Zyscovich Elementary Schools Brochure

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Educational Design Elementary Schools

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Zyscovich is improving student outcomes through design Our exceptional experience in educational facilities planning and design provides our team with in-depth expertise aligning developmental objectives, safety concerns and the physical design of school facilities. To date, this experience comprises well over one billion square feet of educational facility construction, including programming, campus planning, prototype development and interior design services, as well as traditional architectural services, historic rehabilitation and construction administration. Our state-of-the-art facilities incorporate innovative and flexible spaces that facilitate teaching and enhance the student learning experience.

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PINE JOG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL West Palm Beach, FL Pine Jog Elementary is a LEED® Gold certified, two-story elementary school representing a new paradigm of school design featuring 21st century learning. A one of a kind jointuse public school campus, the curriculum combines traditional education with comprehensive ecological awareness by synergizing the programs, building systems, and design features of the elementary school and the adjacent phased replacement Environmental Education Center (EEC) facility, simultaneously limiting impact to the site and the community. Student Stations: 960 Size: 129,966 SF

LEED® Gold, U.S. Green Building Council 21st Century School FEFPA Architectural Showcase, 1st Place, Best Elementary School AIA Miami Award of Excellence Governor’s Serve to Preserve, Green Schools Awards, School Finalist Best of Judges Award, Southeast Construction Best Green Building Award, Southeast Construction Gold Citation, Educational Interiors Showcase AS&U DesignShare Recognized Value Award Green Building of America Award, Real Estate & Construction Review Citation of Excellence, Learning by Design

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PINE CREST LOWER SCHOOL Boca Raton, FL

The Lower School facilities have been relocated to a central location within the campus to enhance protection of the youngest students and to place them in direct proximity to all of the school’s supporting program areas. This school’s program objectives are innovative for several reasons. First is through the recreation of the campus, new exterior learning spaces have been created, and the ability for students to interact with natural areas and the environment enhanced. A second innovation is evidenced in Pine Crest Administration’s commitment, wherein for the first time, they have created and adopted a policy to pursue a LEED® Certification for all facilities. Student Stations: 640 Size: 59,873 SF

LEED® Gold, U.S. Green Building Council 21st Century School FEFPA Architectural Showcase, First Place, Best Elementary School Campus Buildings Learning by Design, Outstanding Project Associated Builders & Contractors Association, Eagle Award Architectural Portfolio Outstanding Design American School & University Project of Distinction School Planning & Management

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GALAXY E3 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Boynton Beach, FL Galaxy E3 Elementary invented a new direction for K-5 instruction in Palm Beach County, the nation’s 11th largest school district. This is the first CHOICE (magnet) elementary school specifically designed to provide E3 learning to the District’s underprivileged and minority populations. The school curriculum focuses on Energy, Environment and Engineering and includes a focus on science and math. To complement the curriculum, the school was the first LEED® Platinum school in the country to integrate the curriculum into building and site design. Student Stations: 751 Size: 109,000 SF

LEED® Platinum, U.S. Green Building Council 21st Century School FEFPA Architectural Showcase, 1st Place, Best Elementary School TCA Tilt-Up Achievement Award, Educational Division USGBC SFL Gala Verde, Most Outstanding LEED® for Schools Project AIA Miami Committee on the Environment, Honor Award AIA Miami, Award of Excellence for Architecture

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HAMILTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Sanford, FL Hamilton Elementary School is a Magnet School of Engineering and Technology with a focus on science, technology, and robotics. The renovation portion of the project transformed approximately 65,000 SF of outdated classrooms, administration, dining and the media center to accommodate 21st century learning modalities and technologies, with particular emphasis on incorporating instructional spaces for the science, engineering and technology programs, including a robotics lab. Student Stations: 764 Size: 79,059 SF

