Colorado Springs, CO
SITE: 80 acres
Colorado Springs Academy, School District 20
Colorado Springs, Academy School District 20
Invited competition for a new science and technology school bounded by open parkland and residential neighborhood. By overlapping playing field with building area, classroom with common facilities; the location of the buildings efficiently allows an un-built Preserve to remain as open plains, grasslands, and a low riparian ecosystem, and is considered to be an integral learning tool and shared space for the school community. Site watersheds are managed and designed for 100% permeability and 0% discharge.