King’s Ridge Christian School, The Barbara Adler Academic Center

Alpharetta, Georgia

The Barbara Adler Academic Center at King’s Ridge Christian School is a North Atlanta Private Christian School in Alpharetta, Ga. The 63,260-square-foot center is the first building phase for the five-year-old school developed on 26 acres of the 70-acre campus at a cost of $11.766 million.

The building initially is serving grades pre-K to 12, but will become the ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY570COST PER SQ FT$186.00FEATURED IN2007 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized of the lower school upon completion of the proposed upper and middle schools. The building contains 28 classrooms, two playgrounds, administrative offices, a media center, cafeteria with a full-service kitchen, gymnasium and athletic fields. The building design draws on Craftsman-style sources for its character and detailing to provide the school a comfortable, residential scale and presence. Large overhangs supported by brackets, as well as shingle and stone siding material, help reinforce that concept.