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DOWNTOWN DORAL CHARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Doral, FL The exterior architectural characteristic of the building is compatible with City of Doral design guidelines and is in harmony with the surrounding community. The educational curriculum at the compact, two-story elementary school includes a dual-language immersion magnet program. During the program validation phase, Zyscovich updated the intended facilities list established for the elementary charter school with educational enrichment areas for 21st century learning while remaining in full compliance with the prescribed PK-5 elementary curriculum. Student Stations: 840 Size: 58,765 SF

LEED Silver, U.S Green Building Council 21st Century School FEFPA Architectural Showcase, First Place, Best Elementary School

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DR. PHILLIPS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Orlando, FL Zyscovich provided programming, master planning, and traditional A/E services for this phased comprehensive construction project. The completed project provides a new 67,000 SF elementary school, a refurbished 8,100 SF covered play structure, relocation and expansion of the playfields, and removal of all existing portables, and comprises adaptation of OCPS’ prototype elementary school standards to include state-of-the-art technology in classrooms, the media center and the cafetorium/kitchen. Student Stations: 729 Size: 110,000 SF

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WILLOW OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Mulberry, FL The school features a courtyard with brick exteriors. The school’s simple geometries facilitate fast construction allowing for a 300-construction cycle. Also, the facility is designed with exterior “Choice Menus” to allow for customization into each community’s unique architectural character. The program includes an extensive arts, music and science wing and incorporates a “DaVinci Corridor” which leads to the schools “Great Room” dining/assembly area. The design incorporates numerous green elements. In addition, advanced technology brings audio enhanced classrooms and WiFi throughout the school. Student Stations: 970 Size: 126,384 SF

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BELLA CITTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Davenport, FL Located along the county edge of Polk County, Bella Citta Elementary will serve as a municipal epicenter for a new and growing community within the Bella Citta area. The elementary school is currently under construction and reflects the unique warm colors and materials used throughout the community due to its customizable characteristics. The school offers a Stations of 996 student stations and houses various educational programs such as extensive arts, music and science. In addition, a multipurpose stage/cafeteria space is included along with separate entrances for after school performances and activities. Student Stations: 996 Size: 126,384 SF

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BUNCHE PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Miami, FL The modular, two-story PK-5 elementary school responds efficiently to the requirements of its intended compact, urban site, as well as to the educational challenges faced by urban community schools. The school was designed in conjunction with community partners to provide services that were lacking within the surrounding neighborhood; for example, the elementary school was modified to accommodate an additional “plug-in” building for the school’s ESE program, which caters to autistic children. Student Stations: 354 Size: 39,517 SF

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ALLAMANDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Palm Beach Gardens, FL Allamanda Elementary School is the latest version of our two-story elementary school prototype. Our design approach is based on the “schools within a school” house concept to be utilized through the division of the kindergarten, primary and intermediate classrooms into separate “learning villages.” The “villages” are more personal, offering a sense of “smallness within largeness.” Each grade level’s area of the building has been designed to meet the specific needs of their educational curriculum goals while providing a place of safety, identity and ownership. Student Stations: 970 Size: 126,651 SF

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FREDERICK DOUGLASS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Miami, FL The Frederick Douglass Elementary school involved the replacement of an existing PK-5 school on a tiny urban, three-acre site in Historic Overtown in Miami, Florida. Zyscovich designed the District’s newest ‘micro-school’ utilizing a Small Schools by Design (SSD) framework. The facility responds efficiently to the requirements of its intended compact, urban sites, as well as to the educational challenges faced by urban community schools. The school and plug-ins were designed in conjunction with community partners to provide services currently lacking within the surrounding neighborhood, such as medical and speech therapy clinics, ESOL classes, and specialized ESE programs. Student Stations: 276 Size: 33,500 SF

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GROVE PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Palm Beach Gardens, FL This new generation elementary school was designed to fit on a small site to accommodate the district’s program for a phased replacement school. The school was right-sized and lean to be one of the most efficient public schools built today, while fully supporting and enhancing the 21st century curriculum. The brand new, state-of-the-art facility incorporates innovative and flexible spaces that facilitate new methods of teaching and enhance the student learning and social experiences. In addition this is a post-pandemic prototype with enhanced ventilation, compartmentalize HVAC systems and enhanced air filtration including bi-polar ionization. Student Stations: 650 Size: 85,000 SF

