This two-story, 30,000-square-foot facility will house 125 high school students in grades 9 through 12, and focus on science, mathematics and engineering technologies curriculums. Located on the grounds of the county community college, the building will enable sharing of functions and allow high-school students to take college-level courses. Students also will have CAPACITY125COST PER SQ FT$160.00FEATURED IN2001 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized to the college cafeteria and physical-education facilities.
The building plan places program components on both floors around a two-story student commons. This skylighted area promotes a sense of community, accommodates student assemblies and serves as a “brown bag” lunch area for students. Glazed openings into classrooms, laboratories and administrative areas provide visual access from the central area.