Three, interconnected, energy neutral classrooms.
3,500 Square Feet
MKThink, Fisher Development
Project Frog executed a 3,500 sf fast-track project to meet the school’s programming needs and budget while providing a healthy, sustainable, and productive energy neutral environment for students and staff alike.
The result is The Solarium, a state-of-the-art learning complex that excites young people about science, teaches kids how to be global citizens and stewards, and reflects the creative spirit of Watkinson School as a whole. The classrooms are flexible to accommodate lecture, seminar and lab-style instruction, and are ‘wet’ and durable to allow for hands-on experimentation, and are healthy, living ecosystems capable of demonstrating superior energy performance, environmental responsibility and stewardship. The classrooms are knit together by a common entry lobby that houses a collaboration “living room” as well as a thought provoking exhibit area. Eco-friendly features of the new science pavilion include: