Institutional & Education

WallacePancher Group has extensive design experience with Institutional and Educational projects, including K–12, college/university, athletic facilities, health care, State Police barracks, and various government buildings.

Each project presents its own unique set of challenges that need to be addressed with creative design solutions. Our professionals work seamlessly with architects, school boards, and developers to efficiently navigate the design approval process and successfully meet often tight construction schedules.

Let the skilled professionals at WallacePancher Group help plan and design your next project to achieve maximum success.


What We Do

Due Diligence
  • Municipal Zoning Review
  • Aquatic Resource Identification
  • Conceptual Site Design
  • Existing Infrastructure Evaluation
  • Permit Identification
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
  • Preliminary Geotechnical Site Evaluation

  • Municipal Land Development
  • Zoning Requirements
  • Special Exceptions and Variances
  • Erosion & Sedimentation Control
  • NPDES Permits
  • Sewage Facilities Planning Module
  • Wetland & Waterbody Permitting
  • Resource Agency Consultation
  • Highway Occupancy Permits

Site Design
  • Master Site Planning
  • Subdivision Plans
  • Land Development Plans
  • Site Layout & Grading Design
  • Stormwater Management Design
  • Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Design
  • Site Utility Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Administration

What is Institutional & Education Engineering Design?

Institutional and educational engineering design is the process of designing and developing physical structures and systems for institutions and educational facilities such as schools, colleges, universities, and other learning environments.

Let’s explore some key components in more detail:

Architectural Design– This part of the design process involves designing classrooms, laboratories, libraries, administrative areas, recreational spaces, and other facilities.

Structural Engineering– Structural engineers ensure that the buildings and structures are designed to withstand the forces they may experience. This includes gravity, wind, seismic activity, and live loads.

Mechanical Systems– Mechanical engineering considerations involve designing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, plumbing, and fire protection systems. These systems ensure proper indoor air quality, temperature control, water supply, drainage, and fire safety throughout the institution.

Electrical Systems– Electrical engineering focuses on designing electrical power distribution systems, lighting, communication networks, and technology infrastructure.

Environmental Considerations– Sustainable and energy-efficient design is an essential aspect of institutional and educational engineering. Civil engineers aim to incorporate eco-friendly practices, such as efficient insulation, renewable energy sources, natural lighting, rainwater harvesting systems, and waste management solutions.