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HOPE-CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL West Palm Beach, FL Hope-Centennial Elementary School, the first three-story elementary school in Palm Beach County, was designed in multiple floors in order to fit its educational program into its compact urban site. Built in the midst of a somewhat blighted neighborhood, the new school has been a key to the area’s revitalization and provides numerous opportunities for public and community use. This, along with increased parent and community participation, has led to a dramatic reduction in crime in the neighborhood, formerly one of the toughest in the county, as reported by The Palm Beach Post. Student Stations: 996 Size: 126,163 SF

LEED Silver, U.S Green Building Council 21st Century School FEFPA Architectural Showcase, First Place, Best Elementary School School District of Palm Beach County Foundation of Excellence, Best New Construction or Replacement School Project

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MANATEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Lake Worth, FL Manatee Elementary was a large elementary school with operational and educational challenges due to its undersized facilities and site. The firm designed a two-story classroom building to the west of the existing building. The design creates an educational courtyard with interpretive learning areas, provides for increased safety and security in the campus and allows the under-utilized parcel to the east to become expanded playing fields in a park-like setting when the portables are removed. Student Stations: 800 Size: 56,567 SF

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PALMETTO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL West Palm Beach, FL Palmetto Elementary, a K-5 facility, was a phased replacement dual-campus school, incorporating one existing building from the original site, a renovated Jewish Community Center located across the street, and new classroom and administration facilities for both sites. The school has a very high ESOL population whose special needs had a significant impact on the design. The school design recognizes this heritage and facilitates community support for the school. The original campus will serve 450 students in grades K through two. The JCC site will serve 500 students in grades three through five. Each of the two parts of the campus will have its own music and food service wings and playground. Student Stations: 979 Size: 116,000 SF

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INNOVATION MONTESSORI OCOEE CHARTER SCHOOL Ocoee, FL Building Hope, a national non-profit organization, hired Zyscovich to master plan, program and design a new Early Learning Center. The planning process included an assessment of the school’s current and future needs, program development, an assessment of the constraints of the proposed site, and the fiscal parameters of the construction budget. The school program was developed around the Montessori Method, focused on curiosity, creativity, and passion for life-long learning, where children are encouraged to ask questions, explore their interests, and develop mastery through hands-on experience. Student Stations: 800 Size: 50,000 SF

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JACK & JILL CHILDREN’S CENTER Fort Lauderdale, FL Jack & Jill Children’s Center program includes year round early education center for children from 6 weeks to 5th Grade. Zyscovich is finalizing the center’s expansion project to include a K-5 elementary school, located on the existing campus. The expansion building is approximately 28,000 SF, consisting of classrooms and labs, a dining/multi purpose space, administrative offices, media room and therapy space for approximately 220 children. Exterior improvements include outdoor play spaces, parking and all required support spaces and utilities are provided. Student Stations: 220 Size: 28,000 SF

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COCONUT GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Coconut Grove, FL The project consisted of the construction of the reused of classroom building consisting of 4 classrooms with 2 educational labs for both art & music along with an outdoor art patio totaling approximately 5,680 SF of new building, including a new 10’-0” wide aluminum canopy system over concrete sidewalk that will connect the new building and the existing main building 01. Student Stations: 450 Size: 5,680 SF

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CORAL REEF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Pembroke Pines, FL The one-story stucco facility’s compact design is arranged around an academic core with a perimeter of “Universal Classrooms.” The academic core contains the large common area spaces such as art, music, dining, multi-purpose and media. The “Universal Classroom” is an educational module designed to accommodate all educational programs, including kindergarten, primary, intermediate, exceptional education and skills labs. The school, which provides for a hurricane shelter, was developed as a Design-Build project and completed in a record 12 months time. Student Stations: 970 Size: 104,500 SF

