• description… 40,000 square foot new charter school for an expeditionary, project-based learning environment for 360 middle school students. The building wraps around a landscaped courtyard as the
central gathering space and the heart of the school.
• location… Castle Rock, Colorado
• sustainability… Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) for exterior walls, Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) electric heating & cooling system, roofs designed for 185kw photovoltaic array for near-net-zero
energy (PV system not yet installed), beetle kill pine interior finishes, low-VOC finishes
• credits… civil engineer: Baseline Engineering // landscape architect: Mundus Bishop // structural engineer: KL&A // mechanical & electrical engineer: Given & Associates // fire safety engineer: Veritas
// energy modeler: Energetics // acoustic engineer: DL Adams // contractor: JHL Constructors // owner’s representative: Inline Management