Environmental Chart School | Middle School

Location: 209 Bausman Street | Pittsburgh, PA

The school’s design bridges neighborhood divides by organizing the program into private zones of specific school facilities and public zones designed to be accessible for use by the community, including a project resource center and maker space.  The entry of the school also allows the two zones of the building to be operational independent of each other.  The design of balconies, openings, and green roofs reinforces the connection between the building and the community, aids in solar shading and water collection, and helps the school become a device for learning, and to also showcase the learning and life happening within the school to the outside community.