Platt Byard Dovell White Architects - The Learning Spring School, New York City Print
Monday, 06 June 2011 08:04

PBDWLearning-Spring_View-from-2nd-Avenue_Frederick-CharlesPhotograph: Frederick CharlesLearning Spring School contains academic, athletic and special needs spaces arranged as an eight story vertical campus for children with autism.
PBDW_Learning-Spring_20th-Street-Main-Entrance_Frederick-CharlesPhotograph: Frederick CharlesA gymnasium, library and lunchroom are located on the bottom two floors. Classrooms are paired, sharing resource areas, study rooms and toilets. An aluminum and stainless steel sunscreen supported by an external steel armature drapes the facade's aluminum, glass and zinc curtain wall. A terracotta rain screen flanks the adjacent buildings and extends along the base. Between the two systems, a vertical band of tubular channel glass marks circulation.
PBDW_Learning-Spring_Library_Frederick-CharlesPhotograph: Frederick CharlesThis article is part of our coverage of the 2011 CAE Educational Facility Design Award

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