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 Middle School Building

The middle school building was the second of three projects that was built in Phase Three for Green Acres School. It provides ten classrooms of 16 students each for grade 5 and 6, with a “black box" theater and photography studio in the lower level. The central corridor is organized into a series of five octagons, with strong natural light penetrating from above, relieving the tedium of long undifferentiated rooms and suggesting a series of “places” that have different functions encouraging social interaction among the students during the day.

Project Information

Client: Green Acres School 

Location: Rockville MD

Scope: 13,000 sf new construction

Photography: Robert C. Lautman