If you go solely on the basis of all the schools that a particular architectural firm has done, then you don’t know whether that particular architectural firm has designed good new science facilities or whether personalitywise they can work with the people in the school district. There are a number of almost equally valid issues that he school district ought to look at.
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.
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, and prep/storage spaces. Daylighting and other energy conserving measures plus landscaping around the addition that includes native plantings and a rain garden enhance student learning while creating a more sustainable environment.
Physical Science Lab/Classroom
Physical Science Lab/Classroom with Wall Storage
Two Student Project Spaces
East Elevation with Rain Garden