Grantham Village School, Renovations and Additions

Grantham, New Hampshire

  • FIRM

    The H.L. Turner Group

  • CLIENT

    School Administrative Unit #75

  • AREA

    46,700 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $5,050,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    8/2009

The 2009 building project at the Grantham Village School renovated the entire school and added another 14,700 square feet of primary education space. The renovation included reorganizing spaces for a more efficient layout; and moving the main entry/office area and the library to create a center core.

One of the more noticeable ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMThe Architectural Studio + LLC, Local ArchitectCOST PER SQ FT$108.00FEATURED IN2010 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYInterior Renovation in the school is the use of vibrant colors (orange, green, red and blue) on one classroom focal wall, the entry door, and strips of VCT in front of the door as wayfinding elements throughout the building.

The new cafeteria features a colorful village, and throughout the hallways, points of visual interest have been added to give life to this elementary school.

The new construction features the architect’s "Advantage Classroom," a holistic design for learning that balances acoustics, lighting, indoor air quality and aesthetics.