Due to the basic nature of science, science classrooms and laboratories are among the most hazardous instructional areas in the school environment, so safety for those who will be using the facilities should be a prominent concern for facility planners. The planning team should give specific attention not only to the design of the facilities but also to the establishment of emergency procedures.
SACRED HEART CONVENT SCHOOL, Greenwich, CT
Scope: Science lab consulting on three-story science addition for independent school.
Credit: Peter Gisolfi & Associates, Ardsley-on-Hudson, NY, Architect of Record