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EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL - OAK CREEK, WI (USA)


Architect

Eppstein Uhen Architects

Constructor

VJS Construction Services

Distributor

Block Iron & Supply Company, Inc.

Location

Oak Creek, WI, United States

Lying south of Milwaukee, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, is a rapidly growing community with a population that increased nearly 70% in twenty years. Like other growing cities, Oak Creek faced the challenge of meeting the educational needs of its K-12 students, whose numbers were expanding year by year. These needs were met in part when the $24 million, 180,000 sq ft East Middle School opened its doors in September 2008.

dormakaba's contribution to the project

The continual comings and goings of boisterous preteens puts a heavy demand on both internal and external doorways throughout the school. To stand up to the wear and tear as well as to ensure students’ safety and security, contract ors VJS Construction Services chose versatile dormakaba Architectural Hardware.