East Irondequoit Classroom of the Future Design

Irondequoit, New York

  • FIRM

    LaBella Associates

  • CLIENT

    East Irondequoit Central School District

  • AREA

    11,440 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $450,000.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    10/2017

The design team worked with East Irondequoit Central School District to program and design 11 unique Classroom of the Future learning spaces. The initiative was driven by responses from teachers to a request for proposal in which they outlined their visions and goals for a progressive learning environment. LaBella Associates worked with the district to facilitate the ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$39.00FEATURED IN2018 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYClassrooms and selection of flexible, alternative furniture and fixtures. The design team also worked within the district’s technology standards and initiatives to integrate new media into the learning spaces.
The architect’s FF&E specialists created a furniture catalog of appropriate items, and worked with education specialists and teachers to understand their approaches to classroom instruction and their specific needs. The process led to the selection of items intended to enhance classroom management. The furniture provides flexibility to students and promotes collaboration and engagement, with a strong focus on integrated technology.
Services provided included design and product specifications, oversight of procurement through coordination with the district and furniture manufacturers, and a review of furniture features and functionality with the staff.