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Science and research facility planning and design is a particular strength of Inside/Out Architecture. Working alone or in successful collaborations with architects around the country we have created state-of-the-art science educational and research facilities for elementary, secondary and higher educational institutions. We strive to create safe and flexible facilities that enhance science education.

Elementary School Science:

Elementary School Science Facilities
ORCHARD SCHOOL, Indianapolis, IN
Scope: Renovations to Pre-K – 6 independent school to create an elementary science suite consisting of two elementary science classrooms and a shared prep/storage room.

Elementary School Science Facilities
ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Manchester, MO
Scope: Needs Analysis, space programming and conceptual design of science lab/classrooms for elementary school students. Part of overall master plan for the parish campus.

Lower School Science Renovations
WILMINGTON FRIENDS SCHOOL, Wilmington, DE
Scope: Planning and design of interior renovations to lower school science lab/classrooms for independent school.

Middle School Science:

Middle School Science Improvements
NEWPORT NEWS PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Newport News, VA
Scope: Planning and design of renovations to science facilities at three aging middle schools.  BCWH, Richmond, VA, Architect of Record.

Middle School Science Facility
ST. ALBAN ROE CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Wildwood, MO
Scope: Renovation of existing gymnasium to provide middle school science lab/classroom designed for inquiry-based learning.

Middle School Science Facilities
ORCHARD SCHOOL, Indianapolis, IN
Scope: Renovations and addition to Pre-K – 6 independent school to provide three middle school science lab/classrooms, student project spaces, prep and storage spaces, and a science “commons.”

Science Addition
HACKLEY SCHOOL, Tarrrytown, NY
Architect of Record: Peter Gisolfi and Associates.
Scope: Review of program and schematic design of proposed middle and upper school science addition for K-12 independent school.

Middle School Science Facilities
ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Manchester, MO
Scope: Needs Analysis, space programming and conceptual design of science lab/classrooms for middle school students. Part of overall master plan for the parish campus.

Cloquet Middle School Science Renovations
CLOQUET SCHOOL DISTRICT, Cloquet, MN
Scope: Renovatios to two wings of existing middle school to improve science facilities including three lab/classrooms, one science classroom, and associated prep and storage spaces.
Credit: LHB Engineers & Architects, Duluth, MN, Architect of Record

Ninth Grade Science Center, Normandy High School
NORMANDY SCHOOL DISTRICT, St. Louis, MO
Scope: Programming and design of interior renovation for a flexible science lab/ classroom for ninth grade science. ***Winner, 2001
Impact on Learning Awards, Specialized Learning Environments category, sponsored by School Planning & Management magazine and the Council of Educational Facilities Planners International

Gates Science Center Renovations and Additions
KENT DENVER SCHOOL. Englewood, CO
Scope: Programming, planning and design of 25,400 SF renovation and additions to independent school science building for middle and upper school science.

Middle School Science Renovations
WILMINGTON FRIENDS SCHOOL, Wilmington, DE
Scope: Planning and design of interior renovations to middle school science lab/classrooms for independent school.

Renovations and Additions to St. Paul School
ST. PAUL PARISH, Fenton, MO
Scope: Programming, master planning and conceptual design of renovations and additions to parochial Pre-K through 12 school, including science lab/classrooms.

Science Lab Renovation
ST. JOSEPH’S PARISH, Manchester, MO
Scope: Renovation of classroom into seventh and eighth grade science teaching space.

Science Addition, Oakville Junior High School, St. Louis County, MO
MEHLVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT, St. Louis County, MO
Architect of Record: Sverdrup Corporation
Scope: Two story addition to existing junior high school including two science lab/classrooms, prep/storage space, faculty offices and classrooms.

High School Science:

High School Science Renovations
JOHN F. KENNEDY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL, Manchester, MO
Scope: Science master plan and phase 1 renovations to 1967 high school, providing spacious, flexible lab/classroom space for Biology and a Biology/Chemistry prep room.

Science Building
LAKE FOREST ACADEMY, Lake Forest, IL
Architect of Record: Witmer & Associates
Scope: New science center for independent school including seven large, flexible lab/classrooms and associated prep rooms for high school physics, chemistry, biology and environmental science, plus three student project spaces ans faculty offices.

