Redbud Elementary School

Round Rock, Texas

Firm

PBK

Client

Round Rock ISD

Area

123,000 sq.ft.

Total Cost

$37,655,218

Completion Date

07/2021

The school features inspiring organic forms, natural hues, graphics, and abundant natural light. The new learning environment serves 900 students in grades preK-5 in a variety of fun and creative spaces. Biophilic design was the design driver throughout, creating a sense of calm, emotional safety, and wellness for students and giving them a feeling of joy, discovery, and anticipation to explore and have fun while learning.

Natural forms connect students to features and patterns found in nature and improve their ability to focus and learn. In the library, students can gather in a leaf-shaped table, huddle over a book on a carpet with a grass-like texture or climb a wood bench surrounding the tree structure.

Down the main spine of the school, a tree, with a canopy of leaf-shaped ceiling clouds, creates a sense of warmth and protection of being under a living organism. The tree serves as the hub of campus activity. It is the gathering place where teachers hold group meetings, and students learn on their devices and read books inside its trunk.

Additional Information

Cost per Sq Ft

$306.00

Citation

Bronze Citation

Featured in

2022 Educational Interiors

Interior category

Common Areas

Product suppliers specified

Carpet by Interface
Flooring by Interface
Physical-Education Flooring by Tarkett USA
Brick/Masonry by Acme Brick
Cabinets by TMI Systems Design
Ceilings by Armstrong World Industries
Ceramic Tile by Arizona Tile
Doors by VT Industries
Elevators by ThyssenKrupp Access
Insulation by Owens Corning
Movable Partitions/Walls by Hufcor
Paint/Wallcoverings by Sherwin-Williams
Roofing by Firestone Building Products
Roofing by Pac-Clad
Windows by Tubelite
Lighting & Accessories by Pinnacle Architectural Lighting
Cafeteria Furniture by Sico America
Classroom Furniture by Scholar Craft Products
Lounge Furniture by Scholar Craft Products
Multipurpose Areas Furniture by V/S America
Office Furniture by Teknion
Drinking Fountains by Elkay
Washroom Accessories by Gamco
Washroom Fixtures by American Standard
Washroom/Shower Partitions by Gamco
Playground Equipment by Miracle Recreation Equipment
Athletic Equipment by ADP Lemco
HVAC Units by Daikin
Draperies/Blinds by Draper
Whiteboards / Markerboards / Chalkboards by Claridge
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