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D.D. EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Palm Beach Gardens, FL D.D. Eisenhower Elementary School is an adapted repeat of our two-story elementary school prototype. The project itself is a phased replacement and the School District kept the existing school operational as a holding school. The school site design recognizes the important role a school has in its neighborhood. Our approach enabled this new school to be both the educational and recreational centerpiece of its community. Student Stations: 970 Size: 126,651 SF

21st Century School School District of Palm Beach County Foundation of Excellence, Outstanding Modernization Project

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J.C. MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Boca Raton, FL J.C. Mitchell Elementary School is a phased replacement of an existing school on a restricted urban site. The school itself is an Exceptional Educational Center servicing a broad range of special needs children. The school’s one-story design is “Accessibly Friendly” to ensure all students are able to enjoy the school’s amenities. The facility is composed of a number of small “neighborhoods” under one roof. Each “neighborhood” has its own identity, ranging from young kindergarten to older intermediate students. The various “neighborhoods” all come together in the “Commons” areas, such as the media center, art, science and computer labs. The facility’s youthful color and easy-to-use arrangement provide for an enjoyable learning and working environment for both students and teachers. Student Stations: 1,042 Size: 135,570 SF

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35TH STREET DAY CARE CENTER New York, NY Design of day care center within existing two story space including rooftop playground. Proposed design connects all three levels by wide ramp. The ramp includes spaces for learning and playing, seamlessly integrating all three floors into one educational environment.

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TOUSSAINT L’OUVERTURE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Miami, FL

The design of this elementary school, located in an inner-city, Haitian neighborhood, was inspired by Miami’s single courtyard schools of the 1930s. In respect to the Caribbean derivation of most of its more than 1,000 students, Zyscovich emphasized light, color, and access to the outdoors, providing four open-air courtyards onto which all classrooms open. Inside, movable, soundproof partitions allow crowded classrooms to be reconfigured according to need. The bright Caribbean palette further enlarges the sense of spaciousness. Student Stations: 1,000 Size: 79,000 SF

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LAKE TRAFFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Immokalee, FL The School District of Collier County is facing a serious overcrowding problem at nearly all schools in the district. They embarked on a major capital improvement plan to resolve the problem. This plan included converting all of the existing K-5 elementary schools to K-6 schools through remodeling/reprogramming and major addition projects, while updating and modernizing the facilities to current District standards. At Lake Trafford Elementary, the final scope of work included construction of a new P.E. shelter, renovation work including ADA toilet upgrades, the creation of shared teacher planning areas, and a new HVAC system with electrical upgrades, and 22,000 SF of remodeling work. Student Stations: 787 Size: 90,000 SF

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MARSH POINTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Palm Beach Gardens, FL Marsh Pointe Elementary School is the latest version of our two-story elementary school prototype. Our design approach is based on the “schools within a school” house concept to be utilized through the division of the kindergarten, primary and intermediate classrooms into separate “learning villages.” The “villages” are more personal, offering a sense of “smallness within largeness.” Each grade level’s area of the building has been designed to meet the specific needs of their educational curriculum goals while providing a place of safety, identity and ownership. Student Stations: 970 Size: 126,651 SF

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OJUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL North Miami Beach, FL Ojus Elementary is an urban school on a small site in North Miami Beach. Zyscovich was commissioned to perform a campus master plan and design services for a 538-student station classroom addition. The firm first confirmed the educational program and improvements required by the project. The final scope of work comprised a new three-story facility with a new prototype kitchen/dining facility and 27 classrooms, additional staff parking and reconfiguration of the existing staff parking lot, the replacement of the existing P.E. Shelter, new play ground equipment, two new basketball courts, and upgrade of the existing electrical service. Student Stations: 538 Size: 49,088 SF