High School Science Renovations
PARKWAY WEST HIGH SCHOOL, Ballwin, MO
Architect of Record: Parsons Brinckerhoff
Scope: Consultant to school district on gut interior renovation of existing science teaching areas to provide spacious new lab/classrooms and prep rooms for all science disciplines.

High School Science Addition and Renovations
PARKWAY SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL, Manchester, MO
Architect of Record: Parsons Brinckerhoff
Scope: Consultant to school district on addition to and extensive renovation of existing science teaching spaces including multiple lab/classroms, and prep spaces plus science teaching opportunities in corridors and stair towers.

High School Science Building and Renovations
PARKWAY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, Chesterfield, MO
Architect of Record: Parsons Brinckerhoff
Scope: Consultant to school district for two-story, free-standing science addition to existing high school campus plus renovation of existing science classrooms.  New building incorporates science learning opportunities ion corridors, atrium, elevator shaft and exterior landscaping.

High School Science Improvements
NEWPORT NEWS PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Newport News, VA
Scope: Planning and design of renovations to science facilities at three high schools.  BCWH, Richmond, VA, Architect of Record.

Overland/Prairie  STEM Learning Center, Greenwood Village, CO
CHERRY CREEK SCHOOL DISTRICT, Greenwood Village, CO
Architect of Record: Hutton Architecture Studio
Scope: Design and construction of new district-wide STEM learning center for middle and high school students including science lab/classrooms for Physics and Engineering, Chemistry, and Biology studios with associated prep and storage spaces.

Science Lab/Classroom Renovations, Lyons, CO
LYONS MIDDLE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, Lyons, CO
Architect of Record:  Hutton Architecture Studio
Scope: Renovation of two existing small science labs into flexible science lab/classrooms with adjacent prep and storage.

Health and Science Wing, Indianapolis, IN
GOODWILL INDUSTRIES CHARTER SCHOOLS, Indianapolis, IN
Architect of Record: Architectural Alliance, Inc.
Scope: Needs analysis, conceptual design and design review of new science facilities for the Indianapolis Met School.


Science and Mathematics Magnet High School
, Battle Creek, MI
BATTLE CREEK AREA MATH & SCIENCE CENTER, Battle Creek, MI
Scope: Needs analysis, conceptual design and design review for science spaces in renovated facilities for regional math & science magnet high school

Science Additions and Renovations, St. Louis County, MO
PARKWAY SCHOOL DISTRICT, Chesterfield, MO
Architect of Record: Parsons Brinckerhoff
Scope: Consulting as agent of the school district to review program, designs and construction of science renovations and additions to three high schools

Science Facilities, Denver, CO
AMERICAN ACADEMY, Denver, CO
Architect of Record: Hutton Architecture Studio
Scope: Consulting and review of program and plans for new science facilities within a new charter school.

Kirkwood High School Science Building
KIRKWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT, Kirkwood, MO
Scope: Needs analysis and master planning for new science building including 15 lab/classrooms, student project spaces and prep and storage spaces.

Science Addition, Lake Forest, IL
WOODLANDS ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART, Lake Forest, IL.
Architect-of-record: Witmer & Associates.
Scope: New science suite for independent girls high school on the north shore of the Chicago area. Project consists of two multi-function biology/chemistry lab/classrooms, one physics lab/classroom, two student project spaces, prep/storage spaces, four small meeting rooms for student discussion, and a science atrium.

The Science & Technology Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut
NEW LONDON PUBLIC SCHOOLS, New London, CT
Architect of Record: Friar Associates, Inc.
Scope: Planning and design of 250 student, regional high school with a science and
technology focus.

Biology Lab/Classroom Renovations
DURHAM ACADEMY, Durham, NC
Scope: Design, construction documents and consturction observation of renovations to existing Biology Lab/Classroom and adjacent Prep Room.

Albany High School Additions & Renovations
CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ALBANY, NY
Architect of Record: Envision Architects
Scope: Needs Analysis and space programming for science and mathematics campus for Albany High School.

CITY OF MEDICINE ACADEMY, Durham, NC
Scope: Needs Analysis, programming and conceptual design for new magnet high school for medical careers co-sponsored by Durham Public Schools, Duke University and other institutions.

Science Master Plan
THE WHEELER SCHOOL, Providence, RI
Scope: Needs Analysis and Conceptual Design of lower, middle and upper school science facilities for K-12 independent school.

