern University Gymnasium/Field House Additions/Renovations


Charleston, South Carolina
Higher Education

Recognition / Awards

This project was a major addition and renovation to this existing gymnasium. The existing building was a pre-engineered building with little character and presence on campus. The firm created a new major entry for the building which related to a planning axis of the campus as well as a new exterior façade which fit into the campus context.

This project involved renovation of approximately 4,500 sq. ft. in the existing gymnasium and an addition of 13,000 sq. ft. including: new front entry lobby, concessions, toilets, and ticketing. Other additions include classrooms, labs, faculty offices, locker rooms for multiple sports, weight room, training room, and storage.

Charleston Southern University Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership


Charleston, South Carolina
Higher Education

Fulfilling the mission of the university to provide “Academic Excellence in a Christian Environment”, the school identified the need for a Christian Leadership Building to promote their mission of promoting Christian values and leadership in education and daily living for individuals. This two-story building was designed as a conference center with lecture rooms, classrooms and faculty offices in a building of 26,500 sq. ft. It is located in the center of CSU campus across the central water feature from the Science Center and adjacent to a major planned campus pedestrian spine. The design incorporates materials selected to fit within the context of the CSU campus. Sustainable design features include daylighting and an ice storage energy system to reduce operating costs. The building features a two-story gallery space to serve as circulation and a pre-function space for the large conference hall on the first floor. The gallery has large openings of glass facing the central campus and the adjacent pedestrian walkway.

Chicora Elementary School


North Charleston, South Carolina
K-12

The initial project work was to prepare a study for the replacement of Chicora Elementary in North Charleston with a new school designed to current standards. Five sites were analyzed relative to parcel size, access, utility availability, and other factors to select a preferred site location. The selected site involved the close coordination of the Charleston County School District and the City of North Charleston since the City acquired the property and exchanged the new site with the district for the original school site to be used by the City for future use. This 74,000 sq. ft. elementary "communications" themed school was completed in 2015. This Pre-K through fifth grade school includes shared community use space and includes a media center; science, art and music rooms; multi-purpose/dining facilities; and administrative space. The classroom wings are two story elements with all support and common areas on the first floor.

College of Charleston Craig Cafeteria Expansion Feasibility Study


Clemson, South Carolina
Higher Education

This project was the expansion of the existing cafeteria into the remaining first floor of the existing dormitory. The plan resulted in an increase in seating and new improvements included expansion and re-orientation of the serving lines and new equipment and work areas for the kitchen and dish-washing area.

College of Charleston Sottile Theatre


Charleston, South Carolina
Higher Education

The firm developed a theater renovation master plan and a phasing plan to completely renovate and expand this 800-seat theater for a variety of performance capabilities. The theater was designed for opera, orchestral presentations, theater, and dance performances. This work included the expansion of the orchestra pit, re-roofing, improvements to the stage and addition of backstage performers facilities, and complete exterior/interior renovations.

Medical University of South Carolina Parking Garage


Charleston, South Carolina
Higher Education

This 1,000-car parking garage was designed to fit into the context of the Medical University of South Carolina campus. The garage included a Campus Security Police office and Traffic Department office with an elaborate security system including closed circuit TV.

Recognition / Awards

1988 Prestressed Concrete Institute Award

 

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