Ludington Elementary School
Ludington Area School District was looking to consolidate its three elementary schools into one centralized facility and replace aging buildings that would have required significant renovations. This new facility creates a hub for the community, fostering inclusion and encouraging relationship-building that promotes a sense of community pride. The school was designed to serve not only as a flexible and transitionally appropriate learning space for each age group, but also as a community amenity. Recognizing that learning doesn’t happen only in the classroom, Ludington Elementary was designed with outdoor learning areas, dedicated extended learning areas, and hallways that function as an accommodated learning space. The innovative design broke down the classroom wings into smaller, grade-level-centered neighborhoods. Shared amenities and special programs are organized along a central spine that connects all neighborhoods together. Technically, there are no corridors in the entire building, yet compartments are thoughtfully broken down; egressing and exiting occurs in a natural flow. The design is adaptable to support growth for the present and the future.
The Christman Company (Construction Manager)
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2022 Architectural Portfolio
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