Science Addition
HACKLEY SCHOOL, Tarrrytown, NY
Architect of Record: Peter Gisolfi and Associates
Scope: Review of program and schematic design of proposed middle and upper school science addition for K-12 independent school.

Science Master Plan
WOODLANDS ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART, Lake Forest, IL
Scope: Planning and conceptual design of the new science facilities for
independent high school

Cloquet High School Science Additions and Renovations
CLOQUET SCHOOL DISTRICT, Cloquet, MN
Architect of Record: LHB Engineers & Architects
Scope: Renovations and additions to existing high school science area including five lab/classrooms and associated prep, storage and project spaces.

Gates Science Center Renovations and Additions
KENT DENVER SCHOOL. Englewood, CO
Scope: Programming, planning and design of 25,400 SF renovation and additions to independent school science building for middle and upper school science.

Science Renovations and Additions, St. Ignatius High School
ST. IGNATIUS HIGH SCHOOL, Cleveland, OH
Scope: : Science lab consulting on renovations and additions to three-story science building at independent school.
Credit: Tomsik-Tomsik Architects/Planners, Ltd., Cleveland OH,
Architect of Record

Upper School Science Renovations
WILMINGTON FRIENDS SCHOOL, Wilmington, DE
Scope: Planning and design of interior renovations to upper school science lab/classrooms for independent school.

Science Facilities Master Plan
WILMINGTON FRIENDS SCHOOL, Wilmington, DE
Architect of Record: Kieran, Timberlake, and Harris
Scope: Programming and conceptual design of pre-K through 12 science renovations for independent school.

Science Department Renovations
ETHEL WALKER SCHOOL, Simsbury, CT
Architect of Record: Peter Gisolfi Associates
Scope: Science lab consulting on renovations to science building at independent school.
*** Winner 2002, Gold Citation for Interior Renovation, American School & University Magazine Educational Interiors Showcase

Science Addition
SACRED HEART CONVENT SCHOOL, Greenwich, CT
Architect of Record: Peter Gisolfi Associates
Scope: Science lab consulting on three-story science addition for independent school.

Hartford Learning Corridor Evaluation
HARTFORD LEARNING CORRIDOR, Hartford, CT
Scope: Schematic design evaluation of four-facility educational complex in downtown Hartford, CT including Montessori School, Science Magnet Middle School, Science, Math and Fine Arts Magnet Center High School and Community Center. Evaluation included analysis of science lab/classrooms.

Science Lab Renovations
ST. VINCENT HIGH SCHOOL, Perryville, MO
Scope: Needs Analysis, programming and conceptual design for renovations to existing middle and high school science lab/classrooms.

High School Science Renovations
NEW TRIER TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL, Winnetka, IL
Scope: Science lab consulting on major renovations to college preparatory high school.
Credit: Cashman Stahler Group, Lombard, IL
Architect of Record

Science Lab Renovations
ROSATI-KAIN HIGH SCHOOL, St. Louis, MO
Scope: Programming, planning and design of renovations to high school science lab/classrooms for college preparatory school for girls.

Science Addition and Commons, Mehlville Senior High School
MEHLVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT, St. Louis, MO
Scope: Three story science addition including 11 labs, storage and prep facilities; building completely networked for data, voice and cable TV. Facility also serves as main entrance and student commons at northern end of school.

Classroom Add’n, Commons, and Admin. Offices, Oakville Sr. High School
MEHLVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT, St. Louis, MO
Scope: Three story classroom addition including 4 flexible science labs, new administrative offices and large student commons.

Science Addition and Renovations
THE ENLARGED CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF TROY, Troy, New York
Scope: Programming, planning and design of major addition and renovations to Troy High School including 18 science lab/classrooms, 11 math labs, science and mathematics remedial spaces, science research space, and a large, high-bay, flexible student project space. Envision Architects PC, Albany, NY, architect of record.

Science Renovations,  Washington, MO
ST. FRANCIS BORGIA REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, Washington, MO
Scope: Programming and planning of science renovations for 1970s era Catholic high school.

Upper and Middle School Science Master Plan, Durham, NC
DURHAM ACADEMY, Durham, NC
Scope: Programming and planning of renovations to independent high school and middle school campuses for science education.

