Roosevelt Middle School (Zanesville, Ohio)

Zanesville, Ohio

The architect developed the design for the new Zanesville North (Roosevelt) Middle School in an interactive design process with school staff and community members. Using a heavily wooded, hilly site on the southern portion of a larger site that includes the existing high school, the resulting design is a new school built into the side of the hill. The design makes ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY507COST PER SQ FT$119.00FEATURED IN2007 Architectural Portfolio two-story structure appear as if it were only one story in order to blend into the residential neighborhood. The school for grades 6 to 8 is designed to function by grade or department with the library, gym and cafeteria available for after-school use. The redevelopment of athletic fields and incorporation of extensive landscaping, and the existing creek and road, help create a linked campus with the high school while providing separation for younger students. Extensive windows bring the natural beauty of the site and abundant daylight into every room.