Goose Creek Memorial High School

Baytown, Texas

  • FIRM

    Stantec Architecture


    Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District

  • AREA

    374,220 sq.ft.





The common areas of Goose Creek Memorial High School are spectacular for two simple reasons: their breadth and brilliance. Although the learning centers within this facility were designed to be intimate, autonomous and grade-specific environments, the common areas promote a much larger and all-inclusive feeling of community.

The school and library entryways, along ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$147.91FEATURED IN2009 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYCommon Areas the lobbies for the gymnasium and auditorium, bleed into the student circulation areas giving the vast space dual-purpose potential. By placing the common and assembly areas close to each other, the resulting space supports freedom of movement during high-traffic periods and provides additional room for featured events hosted in the adjacent facilities.

The interior materials were selected to fulfill a low-maintenance objective. The stark white walls are crisp and clean in appearance, and the simple color palette offers two other benefits: The paint selection ensures that long-term upkeep is uncomplicated and inexpensive, and the highly reflective color utilizes and accentuates the abundance of natural light that pours into the building.