Dallas High School Career Technical Education (CTE) Building

Using a new, freestanding pre-engineered metal building (PEMB), purpose built to house the high school’s existing CTE program, this project creates two large labs for wood and metal work. Each lab space has a linked classroom area as well, with direct line-of sight between the two for increased supervision and connection. The PEMB structure allows for an efficient and simple way to conceal the mechanical system by creating a platform above the lower-ceilinged classroom spaces that feeds directly into the shops. Designed with flexibility in mind, the new building was also designed to accomodate expansion if programs grow in the future.


Dallas School District

Project Type

High School

Construction Type

New Construction


Dallas, Oregon


13,500 SF


Wood shop, metal shop, tools storage, engine storage, finish room, classrooms, all-gender restrooms

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