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PARK LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Parkland, FL Located on a twelve-acre site across the street from a city park, the siting of the school announces the civic threshold of a public space. It is located off a major highway (SR 41) and is surrounded by water on three sides. Therefore, student and traffic safety were primary concerns. Accordingly, the building was set back from the road and drop-offs were sited across a canal so that entry is over a bridge. The school site also includes a large city park with two ball fields and a separate, full, regular elementary school playfield. The master plan included this state-of-the-art park, baseball and softball fields, picnic area, and volleyball courts. Student Stations: 979 Size: 104,500 SF

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ROLLING HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Orlando, FL The Rolling Hills Elementary School was a replacement and renovation project planned in a single phase as students were being relocated to a swing school site during construction. The outdated, existing buildings were demolished, and the new school was built in its place. The new school campus includes 20 classrooms, an administration wing, a media center, kitchen, and dining/multipurpose spaces, and the renovation of two existing classroom buildings. The new facility design also includes art, science and computer skills labs along with ESE classrooms and resource rooms. Student Stations: 800 Size: 104,000 SF

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S.D. SPADY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Delray Beach, FL S.D. Spady Elementary School was the first African American school in Palm Beach County and the founding principal, Solomon David Spady, was appointed by Booker T. Washington. The replacement of the school was therefore a sensitive project and important for the entire community. Zyscovich’s design objective was to create architecture that recognizes the historic value of this school to the community. This was achieved by recalling the historic architecture of Delray Beach and incorporating metal roofs, Bahama shutters and residential scale openings similar to those found in the surrounding neighborhood homes. Student Stations: 643 Size: 88,010 SF

The City of Delray Beach’s Site Plan Review and Appearance Board, Award for Excellence of Design, New Public Buildings Category

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SUNRISE PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Boca Raton, FL The school was designed with two onestory structures: a 103,000 SF academic “core” building and a 1,500 SF field structure. The core contains large multipurpose spaces for art, music, dining, and media events and is surrounded by a perimeter of “universal” classrooms – modules designed to accommodate programs including kindergarten, primary, intermediate, exceptional education, and skills laboratories. Structurally upgraded, the facility further serves as a hurricane shelter. Sunrise Park Elementary is located on a site with a middle school and a nature preserve. Zyscovich designed a campus setting while also providing amenities for the middle school and resolving traffic congestion. New amenities include a physical education pavilion, two baseball fields, and basketball courts. Student Stations: 979 Size: 104,500 SF

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SUNSET PALMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Boynton Beach, FL Sunset Palms Elementary School is a repeat of the latest version of our two story elementary school prototype. Our design approach is based on the “schools within a school” house concept to be utilized through the division of the kindergarten, primary and intermediate classrooms into separate “learning villages.” The “villages” are more personal, offering a sense of “smallness within largeness.” Each grade level’s area of the building has been designed to meet the specific needs of their educational curriculum goals while providing a place of safety, identity and ownership. Student Stations: 970 Size: 126,651 SF

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UNION PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Coconut Creek, FL The new campus at Union Park Elementary consists of a new 79,000 SF, two-story building. The school includes 20 classrooms, an administration wing, a media center, kitchen, and dining multipurpose spaces, and a renovated 20,000 SF existing classroom building. The new facility design also includes art, science, and computer skills labs along with ESE classrooms and resource rooms. The renovated site design includes separate parent and bus entrances, new playfields, and a PE shelter. Student Stations: 520 Size: 79,000 SF

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ANDREA CASTILLO PREPARATORY ACADEMY Doral, FL Andrea Castillo Preparatory Academy is a compact prototype. The school comprises four pre-kindergarten classrooms, seven kindergarten classrooms, 21 primary classrooms housing grades 1-3, 10 intermediate classrooms housing grades 4-5, a covered outdoor dining, physical education and art patio, an administration office suite, a cafetorium, a kitchen and other ancillary areas. In addition, the school is equipped with wonderment and enrichment areas at the DaVinci, Language, Art and Music labs to complement the curriculum. Student Stations: 750 Size: 58,765 SF

