Bastian Elementary



8 x 4 x 16 Atlas

Project Type:

2017 UMC Citation Design Award Winner

The facility features design elements intended to facilitate collaborative learning in a lively and exciting academic environment. The design provides teachers ample work areas separate from the classrooms, which make grading and lesson planning easier. As a key component of this flexable design, a large media center along with a multipurpose room suitable for athletic and school wide events.

Size of Building:
75,000​ Square Feet

Amount of Masonry Used (include all types and number of units):
36,320 8x4x16 Structural Atlas Brick in three different colors: Tumbleweed, Arctic White & Park Rose.
35,600 8x8x16 CMU Split Faced, Honed and Regular.
13,500 12x8x16 CMU Split Faced, Honed and Regular

Project completion date: September 2017

Explain the project and its unique use of masonry materials and techniques:
The used of both Structural Brick (Atlas) and CMU creates a low maintenance product for a 75 year plus school. The exterior walls of the school are all load bearing CMU and ATLAS Brick in 5 variations of color. The use of the masonry provides a safe building for students and teachers alike. The Banding of the Atlas brick provide a beautiful modern horizontal look.