Sartell High School

High school students in Sartell and St. Stephen soon will walk into a new collaborative learning environment equipped with more flexible project and science labs, career and technical education spaces and inventive learning areas. At the heart of the school is a two-story commons area that features a learning stair and a black box theater, […]

Beckman Catholic High School Addition & Remodel

With student retention and security major priorities, administrators at Beckman Catholic High School wanted to provide a more up-to-date, larger athletic facility while also creating a more secure school entrance for students and staff. IIW worked with administrators on a two-phase addition to the school. The first phase of the project included a 5,000 sf […]

Wahlert High School Remodel

Ron Meyers imagined a school facility that matched Wahlert’s high academic standards. It felt far off for the high school principal in the face of constant challenges with accessibility, limited space and lack of appropriate lighting, heating, cooling and air circulation. Some classrooms would dip in temperature, making students and staff pile on layers while […]

St. Cloud Technical High School

The new St. Cloud Technical High School will feature six integrated learning communities that support a variety of learning styles and foster global preparedness. The facility, set to open in the fall of 2019, includes a combination of science and project labs as well as spaces for flexible learning, small group collaboration and collaborative teaching. […]

Irving Elementary School Classroom Addition

The Dubuque Community School District hired a consultant to perform a study to review the current program and space utilization of Irving Elementary School. The goal was to identify the additional classroom and support spaces needed to make Irving Elementary School a four section K-5 facility. After several meetings with the principal, staff members, and […]

Clearview Elementary School Expansion

Clearview Elementary, home to a sought after Spanish Immersion Program in St. Cloud School District, had not undergone an expansion for nearly 30 years when it called on IIW Minnesota to design a plan to give the PK-5 school much needed classroom, cafeteria and gym space and position the site to better meet growing enrollment […]

North Junior High Expansion & Remodel

The list of needs at North Junior High felt overwhelming to district leaders who desired to find a way to expand their learning environments, address safety and security concerns, improve air quality and make it all work in the 60-year-old building. IIW Minnesota designed a two-story addition to the south side of the school that […]

Sauk Rapids-Rice High School

The Sauk Rapids-Rice School District and the City of Sauk Rapids needed to develop a master plan for the 260 acres that they collectively owned. They looked to David Leapaldt to help facilitate the process and provide a plan that would include the desired activities and deliver the community the best value. Residents felt engaged […]

St. Cloud Area School District 742 Kennedy Community School

St. Cloud Area School District 742 convened a Community Committee to develop a Long-Range Facilities Plan. The plan called for the construction of a new E-8 school in St. Joseph to address the rapid growth seen in that area of the district. David Leapaldt served as the lead architect to design a modern school to […]

Dubuque Kennedy Elementary School Addition & Remodel

Thoughtful and smart design of Kennedy Elementary not only better positioned the Dubuque area’s second largest elementary school to meet the community’s growing needs, but also earned the project a state honor for its significant energy savings. When the project began, the school had the second largest student enrollment of the 13 elementary schools in […]