Colin Powell Middle School
New middle school achieves high-tech sustainability on the Illinois prairie
This facility unifies up to 1,000 students from the four communities it serves. The client’s vision included an innovative design, high-performance technologies, and programmatic sensitivity.
- Daylight harvesting system brings natural light to 90% of interior
- Pond-based geothermal system reduces energy costs
- Passive security system keeps views open from nearly everywhere in the building