The modernization will include new and enhanced outdoor spaces, as well as a new addition to provide a welcoming entrance, new Welcome Center, and a multipurpose room.  Houston ES, built in 1977, is 54,057sq ft and will increase to 82,457sq ft after the modernization is completed and will achieve LEED BD+C Schools – Gold certification.

During the modernization, the school will swing on-site in modulars for 1 year (SY2018-19) and move into Phase 1 (renovation) of the modernized building for SY2019-20. The addition (Phase 2) will be completed for SY2020-21. During the modernization, large trailer spaces (Cafeteria, Kitchen/Gym) will be utilized.

D2 performed selective demolition, site clearing and earth moving services for this project.