Project Type: Architecture
Location: Cincinnati, OH
The joint middle school/high school facility, separated by centrally located shared space, includes a natatorium, arena-style gymnasium, performance theater and music complex. Each school features science labs, art studios and technology labs introducing STEM and project-based learning. Physical education and athletic facilities include weight rooms, wrestling rooms, and auxiliary gymnasiums. The music wing includes a 1,000 seat theater as well as studios for vocalists, the band, the orchestra, piano, jazz, and theater. The district is committed to attaining LEED Silver certification. Key green design aspects include daylighting, enhanced acoustics, and a chilled-beam mechanical system. The district is also committed to enhanced technology throughout the building. Site renovations entail new softball and baseball facilities, a new middle school track, parking, and football and soccer practice fields, dually used for band practice.