Jamison Elementary School Annex

Chicago, IL

owner:

Public Building Commission of Chicago / Chicago Public Schools

design team:

PBC Design Architect - SMNG-A Architects, Ltd.
Architect of Record - Architrave, Ltd.
Structural/MEPFP Consultants - KJWW Engineering
LEED Consultant - HJKessler and Associates
Civil/Landscape Consultants - Terra Engineers, Ltd.
Acoustical Consultant - Shiner + Associates, Inc.
Hardware Consultant - ASSA ABLOY

completion date:

2017

project description:

New 41,000 SF three–story addition containing 14 classrooms, science and music rooms, a multipurpose room, kitchen and servery and selective renovation of the existing K-8 school building including an art classroom, teacher’s lounge and provisions for ADA compliance.

design solutions:

New classrooms are organized along a north-south axis within the new Annex wing. A larger first floor footprint accommodates the multipurpose room, kitchen and server. Annex circulation connects directly into existing building circulation at all levels.
A mandated minimum LEED Certified level of certification guides the project’s sustainable design which includes extensive use of natural lighting, high performance building envelope components and energy saving building mechanical systems.