College/University Projects:

Biomedical Engineering Research Lab, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY, St. Louis, MO
Architect of Record: Miltenberger Architects, Inc., Kirkwood, MO
Scope: Construction documents for renovation to existing commercial building to create new research lab for biomedical engineering.

Emergency Room Simulation Suite, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY, St. Louis, MO
Architect of Record: Miltenberger Architects, Inc., Kirkwood, MO
Scope: Design and construction documents for renovation of portion of existing medical center building for emergency room teaching facility with two operating bays containing human body simulators and observation/control spaces.

Hazardous Waste Storage Study, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT PLATTSBURGH, Plattsburgh, NY
Scope: Analysis of scope and quantities of hazardous waste created by the various science departments on campus, analysis of state and federal regulations with respect to storage and disposal of such waste, and recommendations for modifications to existing hazardous waste storage facilities.

Group III Equipment Programming and Specifications, Rehabilitation of Hudson Hall Phase II, Renovations, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT PLATTSBURGH, Plattsburgh, NY
Architect of Record: Envision Architects, Albany, NY
Scope: Survey of science faculty in departments of Biology and Microbiology, Physics & Astronomy, Geology and Environmental Science, and the Lake Champlain Research Institute to determine the requirements for and specify for purchase movable science equipment to be installed in renovated science building.

Group III Equipment Programming and Specifications, Rehabilitation of Hudson Hall Phase I, Addition, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT PLATTSBURGH, Plattsburgh, NY
Architect of Record: Envision Architects, Albany, NY
Scope: Survey of science faculty in chemistry department and the Lake Champlain Research Institute to determine the requirements for and specify for purchase movable science equipment to be installed in new addition to existing science building.

Science Facility Master Plan, Loch Sheldrake, NY
SULLIVAN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Loch Sheldrake, NY
Architect of Record: Envision Architects, Albany, NY
Scope: Needs Analysis and master plan for science facilities to be housed in a new building for an existing community college in upstate New York.

Science Renovations to Liberal Arts and Science Building
WASHTENAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Ann Arbor, MI
Scope: Programming and conceptual design of 33,600 SF renovation of existing science wing.

Nursing Department Laboratories
COPPIN STATE COLLEGE, Baltimore, MD
Scope: Programming and conceptual design of 19,000 SF for Nursing Department in new building.

Anthropology Department Laboratories
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, St. Louis, MO
Scope: Programming and conceptual design of 20,000 SF for Anthropology Department in renovated building.

Science Building
CALIFORNIA BAPTIST COLLEGE, Riverside, CA
Scope: Design of proposed 58,000 square foot, three-stage Science Facility, phase 1 of Long Range Plan.

Administration/Science/Classroom/Dormitory Complex
PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, West Palm Beach, FL
Scope: 78,000 square foot mixed-use development including science labs, classrooms, offices and a dormitory for 120 students.

Southern Campus Center
DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Georgetown, DE
Scope: 52,000 square foot classroom, laboratory, vocational/technical and auditorium building.

Stanton Campus Center
DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Stanton, DE
Scope: 104,000 square feet of new campus buildings including classrooms, laboratories, library, auditorium, and physical education facility.

Dental Facility
DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Wilmington, DE
Scope: 7,000 square foot combination dental teaching laboratory and community dental clinic.

Miscellaneous Science-Related Projects:

NSTA Guide to Planning School Science Facilities, Second Edition
NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, Arlington, VA
Scope: Co-authored guide book for K-12 science facility design based on the 1995 National Science Education Standards. Originally published in 1999 by the National Science Teachers Association, second edition published in August 2007.

NSTA Pathways to the Science Standards, Elementary School Edition
NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, Arlington, VA
Scope: Co-authored “Appendix C: Designing Elementary School Science Facilities” based on the 1995 National Science Education Standards. Published in 1997 by the National Science Teachers Association.

NSTA Pathways to the Science Standards, Middle School Edition
NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, Arlington, VA
Scope: Co-authored “Appendix C: Designing Middle School Science Facilities” based on the 1995 National Science Education Standards. Published in 1998 by the National Science Teachers Association.

NSTA Pathways to the Science Standards, High School Edition
NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION, Arlington, VA
Scope: Co-authored “Appendix C: Designing High School Science Facilities” based on the 1995 National Science Education Standards. Published in 1996 by the National Science Teachers Association.