Brookview Elementary

Brookview Elementary is a new school in the Stillwater School District consisting of one-story classroom wings with a mechanical penthouse and high-bay gymnasium, cafeteria, media center, and learning commons areas.

Location:  Woodbury, MN
Client:  BWBR Architects
Service: Structural
Square Feet:  76,000
Construction Cost:  $26 million
Construction Materials:  Concrete Masonry, Precast Concrete, Structural Steel


Typical construction utilizes open-web steel joists supporting metal deck for the roof and precast concrete plank for the penthouse floor.  A combination of structural steel framing and load-bearing concrete masonry walls support the roof and penthouse floor.  Masonry shear walls and cantilevered steel columns provide lateral stability for the various roof elevations.