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Featured Completed Project

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History - Centennial Project (Phase I)

The Phase I provides new and improved indoor and outdoor gallery experiences (Butterfly Pavilion, Santa Barbara Gallery, Bird Habitat Hall, Mammal Hall, Curiosity Lab) and site improvements (Museum Backyard and Nature Clubhouse,  Museum Front Yard, Puesta del Sol Esplanade). 

"Through funds raised through the Centennial Campaign we will improve the Museum’s ability to educate children and adults. By way of sequential improvements to our facilities, our exhibit halls, our landscaping, paths, and walkways, we set the stage for new and strengthened programming that connects the stories we are telling through our exhibits with authentic experiences in nature." - Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Featured Completed Project

Music Academy of the West - Hind Hall

The Music Academy of the West's most recent project with Schipper Construction Co. includes a new teaching studio building with basement, new loading dock, storage, and infill to an existing structure.  Additional underground utilities, driveways, concrete walks and ramps were part of the project scope.

This project concludes The Music Academy of the West's ten plus year master plan that Schipper Construction Co. has helped become a reality.  Past projects include Hahn Hall, Luria Educational Center, Main House renovation, Wood II Building, parking lot / site work, and other accessory buildings.

In the News:  Associated General Contractors of California

Crane Country Day School

"For the start of this new year Crane Country Day School will be holding lessons in five new classrooms. These new classrooms represent the largest building expansion project for the school since it started in 1928. This project included three new buildings comprised of two English classrooms with an adjoining library including a stone fireplace and reading nook; two math classrooms with an adjoining breakout room; a design center full of the newest technologies including 3D printers; three staff offices; two new restrooms; as well as new outdoor assembly and learning areas with an historic Oak Tree as the central focal point."