The Bullis School, The Gerald L. Boarman Discovery Center

Potomac, Maryland


The Bullis School


69,800 sq.ft.

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The Gerald L. Boarman Discovery Center is the new heart of the Bullis School, a K-12 academic environment that aspires to be at the forefront of preparing future leaders. Bullis sees the arts and sciences as linked through technology and flexible learning opportunities.
The design’s dynamic and transparent architecture, with views to the grand stair and second-floor Innovation Lab, opens the campus to the center’s exciting activities.
Learning, creativity and exploration are enhanced and enriched through open and flexible spaces that promote collaboration and invention.
A specialized classroom advances a growing entrepreneurial program; other classrooms and lab spaces strengthen programs in the sciences, including robotics and fabrication, and distance learning.
A feature wall outside the Studio Theater puts science on display. Numerous spaces are configured to provide students and the entire Bullis community with opportunities for socializing and casual interaction—activities proven to foster inspiration and innovation.

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