Periodic strategic planning started by Norfolk Collegiate School in the early 1990s has continued to identify a desire for a new fine-arts education facility. The architect now is carrying out plans for the much-anticipated new fine-arts addition to the Upper School.
This education facility includes space for 2D and COST PER SQ FT$235.00FEATURED IN2010 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress art, graphics, journalism, dance, band, chorus and stage production/theater. Additional spaces include offices, seminar rooms, galleries and a 424-seat theater that enables the entire upper or middle school student body to be assembled. The theater design also enables segregated use independent of school activities. Spacious gallery halls provide circulation and generous display space for student work. Classroom and studio spaces will harvest natural light, creating ideal environments for dance, color media and other fine-arts instruction.
The 34,017-square-foot Fine Arts Center will be integrated into the existing campus, including through continuity of the existing architectural style and residential scale.