BETTY H. FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL
© DLR GROUP | 2009
CLIENT: Phoenix Union School District
LOCATION: Phoenix, AZ
AREA: 326,000 GSF
ROLE: Maryam Eskandari, Project Designer
AWARD: AIA Western Mountain Region Award
For this project, we focused on creating the feel of a small community, a student-focused campus, and ensured that it would be adaptable over time.
SMALL LEARNING COMMUNITIES: The campus promotes a genuine sense of belonging among students by providing inspirational and social spaces where students are empowered to succeed. Each individual school is self-contained, housing large gathering spaces, media resources, administration, counseling services and food services.
STUDENT-FOCUSED CAMPUS: The large 2,400 student population was organized into smaller cohorts, each with its own distinct identity and degree of autonomy. This allows students to learn with a smaller group of peers during their time.
ADAPTABILITY OVER TIME: The facility supports the existing instructional process and easily adapts to changing curricular delivery models.
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