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VILLAGE OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Immokalee, FL The School District of Collier County is facing a serious overcrowding problem at nearly all schools in the district. They embarked on a major capital improvement plan to resolve the problem. This plan included converting all of the existing K-5 elementary schools to K-6 schools through remodeling/reprogramming and major addition projects, while updating and modernizing the facilities to current District standards. Zyscovich designed the expanded site and buildings to create a new face to the campus, to provide for a separation of age groups within the facility, and to create an exterior learning courtyard. The new campus plan is highly secure, with a high-security, main entry point located at administration. The new site plan also provides extended on-site drop-offs and expanded parking facilities. Student Stations: 787 Size: 88,000 SF

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CHALLENGER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Tamarac, FL The compact 22-acre site for Challenger Elementary required the footprint of this school to fit within a 9-acre parcel, as the facility shares a campus with Millennium Middle School. The elementary school follows the design of a 2-story Zyscovich prototype used for seven other South Florida elementaries. Stylistically, Zyscovich created a strong architectural dialogue between the components and between the two schools by means of similar forms, color palettes and fenestration. This school serves the community not only as a hurricane shelter, but with a community park for weekend play and programs. It was constructed with the Design-Build and Fast Track methods, delivering completion within 300 days of ground breaking. Student Stations: 970 Size: 116,000 SF

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HIGHLANDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Immokalee, FL The School District of Collier County is facing a serious overcrowding problem at nearly all schools in the district. They embarked on a major capital improvement plan to resolve the problem. This plan included converting all of the existing K-5 elementary schools to K-6 schools through remodeling/reprogramming and major addition projects, while updating and modernizing the facilities to current District standards. At Highlands Elementary, the final scope of work included new classrooms and labs, an expansion of the dining/multi-purpose room and stage, and a new P.E. shelter. The renovation work included ADA toilet upgrades and a new HVAC system with electrical upgrades. Student Stations: 787 Size: 90,000 SF

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FRONTIER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Loxahatchee, FL The school was designed with two onestory structures: a 103,000 SF academic “core” building and a 1,500 SF field structure. The core contains large multipurpose spaces for art, music, dining, and media events and is surrounded by a perimeter of “universal” classrooms – modules designed to accommodate programs including kindergarten, primary, intermediate, exceptional education, and skills laboratories. Structurally upgraded, the facility further serves as a hurricane shelter. Frontier Elementary’s major cost savings were the result of inventive site planning. Zyscovich suggested creating a five-acre lake on the site from which fill could be used to raise the school’s elevation, a measure geographically critical for flood prevention. Student Stations: 979 Size: 104,500 SF

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TRADEWINDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Coconut Creek, FL Tradewinds Elementary is a K-5 school with a 979-student Stations. The project involved the design of two one-story structures: a 103,000 SF academic “core” building and a 1,500 SF field structure. The core contains large multipurpose spaces for art, music, dining,and media events and is surrounded by a perimeter of “universal” classrooms – modules designed to accommodate all programs including kindergarten, primary, intermediate, exceptional education and skills laboratories. Student Stations: 979 Size: 104,500 SF

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DIAMOND VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Greenacres, FL Diamond View Elementary repeats our one-story elementary school prototype, grades K-5. The facility is compactly designed around an optional “hurricane shelter” core with a perimeter of “universal classrooms”. The optional hurricane shelter core is a windowless structure designed to withstand winds up to 150 mph. The hurricane core contains the large common area spaces such as art, music, dining, multi-purpose and media. Student Stations: 998 Size: 104,500 SF

Associated Builders & Contractors, Architect’s Award for Excellence in Construction Public Works $5- $15 M Category

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GRAND BAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Doral, FL Grand Bay Elementary School is a compact prototype designed to expand to 1,150 student stations on a small 6.5 acre site. During the program validation phase, Zyscovich updated the exterior facades for community compatibility and created educational enrichment areas for 21st Century Learning while remaining in full compliance with the prescribed PK-5 elementary curriculum and to ensure student station funding compliance. Student Stations: 750 Size: 58,765 SF

