Educational facility planning and design continues to be a significant portion of VITETTA’s annual overall workload ranging from pre-kindergarten through the university level. The firm has participated in the development of educational planning and design projects involving over 500 buildings with a cumulative construction cost exceeding $1 Billion.
Our project teams work closely with Boards of Education, administrators, and communities to define realistic objectives and to translate those objectives into building programs responsive to present and future educational needs. With our emphasis on serving the public sector client we are acutely aware that cost and schedule control play a vital role in our services. Specifically, we recognize the great difficulty that most educational clients have in funding needed projects. We acknowledge our obligation to not only develop realistic projects that conform to established budgets, but that the finished projects produce the greatest educational benefit for the dollar.
Although the foundation of the Educational Facilities Planning and Design Program is in the traditional role of Architects and Engineers, we have responded to the unique demands of public education facilities through the addition of in-house:
The addition of these specialists ensures the consistent and thorough development of all project requirements from conception through design, construction and occupancy. Through sound project management practices, the firm has forged an impressive record of delivering functional, aesthetically distinctive projects on time and within budget. This sound management focus has also realized extraordinary success in obtaining bids within our clients’ established construction budgets, usually generating many bidders with narrow ranges between the high and low bidders.
VITETTA, with its extensive experience in the educational field, has kept up-to-date with the latest advances in educational planning and design. Over the years, VITETTA has served numerous boards of education. The success of our service has been based not merely on our ability to provide quick responsive service, but by delivering a product that mirrors a thorough understanding of the building type, and making each community’s goals and aspirations a reality.