Bristol County Agricultural High School

Dighton, Massachusetts


HMFH Architects


Bristol County Agricultural High School


196,000 sq.ft.

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Design Team
Laura Wernick FAIA, REFP, LEED AP (Project Director); Robert Williams AIA LEED AP (Project Manager); Devin Canton AIA (Project Architect); Alicia Crothers AIA, LEED AP (Project Architect); Suni Dillard AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Project Architect); Peter Rust AIA (Project Architect)

The renewal of Bristol County Agricultural High School’s campus connects seven career technical education (CTE) programs with outdoor learning spaces along a vibrant pedestrian thoroughfare, uniting individual buildings into a close-knit community and integrating traditional academics with CTE programs. Driven by a culture of hands-on learning and a unique curriculum rooted in a science and environmental education, the campus functions as a learning tool and showcases its highly sustainable design. Building systems, including heavy timber framing, solar panels, and green roofs, maximize educational impact and an all-electric, net-zero-ready dairy barn exemplifies Bristol Aggie’s commitment to environmental stewardship.

Expansion from 450 to 640 students required a mix of new construction, additions, and renovations that provide state-of-the-art labs and specialized learning spaces tailored to the technical needs of each program. The design encompasses six new and updated buildings: the new Center for Science and the Environment, the new Student Commons, renovations and an addition to an academic building, a new landscape/arbor building, a renovated agricultural mechanics building, and a new dairy barn.

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