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R E S U LT S B E YO N D ARCHITECTURE

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INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS Little’s passion is aimed at designing schools that inspire students and teachers to perform at their highest potential and that enhance the entire community. Having designed over $3 billion in school construction, our experts within the Schools Studio are dedicated to the design of learning environments for independent schools, city and county school systems, and faith-based schools.

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CHA RLOT T E L AT IN SCHOOL : PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Charlotte, NC 28,748 sf (13,664 existing, 15,084 new) The Performing and Visual Arts program at Charlotte Latin is part of the fabric of this transitional kindergarten through 12th grade school. Helping to cultivate a love for the arts, this 740-seat theater is designed to teach and host a variety of performances. A black box theater, along with instrumental and choral music rooms provide performing arts opportunities for all students. Extending from the theater are art-lined hallways and a renovated and enlarged lobby to allow for traveling art exhibits and overflow audiences. 2

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S T. A N D R E W ’ S E P I S C O PA L S C H O O L : STUDENT ACTIVITY CENTER Potomac, MD Phase One: 18,300 sf; Phase Two: 29,450 sf Initially starting as only a new athletic facility for the school, this project transformed into a state-of-the-art student center. It is now a destination for St. Andrew’s that is a place away from the classroom to encourage performance and growth through student services, athletics and collaboration between students and faculty members.

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G A S T O N DAY S C HOO L : STUDENT ACTIVITY CENTER Gastonia, NC 35,000 sf Serving a multitude of activities, including student gatherings, physical education and student dining, the Gaston Day Student Activity Center incorporates a 750-seat gymnasium, a raised indoor running track, locker rooms, offices, training and health classrooms as well as a full-service kitchen and dining hall.

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CHA RLOT T E L AT IN SCHOOL : CEN T R AL ADMINISR AT ION AND UPPER SCHOOL Charlotte, NC 49,128 sf Charlotte Latin School’s central administration and upper school classroom building creates a welcoming and inviting environment for visitors, students, and staff. The iconic light tower clearly identifies the entry to the campus. The diverse interior spaces offer students opportunities to learn in many different venues with an emphasis on biophilic design. The building recalls Latin’s long history, while looking forward to preparing students for the world’s future challenges.

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L AKE OCONEE ACADEMY: LOWER SCHOOL Greensboro, GA 55,000 sf The natural setting for Lake Oconee Academy is surrounded by future development of a small urban community. The design of the lower school creates a park setting with outdoor areas designed for learning and a series of campus buildings to reduce scale, identify the various building activities and reinforce the outdoor spaces.

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THE FRANCISCAN SCHOOL Raleigh, NC 80,000 sf In a setting of landscaped courtyards and peaceful outdoor spaces, The Franciscan School is a humble reflection of the life of St. Francis. Simple architectural design features and materials instill the values of simplicity in an inspiring setting for learning. Anchored by the community center and chapel, the campus provides learning opportunities for children from early childhood through the eighth grade.

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CHA RLOT T E CATHOL IC HIGH SCHOOL : FINE ARTS CENTER Charlotte, NC 44,000 sf Supporting the expansion of Charlotte Catholic’s fine and visual arts program, the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte has envisioned a building that also accommodates cultural events for the surrounding community. Through charettes with multiple constituent groups, the design team helped school representatives bring the project to life prior to construction through computer models and renderings used in fundraising efforts.

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C O V E N A N T DAY S C HOO L Matthews, NC 57,100 sf The Covenant Day High School building is designed so that learning happens everywhere. It also is designed around the fact that no two students learn alike. With a diverse array of space types and sizes, the school supports 21st Century learning, social and emotional learning (SEL), and human wellness.

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HIGHER EDUCATION

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Queens University of Charlotte: Rogers Science and Health Building

The Catholic University of America: Opus Hall 18

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Campbell University: John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center

Davidson College: West Hall


Clemson University: Residence Hall

Campbell University: Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine Results Beyond Architecture

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