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05-C ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Palm Beach County, FL This is a three-story new generation of compact prototype intended to fit on small sites to accommodation the school district phased replacement schools’ program. Land is a precious commodity in Palm Beach County, as new schools are needed in growing urban developed areas, sites are small. Also, this prototype’s super compact footprint accommodates an existing school remaining operational while a new school is built adjacently. The school is right-sized and lean to be one of the most efficient public schools built today, while fully supporting and enhancing the 21st century curriculum. Student Stations: 950-1,250 Size: 110,000 SF

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SITE 30 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Palmetto Woods, FL This school is a new generation of “supercompact” elementary school designed for small sites and DOE $/SS compliance. Zyscovich “right-sized” intended facilities list established for the elementary school with educational enrichment areas for 21st century learning while remaining in full compliance with the prescribed PK-5 elementary curriculum. The school is equipped with wonderment and enrichment areas at the DaVinci, Language, Art and Music Labs to complement the curriculum. The school site amenities include a service drive, playfield, tot lot, parent drop-off, and staff and visitor parking with landscaped areas. Student Stations: 850 Size: 90,000 SF

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Years of Experience in Master Planning, Architecture & Interior Design

Professionals

LEED® Accredited Professionals

200+

Sustainable & LEED® Projects

500+

Schools including the “Safest in the World” DODEA 21st Century Schools

Ranked 3rd Largest Educational Design Firm in the S.E. U.S. - ENR 212

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WHO IS ZYSCOVICH? Zyscovich strives to create enduring designs that are iconic yet contextual, incorporate the latest in design thinking, are sustainable climatically, and stand the test of time aesthetically. We approach projects by identifying opportunities to create a sense of place, supporting sustainable development by understanding how a campus, city or place came to be and

considering past and present development patterns, local needs for better communities, and economic obstacles and opportunities. Based on this philosophy, our team creates authentic environments specific to each community by providing design solutions for livable places with diverse populations, cultural amenities, and economic vitality.

Services Architectural Design

Land Planning

Programming

Facility Planning

Facility Master Planning

Strategic Facilities Planning

Strategic Site Planning

Zoning and Land Use Development Regulations

Work Flow Analysis

Innovation in Master Planning Design

Branding and Wayfinding

Sustainable Design Historic Preservation Program Management Urban Design

“Real Urbanism” Interior Design

Space Planning Lighting Design FF & E Specification Artwork Selection

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SUSTAINABILITY Design for sustainability is not always easy—it requires special motivation. Our experience with sustainable or high performance building design is not only advantageous to University operations, but also improves the health, safety and comfort of its students, staff and visitors. Zyscovich is committed to the incorporation of sustainable principles in our designs. Through the application of sustainable design tenets we are able to create facilities that provide highly-efficient operational systems, healthy environments for the occupants, and buildings that actually enhance the learning process. The firm has significant experience with regards to energy reduction initiatives for new

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and existing buildings, including the utilization of renewable energy systems. Although the challenges for LEED® certification can be significant, our expertise allow us to focus on those credits that have high programmatic value and/or high return on investment. With more than 200+ sustainable projects completed, in design or in construction for Green Globes, FGBC, International Green Certification Code (IGCC), Net-Zero Ready, and LEED® Certification at all levels, including Platinum, Gold, and Silver, Zyscovich is well-positioned to assist colleges and universities address the challenges posed by climate change.

Largest Green Architecture Firm by the South Florida Business Journal

Founding Member of the U.S. Green Building Council South Florida Chapter

Top Ten Green Design Firm in Florida by Engineering News-Record

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Pine Jog Elementary School was the first LEED® Gold Certified public school in the State of Florida. The education curriculum utilizes the entire Pine Jog Nature Preserve with designed learning places in and around the structures that bring the outdoors inside and vice versa. These opportunities include butterfly gardens, water re-use demonstration areas, understanding solar paths and energy through the creation of an interactive sun dial area, and biological life cycle study areas. 215


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