The New Area Vocational Facility at Jefferson College provides state-of-the-art technical training for area high school and college students. Students from area high schools will attend vocational classes at the college as part of their regular high-school curriculum. High school students will attend classes in the day at the new AVS building, while adult CAPACITY350COST PER SQ FT$95.00FEATURED IN1999 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYWork in Progress continuing-education classes will be held in the evening.
The facility houses administration, guidance center, health services, applied communications and math, early childhood, computer technology, food-service management, building trades, building maintenance and metal fabrications.
The multilevel, 35,440-square-foot facility is designed to take advantage of Jefferson College’s rolling campus. Nestled into a hillside, the facility’s main entrance is located on the upper level, with the main circulation corridor looking down into two-story lab spaces that open out onto a service courtyard.
The building design uses similar materials and forms to integrate the new facility with the existing campus architecture.