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Hancock North Central Elementary

Hancock County, Mississippi

LEED Certified

This is a new elementary school on existing school site, includes 32 classrooms, media center, cafeteria (multi-purpose room with half-court gym). The 'Pod' design, wherein classrooms share common areas rather than corridors which can be utilized as group learning spaces. Extensive use of clerestory daylighting throughout. Exterior materials include fly-ash brick (innovative 'green' material), metal panel, exposed wood structure, and board-form concrete. The cafeteria, kitchen, and some corridor area is designed to meet FEMA 361 Community Shelter guidelines. School is LEED certified under LEED for Schools 2009, the first K-12LEED certified school in the state of Mississippi.

Size: 80,053 SF
Date of Completion: 2013
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K-12

Hancock County Performing Arts Center

Hancock County, Mississippi

The Hancock High School Performing Arts center seats 841 (533 sloped seating and 299 stepped seating) with nine spaces for wheelchairs. The orchestra pit, which is 36’ x 12’ and five feet deep has a removable cover which extends the stage when necessary. When covered, the stage measures 97’ wide by 48’ deep. The stage has an impressive height of 50’ to the bottom of the deck. Back of the house contains men’s and women’s restrooms, men’s and women’s dressing rooms, a makeup room, a scene shop, a shower room, a storage room, a storage mezzanine, a loading dock, and mechanical and electrical rooms.

Size: 24,620 SF
Date of Completion: 2015
Educational

K-12

Nichols Elementary School

Biloxi, Mississippi

The second state-of-the-art elementary school designed for the Biloxi Public School District replaces obsolete facilities. Based on the same prototypical plan, the exterior is designed to have a more contemporary feel to fit in with the newer development in the surrounding areas. The design incorporates the same "pod" concept in which classrooms of individual grades are arranged around common project areas encouraging interaction between students of different grade levels.

Size: 63,719 SF
Date of Completion: 2004

Awards

2006 South Central ASID Silver Award

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K-12

St. Patrick Catholic High School

Biloxi, Mississippi

Following the Katrina aftermath, the damaged Catholic high schools of St. John and Mercy Cross consolidated into a larger, state-of-the-art facility. The St. Patrick High School project involved the design and construction of a new junior high and high school that was the result of this merger. Strategically located on 40 acres, the initial capacity for the campus is 600 students with the capability to expand to 1000 students.

Size: 95,000 SF
Date of Completion: August 2007
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K-12

Biloxi High School

Biloxi, Mississippi

The second phase of an overall 800-acre campus master plan, BHS was designed around the Biloxi Public School District's three prime mandates of safety, supervision and delivery of instruction. The design incorporates a central courtyard flanked by academic classrooms, a student gathering space, and practice and competition-sized gymnasiums. Sweeping forms create a District statement to the overall imagery of the campus set by the elementary school in Phase One.

Size: 262,000 SF
Date of Completion: Spring 2002
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K-12

West Harrison County High School

Harrison County, Mississippi

The High School campus consists of a two story academic building / FEMA 361 sanctioned hurricane shelter, an athletics building, a media center and dining hall area and accomodates approximately 1,430 students.

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Size: 142,513 SF
Date of Completion: 2008
Educational

K-12

Gorenflo Elementary

Biloxi, Mississippi

The design of Gorenflo Elementary incorporates a unique "pod" concept in which classrooms of individual grades are arranged around common project areas, thus encouraging combined classroom activities and group interaction between students.

Size: 82,827 SF
Date of Completion: 2004

Awards

2006 South Central Chapter of ASID - Silver Award

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K-12

Harper McCaughan Elementary

Long Beach, Mississippi

Two flanking classroom towers surround the gated entry to the courtyard. An enclosed walkway at the second floor connects the two classroom towers and overlooks the courtyard. Harper McCaughan is designed to house approximately 800 students.

Size: 87,658 SF
Date of Completion: 2010
Educational

K-12

Raymond High School

Raymond, Mississippi

The new school serves 650 students and contains specialized labs, classrooms, an administration suite, cafetorium, and a 1000 seat gymnasium Economy was achieved by using metal building components, and the main entry is denoted by the opposing shed forms of the building.

Size: 82,000 SF
Date of Completion: 1996

Awards

2001 MS AIA Honor Award

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