Location: Palmer, Alaska
Year Completed: 2000-2014
Total sf: 40,000sf
Team: Wolf Architecture, Jansen Construction, PND, HZA, Group 3 Design, Romano-Gatland
Client: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
This first-of-its-kind food processing and storage facility in the Valley serves 18,000 meals a day at 30 elementary and middle schools from Trapper Creek to Glacier View. The metal-clad, steel frame structure houses food prep and production equipment, freezers, cold and dry storage, a bakery, a classroom and administrative spaces. A covered pedestrian entry articulates and compliments the monolithic, utilitarian form.