Proj Overview

Removing classrooms and adapting spaces from an existing two-story prototypical design, Paris Elementary School was built on a tight site next to the original Paris school. An efficient floor plan provides flexibility and state of the art technology for 600 students. The exterior replicates the historical significance of a prior community landmark, using sophisticated pre-cast detailing such as intricate reveal patterns, multiple colors of cast-in thin brick, antique white cement with a sandblasted finish and an arched colonnade. Paris Elementary utilized a total of 36,900 SF of insulated precast wall panels. This school, located in Greenville, SC, was occupied in 2004.

Project Details:

  • Two level design
  • 81,471 sf
  • 600 student core capacity
  • Designed to PCI MNL-117 standards


  • R-11 with carbon grid wythe


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Project Team


Metromont Corporation, Greenville, SC


McMillan Smith & Partners, PLLC, Spartanburg, SC


Melloul Blamey Construction Ltd., Greenville, SC

Construction Manager

Institutional Resources, Greenville, SC


Project/Precast Scope

  • Sq. Footage: Total: 81,471 sf; 36,900 sf of insulated precast wall panels
  • Levels/Floors: 2
  • Structural Precast Elements:
    • Insulated precast sandwich wall panels