- Reclaimed Materials for School Rebuilding
After all of the school buildings of the Kiowa County School District (USD-422) were destroyed in the May 4, 2007, tornado, the district decided to rebuild its facilities in an expeditious, sustainable, high-performance and progressive manner.
In its quest to embrace the spirit of the Greensburg community, the school district constructed new educational and public use facilities that accommodated and enhanced its educational mission. Rather than developing low, first-cost buildings, the district created facilities that are a source of pride and will bring value to the community for decades to come.
Facilities include pre-kindergarten and kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school, library, distance learning center, science labs, main gymnasium, auxiliary gymnasium, art/music wing, courtyards, playgrounds, cafeteria and kitchen, and football stadium/track and field facilities.
- Salvaged cypress siding from downed trees from Hurricane Katrina
- Interior 6-inch wide douglas fir paneling
- Reclaimed cypress material for exterior bridges
- Reclaimed cypress furring strips for exterior rain screen
- Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified cypress furring strips
- FSC-certified hemlock-fir furring strips for interior siding
This project was coordinated by our Global Reuse Services team while working as an independent company, PlanetReuse.