This new facility, envisioned as an “International Center” for the school’s highly regarded international program, will be used by the foreign language and history departments. New classrooms are organized along a highly transparent corridor which extends from the existing library towards the historic Jones’ House. The building’s form and materials draw on the schools existing buildings, while recalling the former stone barn which once stood beyond the Jones’ House with traditional stone garden walls, and historic Quaker Meetinghouses. The school’s current library is re-envisioned as a contemporary “Learning Commons”, intended to be a multi-functional space for academic programs, individual study, small group collaboration, school events and gatherings.
Embodying the school’s commitment to environmental sustainability, the Global Learning Center is a “net zero” project. The primary strategy involves creating a superinsulated building envelope, clad in a traditional rubble stone to prevent unwanted heat gain or loss. A carefully designed natural daylighting strategy includes large, triple-glazed windows and tubular skylights, minimizing the need for artificial light. The mechanical system includes mechanically-assisted natural ventilation and a super-efficient ground source heat pump, while the electrical systems include LED lighting. A photovoltaic array on the rooftops provides a source of renewable electricity, offsetting the total energy consumed. Energy use and climate data are monitored, recorded, and analyzed as part of the school’s curriculum.
PPR Residence Hall
Bigham Leatherberry Wise Place
The Study at University City
Campus Bookstore & Development Office
Caesar Rodney Hall - Dining & Residential
W P Point
Edible Garden and Classroom
Pavilion & Children's Discovery Garden at Sister Cities Park
Gore Capabilities Center
Base Camp Delta
150 Rouse Boulevard
Construction Training & Education Center
Housing Northwest Arkansas
Arts Café Expansion & Renovation
Margaret Passmore Trickey Building
201 Rouse Boulevard
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
The Global Learning Center
Dogfish Head Brews and Eats
351 Rouse Boulevard
Annex Training Facility
East Lansing 2030
Delaware History Museum
We are seeking a Technical Director. The successful applicant will be a self-motivated and creative problem-solver, exhibiting strong management and design skills. Candidates should be fluent in building technology, documentation, and delivery and be passionate about design and architecture.
If you would like to be considered for an internship or full-time position, e-mail a cover letter, resume, references and portfolio to email@example.com as one PDF document. Please limit attachments to 2MB. We will respond to you should the appropriate opportunity be available. No phone calls please.