Hudsonville High School

Hudsonville, Michigan

Originally built in the mid-1960s, the school has undergone several additions over the years. In 1999, the architect was charged with completely remodeling the interior. The ultimate goal was to enlarge the school and create a like-new facility.

An east-side addition provided a larger entry and media center. The only evidence of the existing facade is the brick ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$92.30FEATURED IN2002 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYInterior Renovation running the length of the media center. They have become architectural elements within the space.

The auxiliary gym was expanded to become the main gym, featuring wraparound bleacher seating. What used to be a small rear entry was expanded to become a prime entry rotunda for sporting events. The adjacent cafeteria was redesigned and expanded by taking over existing kitchen space, replaced by a small addition.

The auditorium was gutted and rebuilt to include a new stage and seating for 550, reduced from the original count to allow for more leg and aisle space.

New corridors linking existing areas to the addition were refinished with terrazzo in patterns that tie into colors within the existing building.