Photo: John Faier
Gold Award Mark T. Skinner West Elementary School; Chicago, IL Category: Institutional Firm: SMNG-A Architects; Kenneth Schroeder, ALA Contractor: K.R. Miller Contractors, Inc. Mark T. Skinner West Elementary School fronts on Skinner Park and contains a series of outdoor classrooms that transition the building to the park, with the public function completing the "L-shaped" plan. A green roof is irrigated using a historic water tank that contributes to sustainable building features and LEED Silver designation.
LICENSED ARCHITECT â&#x20AC;˘ VOL 13 NO. 4 â&#x20AC;˘ WINTER 2009