Cimarron Middle School, built in 1979, had not been updated since the original design. Renovation commenced after the last day of school in the spring of 2004 and was completed less than three months later.
The facelift converted three 1970s common area reading pits into semi-private computer research and training areas, and replaced flooring, lights, ceilings and COST PER SQ FT$18.15FEATURED IN2005 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYInterior RenovationSUB CATEGORYRenovation finishes. Restrooms were renovated to feature maintenance-free, accessible lavatories, along with bright, new finishes. Stimulating accent colors were used to highlight circulation and common areas.
The open media center was transformed from a dull, lifeless area into a bright and exciting focal point through the application of suspended, formed plastic sculptural elements, and the redesign of the skylight and ceiling areas.