John Ronan Architects - Gary Comer College Prep in Chicago Print
Monday, 06 June 2011 08:20

gary-comer-college-prep1_steve-hallPhotograph: Steve HallThe spring green-colored metal cladding of this charter high school in a gritty Chicago neighborhood reflects the youth and optimism of its faculty and students.
gary-comer-college-prep2_steve-hallPhotograph: Steve HallPerforated metal siding on the exterior serves as a sunscreen, and allows clear views from the interior while maintaining visual privacy and security from outside. Glass walls between the hallway and classrooms reinforce the school’s philosophy of transparency and accountability, reflecting its ideals and shaping its culture. The corridor glazing allows daylight to enter the classroom from two sides, due to extensive skylights in the plan’s interior.gary-comer-college-prep3_steve-hallPhotograph: Steve Hall
 
This article is part of our coverage of the 2011 CAE Educational Facility Design Award

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