Padgett & Freeman Architects, P.A. out of Asheville, NC chose to team with HODGE Engineering Company for our engineering expertise, as well as to utilize our connection to a TERO Certified, Indian-owned company. Together we provided the architectural and engineering design services that included Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, and Electrical for this 6,300 sf daycare facility for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) of Cherokee, NC.
Big Cove Daycare features three classrooms, a multi-purpose indoor play area, and dining room along with offices and a full service commercial kitchen. It is seeking a Five Star licensing with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.