The new Platte Purchase Middle School immerses learners in simulated, real-world experiences across a variety of topics.
Patton Junior High Previously a historic elementary school, the newly renovated junior high offers state-of-the-art facilities and programs for 6th through 9th grades on base at Fort Leavenworth. Patton Junior High School is situated on a large military base in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Designed with the overarching concept of “celebration of place,” the new learning […]
Carl B. Bruce Middle School Named after a significant local figure, Kansas City Kansas Public Schools Carl B. Bruce Middle School was destined to be a community-centric, safe learning environment for every student. The new Carl B. Bruce Middle School replaced the existing Northwest Middle school, built in 1924. Through initial discussions with stakeholders and […]
Walden Middle School Visual connectivity and strategically designed collaborative spaces have led to an evolution of learning styles at this newly combined middle school. 2021 A4LE John Shaw Award Recipient Driving up to the building, you immediately feel the sense of space and pride created by Walden Middle School. Exterior signage and artwork can be […]
Summit Ridge Middle School Visual connectivity and strategically designed collaborative spaces have led to an evolution of learning styles at this newly combined middle school. Jeffco Public Schools in Denver, Colorado recently decided to transition their sixth-grade students into middle-school, and needed to accommodate for the addition of 400 students. The existing building hosted traditional […]
Summit Trail Middle School Learning has no bounds at the new Summit Trail Middle School. In order to accommodate their growing student population, Olathe Public School’s needed a 10th middle school. Adapted from their most recently completed middle school, Summit Trail provides a familiar and functional space while pushing the boundaries of customized learning. Open […]
Heartland Middle School Learning happens outside traditional academic neighborhoods. An outdoor classroom and an exterior courtyard encourage students to take learning outside. Designing for middle school students presents unique challenges because these young adults are five years removed from teddy bears but five years away from driving. They’re in the process of significant developmental changes, […]
East Middle School A shared building with a well-defined threshold eases the transition from elementary to middle school, while a bold, vibrant color palette set this young adult space apart from elementary. Sharing a site with Soaring Heights Elementary School, it’s important that the architecture, design and environmental graphics emphasize the maturity, focus and confidence […]