cascadia elementary | ferndale school district

cascadia elementary | ferndale school district

Cascadia Elementary School is a new, 55,000 sf school for the Ferndale School District in north Whatcom County, Washington. The school was designed to complement the natural beauty of its surroundings. We nestled the school into a hillside on the steeply sloped site to keep with the scale and preserve the views of neighboring residences. The building is designed and oriented so each classroom is filled with natural light from windows on two...

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hamilton international middle school | seattle public schools

hamilton international middle school  |  seattle public schools

Rolluda Architects provided for the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) predesign, programming and schematic design for a complete renovation of this 1927 Historic Register school, and an addition of a new gymnasium building and entry foyer. The renovation completed the interior and exterior renovation of the school. Windows were upgraded for increased energy efficiency. Three floors were removed to create an atrium at the center of the school. New...

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rainier beach high school | seattle public schools

rainier beach high school  |  seattle public schools

Rolluda Architects designed a major renovation of the Rainier Beach High School’s library, science and culinary arts programs, as well as roof, masonry and ADA upgrades. The library was expanded to 8,000 sf. New Solatube skylights and removal of interior walls improve daylighting. A new performing arts stage, seating area and balcony were added. The Culinary Arts program was upgraded with a new full commercial kitchen and dining area. The...

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orca K-8 school | seattle public schools

orca K-8 school | seattle public schools

Rolluda Architects designed a greenhouse, science and garden addition as part of the relocation of the popular Orca K-8 program to Whitworth Elementary School located in the Hillman City District of Rainier Valley. The new building is a teaching tool for sustainability. The design incorporates sustainable features including extensive daylighting and retractable sun shades. Natural and passive ventilation eliminate the need for mechanical air...

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ingraham high school | seattle public schools

ingraham high school  |  seattle public schools

Ingraham High School was Seattle’s first International Baccalaureate Program school, and one of only 18 currently in Washington State. To achieve accreditation for this prestigious program, the school needed to have state-of-the-art library and science facilities. The District selected Rolluda Architects to assist them in the renovation and 5,650 square foot addition to this 1959 high school. The library expansion created a more open and airy...

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african american academy | seattle public schools

african american academy  |  seattle public schools

This new 3-story K-8 school in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood accommodates 650 students in 100,000 square feet of teaching, support and community-oriented spaces. The programming goal was to create an inclusive new school celebrating African heritage and involve the surrounding multi-ethnic community. The building’s colors and forms refer to Afro-centric cultural design concepts. The library is in a segmented turret, an interpretation of...

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custer elementary school | ferndale school district

custer elementary school | ferndale school district

This new 55,000 square foot school was designed to replace the existing 500-student, K-5 elementary school. Construction for the new facility, was to be sited on the playfields and was to take place while students occupied the existing school, separating construction activities from students, staff and visitors. The school was designed to foster pride in the Custer, Washington community and their school. The design incorporated extensive...

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new K-8 school | saint louise parish

new K-8 school  |  saint louise parish

In 2010 Rolluda Architects provided programming and schematic design for this new 22,000 sf K-8 school for the Saint Louise Parish located in Bellevue, Washington. The school is designed as an L-shaped building. The library and a two-story atrium space at the corner connect two classroom wings. A south-facing second floor deck which is shared by the Art and Science...

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