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.
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.