The architect was challenged to design an educational facility on rolling farmland in Franklin County, N.C. The site is adjacent to large farms and country churches. The design team visualized a central theme around a media center with “finger” wings rotating from this center point.
The cafeteria and gymnasium can be isolated for other community activities during CAPACITY750COST PER SQ FT$102.67FEATURED IN2003 Architectural Portfolio and weekends. Student activities have views of new and existing exterior planting, as well as a planted courtyard visible from the entry, office area and media center.
The entire HVAC system is designed with four-pipe heating and cooling capabilities. Some future expansion was anticipated in the final design as constructed.